My Closet: Air Max 1 “the Six”

WHAT?  Air Max 1 “The Six”

Toronto Nike Air Max The 6

WHY? When word got out that we were going to have a specific Toronto Air Max 1, it was an easy call to make sure that I had them. As a big Air Max fan, it was an absolute must.

In fact, someone posted a comment on my IG account that they would “Unfollow me if I didn’t buy these”.

They were released during the last two weeks of 2015 and were super limited, although actual numbers were never released.

DESIGN BEHIND THE SHOE:  The shoe is full of Toronto specific details; like the CN Tower on the insole, the Maple Leaf on the tongue tag and the Northern Lights on the sock liner.

Toronto Air Max insole and sock liner

Nike Air Max The 6

Another exclusive to “the Six” feature also includes a rubberized coating on the all-white outsole and airbag to prevent cracking in cold weather. Nike also added technical features such as a coated leather, buck leather, tech woven textiles and a waxed lace to help combat winter in Canada.

When I first saw the covered airbag I was on the fence on whether I liked it or not. I was originally planning to see if I could cut away the rubber from over the airbag, but it has grown on me and I am glad I did not.

WHERE TO BUY? This shoe marks my first time getting through on nike.ca at 3am and securing a pair.  It has only happened one time since! They were set to also drop south of the border a few days later, but it never happened. There was rumours of a deep south outlet drop but I don’t know of anyone that got a pair that way.

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