COMFORT AND MINIMALIST APPEAL The Nike Air Max Thea Jacquard Women's Shoe has a lightweight, virtually seamless upper and one-piece midsole/outsole that give it a sleek, low-cut profile. A visible Air Max unit and Phylon midsole provide lightweight cushioning and comfort. Benefits: • Woven textile and synthetic upper for comfort and durability • Visible Max Air technology • Phylon midsole for lightweight cushioning • Midsole doubles as outsole for traction, durability and reduced bulk • Solarsoft sockliner for superior comfort Nike Air Max OriginsNike's revolutionary Air-Sole unit made its way into Nike footwear in the late '70s. In 1987, the Nike Air Max debuted with visible air in its heel, allowing fans more than just the feel of Air-Sole comfort. Suddenly they could see it. And just a few years later, the next-generation Nike Air Max 90 became a hit with both athletes and collectors by offering striking color combinations, lightweight performance and a cushioned ride.