Day: March 24, 2021

The Nike Air Max 90 “Bacon” Reminds Us That Sneakers Are Supposed to Be Fun

In 2021, everything old in the sneaker world is new again. From Stussy’s Nike Huaraches coming back for the first time since 2000 to the Air Max 1 “Kiss of Death”—the shoe that put multihyphenate Edison Chen and his CLOT line on the map in 2006—getting a surprise return, shoes that entire generations of sneaker fans never had a chance to pick up are suddenly within reach. One of the weirdest and most iconic of them is set to make its return later this month. A true OG of the golden era of Nike collabs, the Air Max 90 “Bacon” hits the SNKRS app on March 26th.

While at first glance it may seem a relic of the thankfully bygone era of Bacon Culture, when you couldn’t step into a trendy restaurant without finding a novel approach to pork products, the “Bacon” AM90’s roots actually go all the way

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