Air Max 93 / 270

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The Nike “Air Max 93” (aka “Air Max 270”)  is the first Nike running shoe to have a colored Air unit. While the color of the original laces will depend on the pack / colorway / release, the OG shoelace style and sizing is the same across all. The Air Max 93 come equipped with standard, flat-bodied cotton / poly blend, generally between 54 and 63 inches (137 / 160 CM). If you prefer to wear your laces untied, we recommend going with a slightly bigger 63 inch shoelace – it’s a better fit for laid back styles.

Sneaker Air Max 93 / 270
Lace type Flat
No of Eyelets 7
Lace size 54 or 63 In / 160 CM


Depending on your personal style, tastes and preferences, you could swap out OG laces with a variety - below are some of our favorites. Also, be sure to check out our 15 favorite lace swaps for Air Maxes

  1. Gold tipped "ROPE" laces
  2. Black "FLAT" 3M laces
  3. White / grey "FLAT" 3M laces
  4.  Red x Black "ROPE" laces

More About The 93s

The Nike Air Max 93 was first released in 1993 known as the Nike Air Max 270. The Air Max 93 originally had this name because the Air Max heel was exposed for 270 degrees. It’s arguable that the Air Max 93s was a followup to the Nike Air Max 180 because of certain similarities. One is the AM93 features 270 degrees of air, while the 180 only features 90. Furthermore, both the Air Max’s had a sockliner and no real tongue, which was clearly inspired by Nike's Huarache inspired design. The Air Max 93 was also the first Nike running shoe to have a colored Air unit. Before the Air Max 93, the Air unit was just white. After the Air Max 93, all Air Max shoes have had a colored Air Max unit as part of the design of the shoe.

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  1. Matt says : Reply

    Whoa – these are some throwback Air Maxes. I used to have these back in the day, I wish I kept them!

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