Nike Presents Exotic New Animal Prints on Classic Sneakers

The “Animal Instinct” collection features the Nike Air Max 90, Air Force 1 Mid and more.

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This fall, Nike is set to introduce a new animal print-themed footwear collection named “Animal Instinct.” While the Swoosh is no stranger to presenting animal-inspired looks, this batch of sneakers is sure to stand out.

Beginning with the Air Max 90, various materials and prints grace the upper. Mesh, suede and leather combine with cheetah, snakeskin, python and zebra prints throughout the multicolored upper. Red leather Swooshes and red surrounding the sneaker’s Air unit further accent the look. As for the Air More Uptempo, these exotic touches return, landing on the sneaker’s signature “AIR” lettering. A white leather base and sole unit combines with red Swooshes and a black tongue to round out the colorway. Looking to the Air Force 1 Mid, its various overlays carry animal-inspired detailing while a white leather base of the upper is supported by a pink sole unit. Wrapping up the options with the Blazer Mid, a calmer presentation includes hits of each material accompanying an otherwise plain white and off-white composition. Lastly, each colorway also features a Nike logo that is revealed beneath slash marks on the tongue and sockliner.

Release for the entire Nike “Animal Instinct” collection is expected to take place in the coming months via Nike and select retailers.

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