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Pendleton-iD.

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When I first saw the Pendleton options,
I thought they were a good idea
but I tried and tried and couldn’t make one I really liked.

In the end I used earth colors like green and brown
so I remembered the BRS Air Max 87 from the Powerwall,
which is rather too expensive now and therefore out of my reach.

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Also since they are some years old now
and getting a pair in a good condition for a reasonable price
is almost impossible.

I wanted to use the BRS (blue ribbon sports) as an inspiration
without actually redoing the model exactly.

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My version is supposed to be a nod to the original
but still be different enough to be a good one.

For laces I went for the two colored option
but accidentally didn’t read their color,
I thought they would match the tongue.

Ended up having to replace them.

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They might be newer shaped Air Max 1s,
but they are nice nontheless.

Mine should be suitable for warmer weather
since I used mesh on the toebox
but if I used more of the rather heavy Pendleton-material,
these surely would be tough and warm wintersneakers.

Smooth leather is used on the mudguard
for them to withstand some puddles.

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The Air Max 1 iD is only available as a Flyknit version
or a nubuk or denim premium version with minimal options.
I hope they prepare for the newer Air Max 1
that is shaped like the older ones coming as an iD.

Buying advice:
The Pendleton options aren’t available anymore on NikeiD.com,
so they might only appear on the second hand market.
They shouldn’t be that expensive
since the newer Air Max 1 aren’t accepted widely.
Get it if you want a really exclusive version of the new shaped Air Max 1.
Don’t get it if you just can’t stand the shape.

It is an us 8.

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