Nike Air Max Plus 3 Gradient Goes From Navy To University Blue A First Look Nike continues its run of Air Max Plus 3s with a new gradient colourway from navy to University Blue. The sneaker features a mesh and synthetic upper with tonal overlays, and the gradient effect is created with a blue nickelodeon print on the tongue, heel, and insole. A white midsole and blue outsole complete the look. Air Max Plus 3 Gradient is scheduled to release soon this fall at select retailers and Nike.com. Stay tuned for more details.