Sizing Guide: How Does The Air Max Dawn Fit?

Sizing Guide: How Does The Air Max Dawn Fit?

My Methodology

I would like to preface this sizing guide by saying that there is no “perfect shoe size” but rather a “size range” that works best for most people when it comes to sneakers. As you continue reading, understand that this “size range” assumption will serve as the foundation of my fit and sizing advice. Enjoy the article and I hope it helps!



The Nike Air Max Dawn fits comfortably at true-to-size.

In most scenarios, the Nike Air Max Dawn fits comfortably at true-to-size, but continue reading for more tips based on your individual foot type and/or fit preference.


Sizing Tips

Nike Air Max Dawn Fit and Sizing Guide

  • I usually wear a US12 in most athletic and leisure shoes and that’s what I like to wear in the Nike Air Max Dawn. At this size, the Air Max Dawn fits comfortably with no excessive length at the toe. Since I like to wear my shoes loosely laced, the US12 works perfectly. Another shoe with a similar fit profile is the Saucony Shadow 6000 and Karl Fusion 2.0 which also fit comfortably roomy when buying true-to-size.

  • If you have narrow feet, you may want to stay with your standard shoe size. Although the width of the footbed is generous, the shoes are spot-on length-wise, and going down a half-size may make the sneaker too snug.

  • Those with wider feet will most likely want to go a true-to-size or a half-size up from your most common size depending on how snug or roomy you prefer. Even if you prefer a snug fit, I would say go true to size as the Nike Air Max Dawn has a fairly wide footbed that won’t be too constricting.

    Wide-footers that are in-between sizes, may even want to go up a half-size just to be safe, but true-to-size would most likely still work if your desired size is not available.

  • If you prefer as snug fit or like to wear your shoes loosely laced, then you should definitely go with your higher shoe size.

    For example, I’m wear 11.5/12 and to get a snug fit, I’d buy a 12. The 11.5 would be too snug.

  • If you prefer a roomy fit or like to wear your shoes tightly laced go up a half-size and especially if you have wide feet.

    In a pinch, you could get away with your normal size, but only if that’s your only option.



Air Max Dawn FAQs

Answers To Common Questions

  • The Nike Air Max Dawn is the perfect example of an athleisure shoe. It offers great comfortability in terms of midsole cushioning and has a great blend of responsiveness and stability.

    There are shoes that may feel softer on-feet, but the Fusion 2.0 offers a good mix of comfort and stability which may be more appealing to older buyers.

  • To date, Air Max Dawn releases offer a budget conscious mix of synthetic suede, mesh, and polycarbonate materials. In addition, the shoe’s are apart of sustainable offerings which mean it’s comprised of at least 20% recyclable materials.

  • If you’re rough on shoes, then cleaning shoes like the Air Max Dawn Fit can be a bit challenging and tricky due to the delicacy of the mesh uppers. Fortunately, RESHOEVN8R offers amazing products like the Dry Suede Kit and Essential Shoe Cleaning Kit that provide everything you need to keep the suede and mesh clean without ruining the nap or texture of the shoe for a reasonable price.


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