Category: Air Jordan

Bugs Bunny Had Air Jordan PEs Before Most NBA Players

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When Nike tapped Warner Bros. and the Looney Tunes for the Air Jordan marketing campaign in 1992, they created a limited run of Bugs-molded VIIs for promotional displays.

Above is a close look at one of the Bugs VIIs in a Cardinal-like colorway. Not only is the shoe oversized, but the toebox was designed to fit the toes on a rabbit’s foot. You’ll also notice JumpBugs embroidery along the ankle. An equally rare ‘Bordeaux’ version also exists.

Would you like to see Bugs return for next year’s 30th Anniversary celebration?

Via Sole Collector

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Air Jordan 14 “Ferrari”

Feast your eyes on the Air Jordan 14 “Ferrari” in all its glory. That carbon fiber is looking so beautiful against the Red suede one piece upper. The yellow Ferrari accents bring this sneaker to life. Let’s give Jordan Brand a round of applause for the Air Jordan 14 “Ferrari.” Now let’s just patiently wait for the release date this Fall.

These babies also go perfect with our Fully Laced “Ferrari” tees. Available in red, white, and black in-store and online.

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* via The Shoe Game
http://theshoegame.com/articles/air-jordan-14-ferrari-detailed-images.html

Air Jordan 6 Black/Infrared Rumored for Black Friday

Before the highly anticipated holiday Air Jordan 11 release, the Jordan Brand may be bringing back another classic for Black Friday.

Below are early images of the Black/Infrared Air Jordan 6, last released as part of the ‘Infrared Pack’ in 2010. While there aren’t any detailed shots yet, the shoe is accented by a more accurate shade of infrared than the last drop and appears to feature the 3M reflective underlay that was absent. We’ll surely get a better look shortly.

As of now, you can expect this release to go down on Friday, November 28.

 

* via Sole Collector
http://solecollector.com/news/air-jordan-6-black-infrared-rumored-for-black-friday/#ixzz35g2KLkvx

Air Jordan 3 Retro ‘Sport Blue’

Today’s news brings us our first detailed look at this year’s upcoming release of the ‘Sport Blue’ Air Jordan 3 Retro.

The all new retro from the Jordan Brand takes on an OG-inspired look with a black leather build and classic elephant print overlays. Grey nubuck appears to take care of the tongue, while sport royal handles the tongue and collar lining, eyelets and parts of the midsole below.

The ‘Sport Blue’ Air Jordan 3 Retro is set to hit authorized Jordan Brand accounts on August 16th.

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* via Sole Collector
http://solecollector.com/news/new-images-of-the-sport-blue-air-jordan-3-retro/#ixzz35cBBfubX

Sole Collector’s “Everything You Should Know About The Air Jordan 11”

There’s a good case to be made for the Air Jordan XI being the most important and popular sneaker in modern times. And judging from the success of each and every retro release, chances are that there wouldn’t be much argument.

But how exactly did the Air Jordan 11 come to be? What inspired it? How was it designed? You may accept it as a classic, but do you know the whole story?

Check out the video here.

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* via Sole Collector
http://solecollector.com/news/everything-you-should-know-about-the-air-jordan-11-video/#ixzz35WBgLwzW

Air Jordan 1 KO High ‘Royal’

As previewed back in March, the ‘Royal’ Air Jordan 1 KO High in scheduled to drop this fall.

Well, kind of. This pair actually makes use of Sport Blue to achieve the classic look. As you know, the blue hue will be featured heavily on Jordan retros this fall, coinciding with the first ever re-release of the ‘Sport Blue’ Air Jordan 6.

Does the less-then-royal shade throw the look off or will you still be in line for the release?

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* via Sole Collector
http://solecollector.com/news/a-detailed-look-at-the-air-jordan-1-ko-high-royal/#ixzz358SpKTG1

Follow Up : Michael Jordan’s Game-Worn Air Jordan XIs Sold for How Much?

Earlier in the month, we showed you an auction for a pair of Michael Jordan signed, game-worn “Playoff” XIs. The sneakers, which were being auctioned by former NBA player Eric Snow, are from Game 3 of the 1996 NBA Finals where the G.O.A.T. dropped 38 on the then-Seattle Supersonics.

The auction recently came to a close and let’s just say we’re not shocked at how much the sneakers fetched. The collectible Air Jordan sneakers sold for a total of $17,126. Considerably lower than the $104,765 that the “Flu Game” Jordan XIIs went for, but still far from chump change.

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* via Complex Sneakers
http://www.complex.com/sneakers/2014/06/michael-jordan-game-worn-air-jordan-xi-playoff-auction