With a slew of successful colourways already applied to the Air Jordan 1, the Jordan brand returns with another clean iteration to finish off the year.
The various panels located across the upper of Jordan’s first signature shoe have played host to all sorts of legendary colourways that still command attention to this day, and each version carries its own story from points in MJ’s career. This limited-edition ‘A Star is Born’ iteration draws its inspiration from the Jumpman’s first appearance on the cover of Sports Illustrated – an issue which featured MJ towering above a trio of hapless Milwaukee Bucks defenders, as they watched him rise highest to secure an easy bucket during the first round of the illustrious NBA playoffs.
Built upon a white and black tumbled leather upper, the Bucks’ vibrant stripes are embroidered into the shoe’s signature Swoosh, featuring gradient hues of green like those seen on the jerseys side striping. MJ’s beloved Chicago Bulls are channelled into the release also, with red accents adorning the tongue, collar and encompassing the Swoosh. Finishing things off with an exclusive touch, “A Star is Born” is printed on the inside of the collar flaps.