The ubiquity of the “Crying Jordan” meme has been well-documented, and it doesn’t seem to be phasing out of internet vernacular anytime soon. If anything, it’s only getting bigger, and this Air Jordan custom sneaker is proof.
If you’re a sneakerhead, the summertime is basically primetime for you. All those icy soled kicks and fresh white mesh you’ve had tucked away in your closet can finally see the light of day once winter’s wretched weather passes.
Pretty soon Spike Lee might not be the only one wearing golden kicks. A placeholder page has appeared on Nike’s SNKRS app, which they use to list their upcoming releases, and that placeholder shows the golden Air Jordan 4 pictured above.
Just in case you were wondering how much Adidas was cutting into Nikes’ profits – not that much, if the personal wealth of Nike co-founder Phil Knight and Michael Jordan are any indication.
After a slow start to its existence (it first released in 2009), the Air Jordan 1 KO silhouette has been picking up steam, with both “Royal Blue” and “Shadow” colorways selling out at retailers in recent months.
Jordan Brand has been slowly rolling out a series of sneakers with slightly altered color blocking, calling them the “Alternate Collection.” Each of the sneakers has taken an existing shoe and inverted some of the colors.
Ever since Kobe Bryant announced his retirement mid-season, the Lakers’ season has been more about the “Kobe Farewell Tour” than the on court performance (which is perfectly fine if you’ve watched any Lakers games).
After some poor quality photos circulated the web last week, Jordan Brand has begun an elaborate unveiling for the Air Jordan 30. It’s took place at Adler Planetarium in Chicago, and the recorded livestream of the event is still available here.
In 2015 Air Jordan made a commitment to returning to high quality materials, something fans have complained about as the quality of materials and construction of retro Jordan sneakers has diminished while the price tag has gotten larger.
The first Just Don x Air Jordan 2s were a pretty big deal, so naturally, news of a new colorway has fans of the original very excited. Today, Don C's close friend, Isimeme “Easy” Otabor, teased a new "cream" version of the sneak