Air Jordan 6 "Aqua" To Drop This Year: First Look

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The Air Jordan 6 "Aqua" is set to drop during the Holidays.

One of the best Jumpman silhouettes of all time is the Air Jordan 6. As many Michael Jordan fans know, this is the first sneaker he ever won a championship with. Overall, this shoe is sleek and his a unique racecar quality to it. Additionally, it is a sneaker that has been blessed with a plethora of colorways over the years. Fans love this model and they are always going to cop new offerings. That said, it should come as no surprise that 2023 is going to be filled with some new Jordan 6s.

Furthermore, this is going to be a big year for the Air Jordan 8. This model came out two years after the Jordan 6, and is now celebrating its 30th anniversary. Last year, Jordan Brand gave the Jordan 7 a lot of love, and now, it is the 8's turn. Although this model isn't as popular as the Jordan 6, there are some colorways that fans absolutely adore. For instance, there is the "Aqua" offering that Jordan wore during the 1993 All-Star Game. This model is expected to come back at some point, however, it is also going to find itself on some other silhouettes. The Jordan 5 is one of these silhouettes, and as it turns out, the Air Jordan 6 will also get the "Aqua" treatment.

Air Jordan 6 "Aqua"

Image via Sole Retriever

Thanks to the sneaker insider Sole Retriever, we now have some mockups of what this "Aqua" Jordan 6 will look like. Overall, it is shaping up to be a gorgeous shoe that will certainly impress fans. Firstly, this model is dressed in some black suede on the upper. Secondly, there is some purple on the top in the form of the lace lock, the Jumpman logo, and the strip on the heel tab. Lastly, purple and blue are placed as highlights on the midsole.

For now, it is being reported that this shoe will drop during the Holiday season. Moreover, this is a shoe that will be sold in full family sizing. More details are set to be revealed, so stay tuned to HNHH for the latest news and updates. Additionally, let us know what you think of these, in the comments below.

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Air Jordan 6 - Image via Sole Retriever

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About The Author
Alexander Cole is the current Managing Editor of HotNewHipHop. He started at HotNewHipHop back in 2018 where he began as a Sports and Sneakers writer. During this time, he has shown an expertise in Air Jordans, Yeezys, and all things that have to do with Nike. His favorite kicks are the Air Jordan 1 High OG, the Air Jordan 4, the Air Jordan 6, and the Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 in the "Beluga 2.0" colorway. Although his collection might not be the biggest, he is always looking to add new styles to it. When it comes to sports, Alex has a particular interest in the NBA and the NFL. His favorite teams are anywhere LeBron goes, and the Kansas City Chiefs. As a Montrealer, the Montreal Canadiens hold a special place in his heart, even if they haven't won the Stanley Cup in his lifetime. Alex also works for the Concordia Stingers, where he provides play-by-play and color commentary for the football, hockey, and basketball teams His favorite hip-hop artists are Kendrick Lamar, Playboi Carti, Travis Scott, and Lil Uzi Vert.