Air Jordan 4 x Nike SB "Black Cat" Wear-Test Sample Photos

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Air Jordan logo seen at a store in Chongqing
CHONGQING, CHINA - 2020/08/29: Air Jordan logo seen at a store in Chongqing. (Photo by Alex Tai/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
This is a very exclusive sneaker.

exclusively for wear-testing purposes. This unique pair was crafted to test the comfort, durability, and performance of the then-upcoming "Pine Green" colorway without revealing any details about the actual color scheme. While not intended for public release, the "Black Cat" wear-test sample has garnered attention from sneaker enthusiasts and collectors alike for its elusive nature and connection to the iconic Air Jordan 4 silhouette. Featuring a sleek black colorway, the "Black Cat" wear-test sample exudes a timeless and understated aesthetic. The all-black design pays homage to the elusive and mysterious nature of the black cat.

With its premium materials and meticulous craftsmanship, this sample showcases the unparalleled quality and attention to detail synonymous with the Air Jordan brand. While collectors may never have the opportunity to own the Air Jordan 4 x Nike SB "Black Cat" Wear-Test Sample, its significance in sneaker history cannot be understated. As a rare artifact from the wear-testing process, this sample provides valuable insights into the development and refinement of one of the most iconic sneakers of all time. Despite its limited availability, the "Black Cat" wear-test sample remains a coveted piece.

“Black Cat” Nike SB x Air Jordan 4

The sneakers feature an all-black rubber sole with a matching black midsole. Green leather and suede construct the uppers, with different shades found throughout. Black accents are located around the laces and tongue. The tongue and heel feature lighter Jumpman logos. Overall, these sneakers are built with premium materials and feature a clean colorway made of different shades of green.

Unfortunately for sneaker fans, this Air Jordan 4 x Nike SB "Black Cat" will not be available for purchase. This is strictly a sample and there are no plans for the public to wear this pair. Further, make sure to let us know what you think about these kicks in the comments below. Additionally, stay tuned to HNHH for the most recent updates and news from the sneaker community. We’ll make sure to offer you the newest products from the most notable brands.

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About The Author
Ben Atkinson is a sneaker content writer at HotNewHipHop, with expertise in web content writing, digital marketing and search engine optimization (SEO). Ben’s love for sneakers began when he was 13. He founded Midwest Soles, his sneaker reselling business. He bought and sold hundreds of popular sneakers and learned everything there is to know about the sneaker market. He eventually combined his passion for sneakers with his passion for writing and started covering sneaker releases and valuable sneaker reselling information. Ben has previously written for Sneaker Flippers, managing the site’s email newsletter to over 15,000 engaged readers with a focus on enhancing the click/open rate to increase the sale conversion rate overall. On top of this, Ben would also create written content for the site with a view to increasing web traffic and online sales through SEO optimization. His favorite sneakers are the Air Jordan 1 ‘Bred’ and the Nike x Parra Air Max 1.