Air Jordan brand was always in the limelight as it stepped into the basketball industry. Even though the kick received a ban in the court for its first edition for being the rebellious colorways depicted on the sneakers. But the NBA ban and choosing the rising star Michael Jordan was great milestones in the Jump man’s history. It was really a facelift for the player as well as the shoes in the global market. The confidence Michael Jordan showed to use the banned sneaker in the play was changed into a marketing strategy for increasing the market by the brand. By paying the fine amount of $5000 for the NBA Nike saw a vast market door opening for the brand. From there the brand didn’t look back as the brand had tremendous growth.
In each year the Jordan came up with a lot of new editions in its lineup. Some sneakers in certain circumstances won’t perform nicely in the market but the brand is very keen to rectify the problem for the sneakers and they will for sure come with a more competitive sneaker in the very next release. The growth of the brand in this industry is not a simple one because to stay in the trend they have to make sneakers that don’t compromise even for their appealing looks, comfort, style, and performance if its in the court or off court.
Here we go through some of the ladybird bug colored sneakers of the brand. Even the brand received the ban for the rebellious color combo we can see Jump man have a lot of its edition in the same color and made it its signature color. Below are some of them
1) Air Jordan Proto-Max 720
Air Jordan Proto Max 720 is referred by the brand as a flight suit for your feet. As it comes under the flight utility range blending with the edgy look and appealing lifestyle options makes it more eye catchy in the line ups of the brand. The edition has a borrowed its cushioning system from the classic collection Air Max 720 and with an additional; embellishments of the soft enduring textile as the upper length that covers the bootie. As a whole, it is a sneaker that one has one stop word for performance, comfort, and style. It has the signature color designed on them in a more bold way. It is released in the market on March 21st, 2019 at a retail price of $200.
2) Air Jordan 1 Mid Last Shot
Air Jordan 1 Mid Last Shot is featured as a tribute to the basketball legend Michael Jordan’s most memorable last shot he played as the member of the Chicago Bulls during the 87 dunk contest against the Utah Jazz in game 6 of the 1998 NBA finals wearing the Air Jordan 14. Now after two decades they are honoring the historic moment by celebrating the 20th anniversary by bringing back the blend of most praised Air Jordan 14 and Air Jordan 32 Low with a fist of Air Jordan 1 Mid. The kick features a black upper Ferrari style yellow wing branding coupled with hits of red throughout. It will hit the shelves of the market stores by June 14th of the year.
3) Russell Westbrook’s Jordan Fly Next
The Russell Westbrook’s Jordan Fly Next is the on-court signature wear for the player from the brand. Russell Westbrook entered the business with Jordan brand six years back in 2012. Now the player has signed a decade’s extended business deal with the brand. Jordan Fly Next released on January 10th, 2019 with a retail price of $130. It comes in all family sizes. The shoe design is very mesmerizing. The sole is comprised of two separate pieces bridged together with an exposed midfoot plate. The Why Not slogan on the tongue, his logo on the strap and an emblem on the insole.
4) Air Jordan 12 Bulls
Air Jordan 12 Bulls Gym Red is a resemblance of the Tinker Hatfield’s 1996 design. The sneaker features the Chicago Bulls color blend using Gym Red and Black. The mid top is fully covered with red including the mini branded panels on the side and upper eyelets. Contrasting black accents are used throughout the branding elements and sock liner. The all-new colorway gives a new look to the vintage statement but the performance factors remain the same.
5) Air Jordan 13 Low
Air Jordan 13 is signature wear from Jordan’s line ups. The original design is from the Black Panther inspiration. The Air Jordan 13 Low is an original release from the 1998 archive which had a rerelease in 2005 and followed by a 2016 release. More recently a collaboration with Hong Kong’s CLOT leads to a remastered Air Jordan 13 also named as the Black Christmas. With a normal original mesh and upper executed with dark hues. Contrasting red accents appear on the logo towards the heel and the midsole.
6) Air Jordan 1 Retro OG
Air Jordan 1 has made several comebacks in recent years from its release on the year 1985. In this new decade also Air Jordan 1 remains the iconic sneaker to ever release. According to the new updates, a retro release of the shoes paying tribute to 1985 original will hit the markets. And an OG forms for black Friday 2019. It is completely the reflection of the original released for all the sizes and the largest produced sneakers till dated.
7) Air Jordan 12 Retro Flu Game
The silhouette is featured to pay tribute to the 1997 NBA finals. During his final game, he was diagnosed with a sickness bug and food poisoning but Michael Jordan never gave up he played well and lead his team to the victory. This sneaker is to celebrate the determination of the basketball legend. The shoe is crafted with premium leather with a split design of red and black to compliment by giving it a touch of classic Chicago Bulls.
8) Air Jordan 14 Retro Ferrari Men’s Shoes
Air Jordan Ferrari was released in 2014 but the colorway was chilling red. Now in 2019, it is all set with University gold, black, and university red. The midsole gets an edgy look from the black carbon fiber and the red accents. The Jordan will be released in the market by June 22nd, 2019. The sneaker will cost $200.
9) Air Jordan 1 “Banned”
Air Jordan 1 sneaker nicknamed banned was the first shoe from Jordan brand designed by Peter Moore for the former basketball player Michael Jordan in the year 1984. Air Jordan 1 was a real facelift for the brand as well as the player. First, it was designed solely for the player but later it was introduced to the public. Still, the situations were not favorable for Mike and the brand got a ban on the grounds for not keeping up with the game dress code. The dress code for basketball until the date was white. By releasing in different colorways and the most retro sneaker arguably Air Jordan 1 is the most popular kick in the Jordan history.
10) Couture Air Jordan 1
Couture Air Jordan 1 colorway is again the perfect craftsman work makeover done on the classic Air Jordan 1. The couture colorway gives a new fashion from a legendary story. The upper part is covered by an elastic black leather and significantly covering the swoosh logo with a bold red bar. The unique styled descendent was released on February 23rd.
11) Air Jordan spizike Black Anthracite Gym
After two years the spizike hit the market in the new classic combination of black, anthracite and gym red. The upper layer is fully covered with black and the anthracite accents arrive on the toe with heels elephant print detailing. In contrast to the black red arrive on the throat, heel, midfoot and outsole. It is retailed in the market for $175.
12) Air Jordan 4 Bred
As Air Jordan 4 is celebrating its 30th anniversary it’s the sneakers year as there are a lot of retros on the way to pay homage to the originals. Air Jordan 4 Bred is a more awaited edition from the Jordan Line ups. Blending with black base complimenting the cement grey and fire red accents along with the classy Nike air note on the heel bar makes it more stylish. The shoe will be released on May 11th, 2019 for $200.
13) Air Jordan 14 Retro
Air Jordan 14 Retro is a mere reflection of the classic 1998 silhouette. The classic one as underwent a whole lot of editions. The original had a Ferrari influenced design that gives tribute to the love of MJ towards the motorsports. The retro one has a black red combination of colorway.
14) Air Jordan 10 Retro GS Fusion Red
Air Jordan 10 Retro GS fusion Red is a kids exclusive edition. As the Air Jordan 10 was a more praised silhouette in the Jordan line up it has made its appearance many times in the last decades. This vibrant color sneaker features a full suede build working together with the Air Jordan 10’s usual leather eye stay. Fusion red makes it more a kids exclusive collection. The blend of red and black on the checkboard collar lining gives the shoe a final touch of classic Air Jordan 10.
15) Air Jordan 33
Air Jordan 33 is a new tiger camo stripped sneaker adorned with a sleek black and white color scheme with grey paneling. It also escorts in flashes of metallic gold and university red as it’s signature embellishments to make it more stand out. The kick is retailed for a price of $175.