Air Jordan when it started its first flight before three decades it was remarked as the shoes that got banned in the court for its vibrant rebellious colorways. But the ban turned to a milestone and a blessing for the brand. From that day Jordan brand got the right hold in the market and revolutionized it in its own way. Now sneaker fanatics are running crazily at each release of Jordan to catch up with its huge line up of colorways released each year. Jordan started its career from the red and black vibrant colors but now it has let all the colors available to grace the sneakers in its every edition. The color barriers were nothing in front of the brand as all the editions of the brand came with unique authentic colors for its exquisite customers in and off the court. Among the colorways blue marks the most as there are a lot of blue sneakers released each year.
Now we can go through some of the best blue colorways in Jordan history in the past three decades.
1) Air Jordan 17 College Blue
Air Jordan 17 College Blue sneaker as a significant place in the Jordan Legacy. When Jordan made his second appearance in the court on 1995 after his first retirement In the year 1993 he was found wearing the shoe as a Washington Wizard. The Wilson Smith crafted game shoe got its inspiration from Jordan’s love for jazz and golf. It had even got some enthralling detailing like rolled edges with a white leather upper and the blue-black accents. The certified classic kick was released in 2002 with a price tag of $200.
2) Air Jordan 23 Titanium
Air Jordan 23 Titanium is another exclusive edition from the brand which was released on the 2008 line ups after the classic original Air Jordan 23 release. The limited edition took its inspiration from Michael Jordan’s alma mater the University of North Carolina and was released only in its selected stores with only a total of 1058 pairs produced till date. Obviously, these small numbers have increased its resale value and remain at the top of the price in auctions. The sneaker features white leather and grey textile upper with the sophisticated pattern covering the side panels and Carolina blue accents.
3) Air Jordan 5 Laney
Air Jordan 5 Laney was released to pay tribute to the legend Michael Jordan’s hedging days at the Laney high school in Wilmington. In the school, he was set back from the basketball as his body parameters were low. But he didn’t setback instead worked hard to reach his goal. And this great motivation he pulled out as paid off to become the basketball industry to revolve around him The color scheme of the shoe was Laney’s blue and yellow. Originally the kick was released in 2000 but re-released on 2013 too.
4) Nike Air Jordan 4 Military Blue
Nike Air Jordan 4 Military Blue debuted in 1989 and followed by many retro releases in recent years. The design of the shoe was exalted for its simple design with more of white military blue and grey compliments it in the ankle collar and midsole.
5) Nike Air Jordan Retro 4 Cavs
Nike Air Jordan Retro 4 Cavs is a retro release from the original classic Air Jordan 4 released on 1989. The sneaker was released to commemorate the defeat of Cleveland Cavaliers against the legend Michael Jordan in 1989 NBA playoffs. The kick features the signature black nubuck upper with safety orange and game royal accents.
6) Nike Air Jordan 4 Motorsport
Nike Air Jordan 4 Motorsport again counts as another retro release from the classic wear Air Jordan 4. The kick makes it inspiration from the legends love for motorsports. The shoe runs on a premium tumbled leather with complimenting grey and white. The vibrant blue tone is prominent on the tongue and outsole.
7) Air Jordan 12 Obsidian
Air Jordan 12 Obsidian was released in the year 1997. And later the retro was released in 2012. The kick flaunts with an obsidian blue leather upper with French blue and university blue detailing on the inner lining heel and jump man logo.
8) Eminem Air Jordan 4 Encore
Air Jordan 4 retro made its collaboration with Eminem and Carhartt to commemorate their 15th anniversary of shady records. This pair features a black Carhartt on the upper length with white contrast midsole, The lacing system is embellished with silver lace tabs, air cushioning, and grey outsole. The sneaker was a limited edition in Jordan history with only 10 pairs. Most of them were auctioned in eBay for remarkable prices
9) Travis Scott X Air Jordan 4 Cactus Jack
Travis Scott is a well-known rapper and songwriter from the United States. The rapper has shaken hand with Jordan brand for some of its releases and turned in to remarkable collaborations in the brand history. This Nike Air Jordan 4 Cactus Jack is a pay homage to the Oilers who took the field in their red, white and blue uniforms in Houston where Travis hailed. The pair features a lighter shade of blue on the upper and black accents. The cactus branding on the heel tab gives it the finishing touch.
10) Air Jordan 11 Columbia
Air Jordan 11 Columbia was dropped in the year 1996 and it was noted that MJ didn’t wear the shoe for NBA all-star game. The pair runs in white upper and contrasting Columbia blue accents. The inspiration for the shoe was driven from Michael Jordan’s University of North Carolina alma mater.
11) Air Jordan 3 True Blue
Original Air Jordan 3 True Blue retro debuted in the year 1988 with its four colorways. After the first release, the sneaker was rereleased a lot of times but the 2016 retro release was remarkable as it came with the original Nike branding after its release in the year 1988. The kick features a white leather upper with signature elephant print on the toe box and heel. Underfoot flaunts with the grey outsole, white midsole, and true blue mudguard.
12) Air Jordan 6 Sports Blue
Air Jordan 6 sports blue first released in 1991 didn’t make to its rerelease in the years till 2014. That was a long wait for an edition in the Jordan brand. It was released in the sport blue pack along with Air Jordan 3 and 14. The kick flaunts in white upper, Air jump man logo on the tongue and the lace overlay. The blue silhouette compliments in the midsole and the ankle collar.
13) Air Jordan 9 Powder Blue
Originally Air Jordan 9 Powder Blue was released in the year 1993. Compared with any other kicks from the classic Air Jordan 9 this edition have a more simple design. The pair features a white leather as upper and North Carolina powder blue midsole.
14) Air Jordan 13 Flint
Air Jordan 13 Flint first released in the year 1998 was returned many times in recent years. The outspoken one among them was the 2010 Air Jordan 13 Flint released without its signature 3M detailing.
15) Air Jordan 6 Retro Olympic
Air Jordan 6 Retro Olympic debuted in the year 2000 as it was found worn by the NBA stars of team USA Ray Allen and Vin Baker. Again in 2012, the silhouette was re-released for the commemoration of the London Olympic games. With a slight change from the first release, the 2012 sneaker features navy midsole instead of usual white and icy blue translucent outsole and traditional Air Jump man branding remains the same as the originals.