Brand: Nike SB
Model: Air Jordan 1
Key Features: The “Defiant 1” Nike SB Air Jordan 1 Highs feature leather uppers that, with wear, reveal new colors over time, as well as Swoosh branding on the side, the Air Jordan Wings logo on the collar, a Nike SB tongue tag, and Zoom Air insoles. Nike SB’s Air Jordan 1 Lows feature leather and suede uppers, Swoosh branding on the side, the Air Jordan Wings logo at the heel, and Jumpman branding on the tongue.
Release Date: April 1 (Air Jordan 1 Lows), May 10 (Air Jordan 1 High “Light Bone”/”NYC to Paris” skate shop exclusive), and May 25 (Air Jordan 1 Highs general release)
Price: $175 (Air Jordan 1 Highs)
Buy: Nike and select retailers (see list below)
Editor’s Notes: Following a joint collaboration with Lance Mountain in 2014, Nike’s Jordan Brand and SB divisions are joining forces again to release two colorways of the Air Jordan 1 High and four low-top versions of the same silhouette.
The Nike SB Air Jordan 1 Lows dropped on April 1, while both colorways of the High are set for a wider release on May 25 after the “NYC to Paris”/“Light Bone” colorway was released exclusively through select skate stores on May 10. The May 25 release sees European retailers and Nike SNKRS drop that colorway alongside the “LA to Chicago” version.
The Air Jordan 1 became a favorite among skateboarders due to a tough, protective design that makes it able to withstand abuse while skating.
Like the Lance Mountain design, the Nike SB Air Jordan 1 features an upper whose OG colorway wears away over time, revealing new colors underneath. The purple and yellow LA colorway transitions to Chicago black and red, while the “Light Bone” iteration reveals pink detailing, transitioning from New York to Paris. All four cities are important locations in Jordan Brand and skateboarding history. Both pairs also boast a Nike SB tongue tag and feature Zoom Air insoles.
Check out the Air Jordan 1 Lows below and the Highs in the gallery above.
Where to buy the “Light Bone”/“NYC to Paris” Nike SB Air Jordan 1
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- Source: Sneaker News