Yesterday, Jordan Brand unveiled its full Holiday 2020 sneaker release lineup, which included four Air Jordan 1s, two Air Jordan 4s, and a host of other retro models.

The Jumpman’s holiday collections are notorious for being some of the biggest releases of the year. Last year’s Nike Air Jordan 11 “Bred” release was the Swoosh’s biggest ever. The Air Jordan 11 "Space Jam," and "Concord," set the benchmark in prior years. While there is no Air Jordan 11 in this year’s collection, there are several models and colorways that could break that record.

Below, we’ve ranked all 12 holiday releases from worst to best.

12. Nike Air Jordan 5 “What The”

Nike’s “What the” hits the Air Jordan 5, which combines details from the “Tokyo,” “Raging Bull,” “Green Bean,” “Army Olive” and “Quai 54” colorways to name a few. While this may be a collector’s item, it’s also completely unwearable.

11. Nike Air Jordan 4 “Twill”

This Air Jordan 4 is dressed in a combination of twill and canvas to create a patchwork-like pattern across the entire upper, featuring prints and textures inspired by Japanese design. This pair will be released outside of North America.

10. Nike Air Jordan 1 “Gold Patent Leather”

For this colorway, Nike has taken inspiration from a friends and family pair of Air Jordan 1s in the ’80s, whose color scheme came to life as a AJ1 Mid in 2003. This year the black and gold make up arrives constructed completely of patent leather.

9. Nike Air Jordan 13 “Hyper Royal”

Nike tastefully combines black and deep hyper royal blue for a “Royal” Nike Air Jordan 13.

8. Nike Air Jordan 12 “Black Concord”

An all-black color scheme with hits of concord purple arrives in the AJ12. This pair is for those that are looking for a stealthy, non-OG colorway.

7. Nike Air Jordan 3 “Raptors”

This “Raptors”-inspired Air Jordan 3 features hits of purple and orange/red and will be released outside of North America.

6. Nike Air Jordan 12 “Reverse Flu Game”

The OG colors from the “Bred” (or “Flu Game”) Nike Air Jordan 12 are flipped to create what many in the community are calling the “Reverse Flu Games.” Expect these to fly off the shelves.

5. Nike Air Jordan 1 “Heineken”

Officially dubbed the “Lucky Green” Air Jordan 1, this colorway will look familiar to most Nike-heads, but more so those with an affinity for SB Dunks. The iconic Dunk Low colorway has been applied to the Air Jordan 1 Hi, and the official story is that it’s inspired by “MJ’s iconic 63-point playoff game in Boston in 1986.” This is a women’s-exclusive colorway.

4. Nike Air Jordan 8

This Air Jordan 8 is a women’s exclusive and it’s one of the better AJ8s to be released in a while, featuring rich burgundy detailing throughout.

3. Nike Air Jordan 1 “Mocha”

This colorway has Travis Scott written all over it. The “Mocha” Air Jordan 1 has been rumored for a while and has finally been officially announced. Anyone who missed out on Scott’s highly limited, reverse-Swoosh pair, will be looking to get one of these.

2. Nike Air Jordan 4 “Fire Red”

The Nike Air Jordan 4 returns in OG form, combining an original colorway with original Nike Air branding on the heel. What more can a Jordan-head want?

1. Nike Air Jordan 1 CO.JP “Midnight Navy”

After Nike brought back the “Metallic Silver” Air Jordan 1 CO.JP, the brand is now bringing back thee “Midnight Navy” colorway, which was also initially released in 2001 and popular with skateboarders back in the day. A low-top Nike SB version dropped last year, whereas this high-top release has been rumored for quite some time.

To stay updated on everything happening in the sneaker world, follow @highsnobietysneakers on Instagram, check our sneaker release date calendar, and subscribe to our sneaker chatbot on Facebook to receive lightning-quick updates to your inbox.

What To Read Next

*If you submitted your e-mail address and placed an order, we may use your e-mail address to inform you regularly about similar products without prior explicit consent. You can object to the use of your e-mail address for this purpose at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. Each newsletter contains an unsubscribe link. Alternatively, you can object to receiving the newsletter at any time by sending an e-mail to info@highsnobiety.com

Web Accessibility Statement

Titelmedia (Highsnobiety), is committed to facilitating and improving the accessibility and usability of its Website, www.highsnobiety.com. Titelmedia strives to ensure that its Website services and content are accessible to persons with disabilities including users of screen reader technology. To accomplish this, Titelmedia has engaged UsableNet Inc, a leading web accessibility consultant to help test, remediate and maintain our Website in-line with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), which also bring the Website into conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Disclaimer

Please be aware that our efforts to maintain accessibility and usability are ongoing. While we strive to make the Website as accessible as possible some issues can be encountered by different assistive technology as the range of assistive technology is wide and varied.

Contact Us

If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular webpage on this Website, please contact us at accessibility@highsnobiety.com, +49 (0)30 235 908 500. If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the web page and nature of the issue in your email and/or phone call, and we will make all reasonable efforts to make that page or the information contained therein accessible for you.