This article was originally published on 29 September 2021 and updated on 11 April 2022

Brand: Nike

Model: Air Jordan 4 "Military Black"

Release Date: June 2022

Price: $190

Buy: Online via Nike SNKRS US, JD Sports US, Footlocker, and more

Editor's Notes: When it comes to the best colorways of individual Nike Air Jordan models, the AJ4 "Military Blue" stands toe-to-toe with the best of the best. Amongst the 4s, the colorway is arguably second only to the fan-favorite "Bred."

The title of 'best military colorway' might soon be given to a newcomer, thanks to an upcoming "Military Black" iteration. A bold statement, but one that could easily hold some weight.

Teased by Sneaker Files as part of a series of mockups for Jordan Brand's Spring/Summer 2022 lineup, the colorway serves as the desaturated mirror of the OG "Military Blue." That means the leather upper retains its stark white coloring, while overlays and accents are rendered in a cool grey, and all of the previously blue elements, are remixed in black.

Since official images touched down, fans have been swooning over this pair. Given the sharp rise in popularity the render has seen since the original tease, it's unlikely that these will be an easy cop, and even likelier that they'll fetch a pretty penny on the secondary market. Brace yourselves.

While there's no telling what the final seasonal calendar will look if these are anything to go by, Jordan Brand is already teeing up for another strong year – one that includes the slick, seemingly EU-exclusive "Zen Master."

In case you forget, 2021 was stacked for fans of the Air Jordan 4, including drops like the "Shimmer," "Red Thunder," "Lightning," and "Tech White" colorways.

​​To stay updated on everything happening in the sneaker world, check out the best sneakers to add to your rotation this week, follow @highsnobietysneakers on Instagram, and sign up to our newsletter for early access to the best drops sent straight to your inbox.

What To Read Next

  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Thanks to Telfar & Moose Knuckles, Your Y2K Winter Uniform Is Here

  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Ah Yes, More Tabi Sneakers From Margiela & Reebok

  • Image on Highsnobiety

    These adidas Shoes Aren’t What They Seem

  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Swarovski Makes Dr. Martens Sparkle

  • Image on Highsnobiety

    2022's Most-Searched Skincare Brands Prove the Power of TikTok

  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Dont Worry Team Highsnobiety, Your Spotify Wrapped Can’t Hurt You

*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

Web Accessibility Statement

Titelmedia (Highsnobiety), is committed to facilitating and improving the accessibility and usability of its Website, 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.


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, +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.