Brand: OFF–WHITE x Nike
Model: Air Jordan 1 “UNC”
Key Features: Premium leather and mesh construction on the upper, deconstructed Swooshes with orange threading, wings logo on the collar, “AIR” branding on the midsole, and branded text on the medial wall of the shoe. The official colorway is described as “WHITE/DK POWDER BLUE-CONE.”
Release Date: Nike has listed the shoe on many of its international Launch sites as releasing May 30.
Previously, END. Clothing listed the shoe as releasing June 23, but has since un-published the page.
Buy: Nike, OFF–WHITE, END., and select retailers TBC
Editor’s Notes: Rumors of the Virgil Abloh x Air Jordan 1 in a “UNC” colorway first began to swirl months ago, now Nike has issued an official release date. Abloh recently officially unveiled the sneaker in public as part of his Met Gala outfit, while Justin Timberlake, who has been rocking and promoting Jordan Brand recently, has now received his personal pair, as seen in the Instagram video below.
Rocking the “UNC” Jordans as part of his Met Gala outfit, much in the same way as last year’s gala, when he unveiled the Chicago colorway, Abloh paired the sneakers with an all-white, stained glass-inspired Louis Vuitton suit.
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