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Sneaker Bar Detroit
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Brand: Jordan Brand

Model: Air Jordan V

Key Features: The laceless shoes feature a white upper with purple accents on the tongue and midsole. Elsewhere, shoppers can find custom pink and yellow insoles while Jumpman Branding is located throughout.

Release Date: September 25

Price: $190

Buy: Nike and select Jordan Brand retailers TBC (see more retailers below)

Editor’s Notes: Jordan Brand is releasing its collaboration with The Fresh Prince of Bel Air’s leading man, Will Smith, today. The partnership sees the arrival of two limited edition sneakers, both of which take cues from the “Grape” Jordan V colorway, which Smith famously wore while playing a fictionalized version of himself in the ’90s sitcom.

To confirm the drop, the actor took to social media, parodying popular YouTube unboxing videos. Smith revealed two pairs of sneakers, starting with a laceless Air Jordan V with “West Philadelphia” detailing, plus a friends-and-family version done up in a gold colorway and limited to just 23 pairs.

In the run-up to Smith’s 50th birthday on September 25, fans were able to enter a competition at Omaze for a chance to take home one of the 23 friends-and-family pairs of Air Jordan Vs and spend the day with the Fresh Prince himself.

The white, laceless retail version will be released on Smith’s birthday at Nike and select Jordan Brand retailers.

Where to Buy

Nike
Overkill (Sold out)
BSTN (Sold out)
Foot Locker
Bodega
Foot District (Raffle Closed)
Undefeated
Extra Butter
Livestock

Social Status
Saint Alfred

In other sneaker news, adidas confirms the summer release of the Pharrell Williams SOLARHU runner.

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