It’s official. The iconic sneaker, Air Jordan 1, will make a return with a new modern twist. The release will be on December 30th, 2021, on the Nike SNKRS app. It will also be available in other online retail stores like the GOAT.
The sneaker will be part of the upcoming 2021 Jordan releases for the holiday lineup under the theme Retro. New imagery released reveals the latest version of Air Jordan 1 High OG “Patent Bred will feature an exclusive packaging with a Jumpman emblem and a glossy-like finish.
The Design of Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG Patent Bred
The 2021 sneaker version of Air Jordan 1 will make a return featuring a modern twist. This will include a glossy look and a patent leather finish. It will also come with entirely blacked-out lateral quarters and overlays, while the toebox, ankle strap, heel counter, and Nike Swoosh will be in Varsity Red. Like the previous version, the sneaker will miss the Jumpman logo but will come with a metallic red Jumpman hangtag in a glossy box that matches the shoe finishing.
History of Air Jordan 1
The legacy behind this sneaker dates back to 1984 when Peter Moore designed it after Michael Jordan signed with Nike. Since then, the shoe has been one of the most famous sneakers from the Jordan Brand.
This was the first sneaker for now-legendary Michael Jordan and his Jordan Brand for those who don’t know. The Air Jordan 1 marked the early days of MJ’s success in the court in terms of performance and the fashion sphere.
The initial release was in 1985, and from then, the sneaker became a silhouette that has aged gracefully. Also, the sneaker commemorates each spectacle moment in MJ’s career through its colorways.
Since the first introduction of Air Jordan 1, the sneaker has continually enjoyed consistent success despite several variations. Not only that, many sneakerheads will argue if Air Jordan 1 is the greatest sneakers of all time or the greatest single sneaker ever released. Both opinions show how the sneaker is highly ranked. Therefore, expect the same cult-like following to continue with the 2021 Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG Patent Bred.
The Cost of this Sneaker
The iconic sneaker will cost around $170. Those interested in buying this sneaker upon its release should bookmark the Flight Club now. The sneaker will be available for sale in this online store after the official release. So, start saving for the sneaker now!
Despite going through different colorways updates over the years, each release proved its merit and a classic in its own right. So expecting the same success with the upcoming Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG Patent Bred that features patent leather fills.
It’s also good to note that this sneaker follows a particular pair of standards set by the UNC Patent Leather and Fearless. Out of curiosity, would the new sneaker feature another patent? Well, let’s wait and see!