TAG: Air Jordan III

Style - Kicks and Gear / Feb 18, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Ranking All 28 Air Jordan Signature Sneakers

Air Jordan XX8 "Stealth-Inspired" Collection

Air Jordan XX8 “Stealth-Inspired” Collection (photo. Jordan Brand)

In 1985, a partnership between Michael Jordan and Nike changed the athletic apparel culture forever with the release of the first pair of Air Jordan sneakers. Fast forward about 30 years later and the Jordan Brand has become one of the most iconic athletic brands ever. MJ is the most marketable athlete in our lifetime and his legacy has impacted every athlete in some form or another. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 21, 2013 / 3:45 pm

NBA Instagram Fashion: A Sneaker Edition, Vol. 6

Air Jordan V "Oregon Ducks"

Air Jordan V “Oregon Ducks” (photo. easymoneysniper)

From Jordan‘s sneakers to Iverson‘s tattoos, NBA players have long had an influence that reaches far beyond the court… and today, the league’s fashion focus is climbing to new heights. With resources like Twitter and Instagram, many players are captivated by a quest to promote the latest trend. This obsession with social media, in conjunction with a mass hipster movement and David Stern‘s implementation of the dress code, has resulted in a fair bit of questionable dressing. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 27, 2013 / 11:45 am

A Detailed Look At Jordan Brand’s Holiday Preview

Jordan Brand Holiday Preview

Jordan Brand Holiday Preview (photo. Bryan Horowitz)

As the story goes, when Michael Jordan was deciding which sneaker company to sign with out of UNC, he was sure about one thing: It almost certainly would not be Nike. Jordan had a very high opinion of adidas, and he had played his entire college career in Converse – which endorsed guys like Magic, Bird and Dr. J. MJ’s parents actually had to convince him to go through with his trip to Portland to hear Nike’s pitch. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jul 16, 2013 / 3:00 pm

Cole Johanson’s Sick Doernbecher Air Jordan 3 Retro Returns This Weekend

Air Jordan 3 Retro Doernbecher

Air Jordan 3 Retro Doernbecher (photo. Jordan Brand)

This Saturday, Cole Johanson’s sick Doernbecher Air Jordan 3 Retro from Jordan Brand is returning in limited qualities at Nike.com and in U.S. Nike retail locations. Originally released in 2010, these kicks came about through the Doernbecher Freestyle program (all proceeds go to the young patients of Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation). Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 28, 2012 / 10:30 am

The Craziest Air Jordan III & IV Collection Ever

Air Jordan III & IV "Oregon Ducks" Collection

Air Jordan III & IV “Oregon Ducks” Collection (photo. Complex)

The perks of going to Oregon as an athlete are well known, and I’m sure there are more than a handful of cats who get swayed into the school just because they have a certain affiliation. I remember seeing Tinker Hatfield rocking the “Oregon” Jordan IIIs at the launch of the Air Jordan 2012. I was in awe, and the thirst was real. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Feb 17, 2012 / 6:00 pm

Happy Birthday Michael Jordan! His 10 Greatest Sneakers Ever

Air Jordan XI

No matter how much we try to compare players to him, there will never be another Michael Jordan. The way he transcended the game of basketball onto a global platform is unique to that of any individual athlete. Michael Jordan is the reason many of us love the game of basketball today. But aside from us basketball junkies, Jordan did the exact same for sneakerheads across the globe. With his legendary career & Tinker Hatfield‘s mastermind design skills, Michael Jordan changed the shoe game forever. Through a span of about 15 years Jordan Brand emerged as the pinnacle of sneaker excellence. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 28, 2011 / 1:30 pm

Russell Westbrook Has Air Jordan III Roller Skates

Russell Westbrook

The first patented roller skate was introduced in 1760 by a Belgian named John Joseph Merlin. Over 250 years later, Russell Westbrook has completely changed the game. When he’s not breaking other people’s ankles, look for Westbrook gliding around in a pair of his custom Air Jordan III roller skates. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 8, 2011 / 4:30 pm

New Era “Chicago Bulls x Black Cement” Snapback Cap

Chicago Bulls x Black Cement

The “Black Cement” colorway of the Air Jordan III is probably the most anticipated sneaker release this month. And once again, New Era and Long Island sneaker boutique EastWest have teamed up to bring you a rare offering. Introducing the “Chicago Bulls x Black Cement” snapback cap. Limited to only 144 in existence, act fast. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jan 17, 2011 / 12:00 pm

Nike, Jordan Brand & Converse – Black History Month Collection

Nike, Jordan Brand & Converse - Black History Month Collection

In celebration of the 35th anniversary of Black History Month, Nike, Jordan Brand and Converse are releasing a limited edition Black History Month Collection inspired by their most iconic and pioneering athletes – Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan and Julius Erving. Trust me, you want to check these shoes out. Read More »