TAG: Jordan Brand

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 18, 2014 / 11:00 am

Get Familiar: The Air Jordan XX9 Promises To Change The Sneaker Game

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan (photo. Bryan Horowitz)

Ten years ago, on a cold December night, the Air Jordan XIX was introduced at Meatpacking District hot spot Cielo. Jason Kidd hosted, the bar was open and models strutted on a makeshift runway, all clad in Jumpman-emblazoned clothing. The XIX itself was under a glass case in a back room; for the select media members in attendance, photography was prohibited. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 17, 2014 / 12:50 pm

Go Inside The Unveiling Of The Air Jordan XX9

Air Jordan XX9

Air Jordan XX9 (photo. Jordan)

Pushing the envelope can be a blessing and a curse. The Air Jordan XX8, perhaps the most innovative and polarizing basketball sneaker in recent memory, cemented that the Jordan Brand is not satisfied to rest on its laurels and its retros. At the same time, it permanently raised stakes and expectations: What act could possibly follow the XX8? Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 17, 2014 / 12:33 pm

First Look: Air Jordan XX9

Air Jordan XX9

Air Jordan XX9 (photo. @darrenrovell)

Today, Jordan is unveiling the Air Jordan XX9 and here’s the first look we have at the new shoe, which will release in September. The image is courtesy of ESPN’s Darren Rovell. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 15, 2014 / 2:45 pm

First Look: The Nike SB x Jordan I With Lance Mountain

Nike SB x Air Jordan I

Nike SB x Air Jordan I (photo. Nike)

Today, we got an official look at the upcoming collaboration between the Nike SB and Air Jordan lines, which has spawned a truly unique sneaker. Featuring two separate colorways that are both painted on, wearing away over time to reveal something else entirely, the Nike SB x Jordan I collaboration was designed by famed skater Lance Mountain, finally cashing in on the longtime cult following the Air Jordan I has had among skaters. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 14, 2014 / 11:00 am

Jordan Brand & Russell Westbrook’s “Tailored For Flight” Teaser

Russell Westbrook

Debuting during yesterday’s NBA action, this “Tailored For Flight” video teases something big coming from Jordan Brand and Russell Westbrook for this year’s playoffs. Russ West is one of the league’s biggest fashion icons, so when he says “Let’s save these for the playoffs” you know it’ll be something crazy. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 2, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Jordan Brand Unveils “Playoff Pack” & First Look At Super.Fly 2 PO, CP3.VII AE

Jordan "Playoff Pack"

Jordan “Playoff Pack” (photo. Jordan Brand)

Today, Jordan Brand unveiled the “Playoff Pack” and, as part of the four-sneaker collection, gave us our first official look at the Super.Fly 2 PO and the CP3.VII AE. Inspired by the memorable moments in sports history where athletes went black to show they meant business, this pack will drop at select retail stores globally and at Jordan.com on April 9. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Mar 18, 2014 / 11:51 pm

Jordan Brand Unveils The Jordan Flight Runner

Jordan Flight Runner

Jordan Flight Runner (photo. Nike)

Jordan Brand is using Nike‘s technology at their disposal after decades of crafting some of the world’s best running shoes. Now they’re expanding their reach into other sports besides basketball with the Jordan Flight Runner, their first running and training shoe for all athletes. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Mar 3, 2014 / 10:30 am

Jordan Brand Showcases Special “Award Season” Air Jordan XX8 SE PEs

Air Jordan XX8 SE "Award Season"

Air Jordan XX8 SE “Award Season” (photo. Facebook.com/Jumpman23)

To celebrate award season, many of the Jordan Brand‘s athletes were rocking some special edition Air Jordan XX8 SE PEs on the court yesterday. Featuring extensive gold detailing and icy blue outsoles, there’s no word if these will ever release. But we can at least drool. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Feb 27, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Introducing The Nike SB x Air Jordan I Collaboration

Nike SB x Air Jordan I

Nike SB x Air Jordan I (photo. Nike)

Ever since its original release and subsequent “Banned” label, the Air Jordan I‘s design has always appealed to skaters. Now, decades in the making, Nike SB and the Jordan Brand have come together to create a shoe with the genius of artist Craig Stecyk. Releasing beginning March 15, the sneaker will be available in limited quantities at select Nike SB and Jordan retailers. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Feb 26, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Introducing The Jordan Future: Taking Inspiration From An Icon

Jordan Future

Jordan Future (photo. Jordan Brand)

During the past two decades, sneakers changed. Of course, everything changes, but now even shoes specifically designed for on-court performance are often celebrated as something else. You could make a case some of that attitude exploded with the Air Jordan XI, a sneaker so incredible and unique that it created countless attempted knockoffs. Nearly 20 years after the XIs original release, and knowing how closely tied the street and the game have become, Jordan Brand is taking cues from the past to create the Jordan Future, one of the most anticipated sneaker releases of the year. Read More »