December 15, 2011 BY Aaron Kr. / 136
The Air Jordan 2011 was a success for a number of reasons; it was comfortable, thanks to the interchangeable Quick/Explosive cushion system, and when worn casually, the shoe looked great. It was a definitely a nice come-back from the Air Jordan 2009 and 2010, both of which were comfortable and aesthetically ground-breaking while lacking the street-sensibility, so what’s in store for the Air Jordan 2012? Sneaker News has shown you images and information regarding the Air Jordan 2012 (quickly removed due to specific requests), and right off the bat, there’s a strong ‘luxury’ connotation with the design, with the upper leather panels bordered with wing-tip-esque perforations that accentuate the design. This detailed gallery of images should provide you a solid idea of what the overall design while giving you a detailed look at the removable cushioning bootie that features heel Max Air and forefoot Zoom Air. This new ‘System’-atic approach to cushioning seems to be marked as the high-end performance offering by Jordan Brand, expanding from last year’s Be Quick/Be Explosive set, and like every Air Jordan of the past, the Air Jordan 2012 is certainly something we’ve never seen before. Check out the full gallery below and let us know what you think of the design, and stick with Sneaker News for more Air Jordan 2012 information as it develops. via ye-wa.
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This will probably be the ugliest colorway ever to debut of this style. Please believe...the other colorways will be fire. The design and attention is very nice on the other colorways. Why did they use some of the same detain on these as they did the Reebok Kamikaze's (which I still want to be retroed)?
At first glance, I was like "ugh". Then I looked at them again and noticed the wingtip detailing. Then I got it. They were going for the 'Lux' effect. Now I like the show but I would love to see it in a Black colorway or even a brown colorway. Nice placement of the flywire too. I'm not really a fan of flywire because I think it looks terrible on most shoes but I like the use of it here.
Some crappy bullshit right here. If you look closely, there's not a single thing there that makes sense in terms of performance. The insoles were done last year, the exterior wasn't well thought of, and that bootie right there, I bet JB just added that on for it to look like they tried.. won't even work, too much movement. GOOD THING IS THAT THE LEATHER IS ON POINT LOL
Foamposite-esque silhouette...in other colorways and NOT choked-up/tied so tight these could look HOTT IMO.
I don't understand why people hate them, they are pretty nice. It's the best looking Jordan since the XX3. They will probably be awesome on the court and they certainly look good with jean.
I don't understand why people hate them, they look real nice. I think it's the best looking Jordan since the XX3. I pretty sure they will be awesome on the court and they will certainly look good with jean.
Absolutely forgettable. They look like one of those cheap-ass models no one buys. I know what I'm NOT buying!
Is it me or this look like a damn wingtip shoe???? I mean I like the performance aspects but the look is not easy on the eyes at all. I really want to see these in black though.
Its like they took a pair of my gramps old Etonic spiked leather golf shoes from the 80s and threw up on them with a bad pair of team jordans. man I thought last years where where clean but WOW this is shit
THIS JOINTS IS LEGIT!!! I LOVE THIS!!! JORDAN BRAND IS THE BEST!!! THIS IS THE SICKEST SNEAKER I SAW IN A AWHILE!!! LOOK AT THOSE PIECES PUT TOGETHER!!! CUSTOMIZING EVERYTHANG!!!! I HOPE I CAN HAVE A FREE ONE FROM JORDAN!!! SIZE 9 PLEASE!!!
I've really like the last 3 Legacy models, but these really strike me as boring. Nothing really seems to set them off as special. Pretty disappointing. Maybe a different CW will change my mind, but I doubt it. Oh well...here's to hoping the 2013's are bomb!!!
if they didnt have a toe cap i think they would be hot but i dont know about these.they are better than the 2010 and 2009 air jordans.
Okay JB seriously, stop designing kicks with your eyes closed. It was funny at first, but you took it too far with this one
on the fence wit these dont think this should be the flagship shoe, need more color ways to accually like em. they may grow like fungus to some
these are Ass Ass Ass Ass Ass Ass Ass Ass Ass Ass Ass Ass Ass...STOP...now hit these kix wit a hammer time...
These shoes aren't even outlet worthy... Who ever designed this shoe should take a gun put it to his balls and pull the trigger... This is to painful to look at.
That toe cap is so bad. i understand a dress shoe as a theme, but goodness these are lame. hey guys...the price on these are like 190 and i saw that there should be a tier set that goes up in price to like $225. F that...shrugs. They may be comfy but C'mon man!!!!
Normally i defend the air jordan line but today i cant, this has to be a prank or sneakernews is getting PUNKED! Really this cant be for real
WTF!, now were starting to take our own shoe apart...whats next LEGO and AIR JORDAN are gonna team up to make a transfoming lego air jordan! wtf! what the fudge Wtf
ILL #PHUCC WITH THESE..BUT I NEED MORE #DETAILZ...AND THERE BETTER BE 2 TYPEZ OF #REMOVABLEBOOTIES....I STILL THINK #AIRJORDAN2011 ARE SOME OF DA #ILLEST RECENTLY PRODUCED JORDANZ...
OH BOI here we go with the thousand negative comments funny shit is niggas do this shit every year when the new 20 something j's are about to come out until they see pics that are growing on them then they suddenly become HOTT u niggas is funny lmao
Yeah man. I like them because they are different. Cats always hate on the first photos of the flagship model Air Jordan. They hated on the XI when it first dropped. These are no exception.
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