January 3rd, 2013 by Sneaker News / 69
2012 was everything an Air Jordan fan could ask for. Along with all the great releases covered in the Sneaker News Top 30, like the year-long celebration of the Air Jordan IV, the Olympic-inspired releases, and the comebacks of two previously un-retroed originals, the vast selection of Air Jordans to hit retail kept us on our toes on a consistent basis. There were plenty of great releases that deserve some of the year-end spotlight, so before Jordan Brand begins its eagerly awaited 2013 campaign, we’re taking a look back at some of the brightest highlights of the star-studded year that just wrapped up. Check out our Sneaker News Top 23 Air Jordans of 2012 and be sure to let us know what your favorites were.
Simply put – all of the releases that went down over the last twelve months rejuvenated the Air Jordan fanbase with a variety of styles. OG colorways, new Retro+ compositions, interesting use of materials, and the annual Doernbecher release all contributed to an amazing year, so click through for an appropriate selection of the 23 best Air Jordans and prepare yourself for another outstanding year of inspired releases in 2013.
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