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Air Jordan 5 “3Lab5″ – Release Reminder

September 20th, 2013 by | 11 comments

air jordan 5 3 lab 5 091 Air Jordan 5 “3Lab5″ – Release Reminder

Tomorrow marks the release of the Air Jordan 5 “3Lab5″, that first pair in the new “Air Jordan Elements” line. The pair links up a couple of Jordans from Mike’s earlier days with Nike, bringing the iconic elephant print from the Air Jordan 3 over to the Air Jordan 5. Equally interesting is the premium packaging, which spells out the intent of the Elements line with some cool inserted materials. Take another look at this elephant print equipped Air Jordan 5 below and watch for them tomorrow at spots like Sneaker Politics or right now on eBay.

Air Jordan V
Color: Cement Grey/Gamma Blue-Black
Style Code: 599581-007
Release Date: 09/21/13
Price: $225

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Air Jordan 5 “3Lab5″ – Arriving at Retailers

September 17th, 2013 by | 35 comments

air jordan 5 3 lab 5 arriving in stores Air Jordan 5 3Lab5   Arriving at Retailers

The Air Jordan 5 “3Lab5″ will show up at retailers this coming weekend with its crazy, all-over elephant look. The sneakers will have a distribution a bit wider than last weekend’s “Doernbecher” pair, meaning those who missed out on that special tribute will surely be hurrying back to retailers for a second chance at a premium Air Jordan 5 pair. The pair ends up extra special for the packaging used, the helps tell the story of the “Air Jordan Elements” series. Continue reading to get familiar with the sneakers and watch for them at stores like Nohble this Saturday, September 21st.

Air Jordan V
Color: Cement Grey/Gamma Blue-Black
Style Code: 599581-007
Release Date: 09/21/13
Price: $225

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What Do You Think?: A Stampede of Elephant Print

September 12th, 2013 by | 18 comments

too much elephant print What Do You Think?: A Stampede of Elephant Print

In a week and some change the Air Jordan V 3Lab5 will release. The sneaker gets liberal with the use of the crackled grey print that first appeared on the Air Jordan III back in 1988, almost completely covering the upper with its squiggly lines. The release represents a kind of culmination of borrowings of that “Elephant Print” pattern, one that was for many years exclusive to the model that it debuted on. Is this a tasteful application or are you of the opinion that far too many models these days borrow that Elephant Print pattern from Tinker Hatfield’s 1988 masterpiece? Do you think the overuse of this iconic visual is a sacrilege of sorts, or are you a proponent of Nike giving consumers what they want?

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Air Jordan 5 “3Lab5″ – Detailed Photos

September 10th, 2013 by | 42 comments

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September will see some special Air Jordan 5 pairs hit on back to back weekends. Up first is the Air Jordan 5 “Doernbecher”, releasing this weekend, followed by the Air Jordan 5 “3Lab5″, releasing next Saturday, September 21st. Both pairs end up looking like no Air Jordan V that we’ve ever seen before, but for what it’s worth this pair ends up just a bit more familiar thanks to its lifting of a popular Jordan Brand print. See the shoes in full detail with us after the click and let us know if you’ll be taking part in either release.

Air Jordan V
Color:Cement Grey/Gamma Blue-Black
Style Code: 599581-007
Release Date: 09/21/13
Price: $225

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Air Jordan V 3Lab5 “Elephant” – Available Early on eBay

September 3rd, 2013 by | 20 comments

air jordan v 3lab5 elephant available early Air Jordan V 3Lab5 Elephant   Available Early on eBay

The Air Jordan V 3Lab5 “Elephant” is one of just a couple of retro Jordans that have been confirmed so far for September, 2013. The sneakers have a premium feel to them between the all-over anmimal print to that unique, molecular box. Even the tissue paper inside is special-featuring embossed logos pulled from the elemental backstory. The shoe is the first in what should be a prolonged series of Air Jordan releases that borrow from one another, this pair obviously borrowing the elephant print of the classic Air Jordan III. See the shoes in better detail below and then grab them ahead of schedule from ajaddiction on eBay.

Air Jordan V
Color: Cement Grey/Gamma Blue-Black
Style Code: 599581-007
Release Date: 09/21/13
Price: $225

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Air Jordan 3Lab5 Packaging

July 22nd, 2013 by | 55 comments

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So Sneaker News gave you all the info you needed to know about the Air Jordan 3Lab5 tanks to our first SN Select piece, but here’s a new bit of info to keep your eyes on. For this $250 Retro release, Jordan Brand will introduce this snazzy box, which features a prismatic finish on a geometric graphic on the exterior, which is anchored by the revered Jumpman logo at the center of the top lid. This one angle doesn’t reveal much more, but perhaps this box will be a slide-out package with some extra details in the interior to connect with the Elements concept. Thoughts on this new box? Check it out below and let us know what you think.

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