August 27th, 2012 by Brendan Dunne
There are a handful of Air Jordan designs from the initial Tinker Hatfield era that have had their inspiration well publicized, their overall form emulating some pretty far flung objects from lawnmowers to sports cars. The Air Jordan XIV was one of those, its shape derived from the luxurious Ferrari 550 M. This process has officially come full circle at this point, with a recent Jordan Brand event out in China featuring a Ferrari that in turn took some cues from the Air Jordan XIV, sporting a very ‘Last Shot’ looking colorway and some Jumpman touches sprinkled about. Stay with us after the jump to check out the design and let us if you think this is an upgrade to the Ferrari shown.
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December 13th, 2011 by John Kim
Each an every Air Jordan in the entire legacy has a a design inspiration that serves as the solid backbone of the model. Some aren’t as obvious as you think, like the Air Jordan XI and the lawnmower, and some are as sexy as the designs itself, like the sleek Air Jordan XIV and the luxury supercar Ferrari 550 M. What makes the Air Jordan XIV such a standout is that the detailed elements of the sneaker are quite clear and obvious on the car, and SoleAgentCalvin of Kenlu just detailed each of the major points, like the Jumpman badge, that mimics the iconic Ferrari crest, the midsole design, inspired by the grille and the body kit, and the rubber heel, modeled after the high-performance tires. Just ahead is a quick detailed examination of the Air Jordan XIV and the Ferrari, so take a look below and don’t forget to cop the Last Shots when it officially releases this Saturday.
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