March 29, 2010 BY John Kim
What was supposed to be a celebratory gesture of sorts has become a debate-sparking controversy among those who have followed the brand unconditionally. The Jordan Brand BIN23 Collection features classic Air Jordan silhouettes constructed with high quality materials and placed in premium packaging, which apparently infers that Jordan Brand doesn’t believe $150+ just isn’t what it used to be. Nonetheless, Jordan loyalists will keep in tune with the Collection.
Last Friday, Sneaker News gave you a sneak peek at an Air Jordan IX in a white/gold colorway; the visible wax stamp on the upper led us to believe that it was indeed part of the BIN23 Collection, and these newer images confirms that notion. The material used for the gold upper was undeterminable before, but based on this second look, it appears to be a distressed material similar to that which was used on the Air Jordan 1 25th Anniversary. Continue reading for a better look at this Air Jordan IX BIN 23 and chime in with your thoughts. via SoleCollector.