February 7, 2012 BY John Kim
If one had to choose a color to depict the ‘aura’ of Michael Jordan, black and red would be the instant choice. The combination of black and red made famous by Michael’s unmatched tenure with the Chicago Bulls has created a trademark colorway for sneakers beautified by the Air Jordan, but a true Black/Red colorway was absent from the Air Jordans prior – the last time seen in the Air Jordan XX3. The heralded ‘Bred’ returns in the Air Jordan 2012 in breathtaking fashion, with a tonal black upper with contrasts of leather panels and the glossy Flywire shell, a red inner bootie, and a grey inner lining totaling up to one of the most luxuriously designed Air Jordans ever. Continue reading for a look at the Air Jordan 2012 ‘Bred’ – tentatively set for a Summer 2012 release – and stay tuned to Sneaker News because our top-tier coverage of the Air Jordan 2012 Launch in New York City isn’t done yet.