A Look Back at Significant Materials on Air Jordans

February 13th, 2014 by

RATE THIS
4.35 / 5 (10 VOTES)
RATE THISRATE THISRATE THISRATE THISRATE THISRATE THISRATE THISRATE THISRATE THISRATE THIS 
Loading...Loading...

You might already know this, but it cannot be overstated: the Air Jordan line is the most influential signature shoe series ever. The ways in which Michael Jordan and his sneakers have impacted the world as we know it is a broader topic that would take pages if not entire books on its own. So let’s examine a specific area in which Air Jordans have irreversibly changed basketball footwear: material innovations.

From the very first release, Nike used the Air Jordan as an opportunity to push the envelope. To have the endorser go on to become the greatest player in the history of the game was fortunate. But designers like the great Tinker Hatfield seizing the moment and surprising us with beautiful and/or useful new materials was also required for this perfect storm. The following pages detail a history of those introductions and their impact on sneaker culture:

Load next page (2/12)
Loading...

Filed under: Air Jordan Featured Featured Stories

Tags:

latest posts
Loading...
Load more posts

Get the latest News and Releases to your inbox

New Videos

Is the adidas' Futurecraft 4D the future of sneakers? by SneakerNews

How Kaws got to design an Air Jordan IV. by SneakerNews

Popular Posts

704492

The Supreme x Nike Air More Uptempo Releases This Thursday by Zack Schlemmer

704390

Where To Buy The adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 “Cream White” by Patrick Johnson

704519

Is This The adidas Yeezy Boost 650 v1? by Patrick Johnson

704032

Here’s What The wings+horns x adidas NMD R2 Looks Like On Feet by Patrick Johnson

704515

Deion Sanders On Outselling Jordan And Vowing To Never Work With Nike Ever Again by Zack Schlemmer

Top Categories

  • Select Category

Archives

Sneaker Archive

MENU