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This Jordan Mars 270 Is Inspired By One Of Michael Jordan’s 1992 Dream Team Photoshoots

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By nature, Spike Lee’s Jordan Spiz’ike and Son of Mars lines pay homage to a host of iconic Air Jordan silhouettes and have been hybridizing classics like the Jordan 3 and Jordan 6 into modern, but rooted-in-heritage models since 2006 and 2012, respectively. The Jordan Mars 270, designed by Jackson Lewis Lee, continues this tradition of remixing by not only mish-mashing pairs the likes of the Jordan 1 and Jordan 5, but also infusing Nike’s Air Max 270 cushioning to the basketball-inspired model. This forthcoming release takes the homage-paying a step further with the fan-favorite “Concord” color scheme, notably seen at the tongue and midsole. While the white/black/purplish color combination is most often associated with the Jordan 11, the palette first graced an Air Max 180 – worn by Michael Jordan in a photoshoot for the 1992 Olympics – at least three years before the patent-leather sneaker captivated fans everywhere. Given its golden profile swooshes and split “NIKE” branding near the ankle and on the insole, this Mars 270 is undoubtedly tributing the AM180 – which features these two details – and not its more famous “Concord” relative.

While no release information is yet known, this pair is likely hitting Nike.com and select retailers as we inch closer to the Tokyo Olympics. Until then, grab a look at MJ wearing the Air Max 180s, as well as official images of the upcoming Jordan Mars 270, here below.

Jordan Mars 270
$160
Color: Summit White/Metallic Gold
Style Code: CV3046-100

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