Off-White, whose many collaborations almost eclipse the label’s influence by their lonesome, is poised to drop its second reimaging of a Jordan Brand silhouette, following the AJ1 with the equally transmogrified Air Jordan 5. Arriving in kids sizes in addition, the release of the entire range has already been confirmed for All-Star Weekend as part of Nike’s 8×8 initiative, and if you’re not fortunate enough to be at the event, it looks like you’ll have a the opportunity to purchase via Nike SNKRS. In terms of its design, the pair starts with heritage in a “Black Metallic” base though it then filters through an ethos of Virgil Abloh’s making: interesting, partially translucent materials outfit the construction — marking with sections to be cut off — and the classic typed messaging speaks to the Beaverton home base as per the collaborative trend. Grab yet another look at these here, and if you’re looking to grab a set, keep your phone’s at the ready come February 15th at 11am.
Off-White x Air Jordan 5
Release Date: February 15th, 2020
Style Code: CT8480-001
Style Code: CV4827-001 (PS)
Style Code: CV4828-001 (TD)
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The Off-White x Jordan Brand collaboration extends into apparel with a four-part capsule, presenting a tracksuit set, a boiler suit, and a more simple tee.
The Off-White x Air Jordan 5 releases on Nike SNKRS Pass (links above).
The Off-White x Air Jordan 5 will be releasing via raffle at Jordan Bastille.
Virgil Joined Nike to redesign the basketball facilities of the Boys & Girls Club.
Virgil Abloh shares an intimate unboxing of his Off-White x Air Jordan 5, taking a knife to the upper’s circular points at both the side profile and ankle.
Coinciding with All-Star Weekend, a Chicago workshop will be held at the Re-Creation Center featuring Karlie Thornton and Samantha Smyser. Participants will be able to design a basketball jersey for use in the Boys and Girls Club.
Foot Locker announces they will only be releasing the shoes via the Foot locker launch reservation app at Jumpman Chicago, 32 S State Street, Chicago, IL, 60603.
Empty Gallery will hold an online raffle for both adult and kids sizes of the Off White Jordan 5.
As published by the Jordan Blog, Virgil Abloh shared insight on the Off-White Jordan 5, showcasing the accompanying apparel alongside.
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The original design intention was inspired by the fact these shoes via Michael Jordan himself were originally energized with a touch of “unrealness”. In order to live up to my own expectations my take on them needed some surrealism embedded within the transaction of owning a pair just the same. This video does the rest of the long talking. Proceed with caution ⚠️✨®
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