Air Jordan 1 High “Patent Leather” Release Details

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New Jordans 2017 isn't just for Air Jordan 11s anymore. While the material made its debut on that Jordan silhouette, and certainly feels most at home there, in the years since it has made its way onto plenty more. On this new colorway, the Air Jordan 1 picks up the shiny look.A look revered by many and heavily shaded by many others, returns in green and black with a shiny metallic gloss across the body of the shoe. The green hue is heightened by a crackled effect that also takes on a vintage aesthetic over a white midsole and tonal outer.Dressed in a Black, White, Varsity Royal and Varsity Red color scheme. This Air Jordan 1 features Red and Royal on the toe and heel, while having White on the side panels. Black detailing covers the toe, collar, overlays and Nike Swoosh, while having a Red and Blue outsole.The sneaker here, which uses Nike's grove green shade on its upper, has a few different types of patent, from the more straightforward flat look to one with a crackled pattern underneath.This time around Jordan Brand decided to black out the iconic silhouette to give it a sleek and stylish look. Black patent leather dominates the entire upper with lighter shades of black landing on the overlays for a hit of contrast. Other details include a white midsole, Anthracite branding on the Jumpman on the tongue as well as on the “Anti-Gravity Machines” writing on the inside of the tongue, and a black rubber outsole.
The 2017 Air Jordan Shoes seems to have been revamped once again, this time featuring all-Black glossy patent leather and textured tumbled uppers, along with White-colored accents all over.Sneakerheads will have to wait if they wish to cop a pair because Jordan Brand has not yet announced a release date.Look for the Air Jordan 15 Retro “Obsidian” to release later this Spring 2017 at select Jordan Brand retail stores.Air Elan by Nike was another attempt to target those who prefer a practical and stylish design without much of the glitz and glamour; the flashy ones as they call it. These kicks are being released in two different colorways this time. These colorways features white and black colors, and are expected to be released sometime during Fall of 2009. The upper on these shoes featured a combination of leather and fabric, while the stitching pattern was such that the design provided maximum comfort and ease of use. Despite being a performance basketball model, the Air Jordan 1 can also be considered an equally practical and stylish design.
The Air Jordan 1 High gets a patent leather makeover for the Air Jordan fall season. The 85 classic gets a glossy make over throughout the uppers, with black patent on the side and toe box panels. Grainy patterns also hit the rest of the shoe for a fire iteration on the AJ 1. Look out for these to release at Jordan Brand retailers across the globe.
Look for the KD 9 For Sale to release later this Spring 2017 at select Jordan Brand retail stores. The retail price tag is set at $190 USD.The trend of utilizing patent leather on footwear, including sneakers, had taken off back in 2006 since people had grown tremendously fond of wearing bold and vibrant shoes. Patent leather is often also referred to as PVC, patent vinyl and wet look vinyl, but those are actually not all the same. The origin of patent leather can be traced back to Japanning, which itself refers to the application of hard black varnish onto leather. The process by which patent leather is created today was perfected back in 1818. The latest iteration of the Air Jordan 1 that Jordan Brand has whipped is also entirely made up of patent leather.This pair comes dressed in Black, Anthracite and White. Black covers the patent leather while Anthracite appears on the crackled texture. Despite not being an OG release, the pair features a “Jumpman” logo on the tongue and heel. Additionally ‘Anti-Gravity Machine’ appears on the inner tongue. Finishing off the look is a White midsole and Black rubber outsole.

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