Air Jordan 13 “Black Cat” Release Details

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If the New Jordans 2017 couldn’t be sleeker than it already is, the iconic silhouette actually managed to use inspirations from the Black Panther and pulled it off throughout the shoe. Both the paw prints on the outsole and the hologram – which when you turn off the lights shine up to mimic a panther’s eye, all resembles the Black Cat.It makes a lot of sense for the brand to release a ‘Black Cat’ Air Jordan 13 as the model takes inspiration from the Black Panther, which Michael Jordan resembled when on the court. The outsole on the Air Jordan 13 takes inspiration from a Panthers paw while the hologram that is used by the collar represents the animals eyes. Now this model will truly be fitting has it’s dipped in all Black which resembles the cats fur.A fitting title for the shoe which draws foundational inspiration from the black panther and its ever watchful eye, the blacked-out model will help anchor Jordan Brand’s spring 2017 campaign.Another ‘Black Cat’ Air Jordan is rumoured to hit retailers in 2017. This time around, The Jordan 13 silhouette receives the dark, monotoned treatment. The new colorway features a solid black upper atop a matching midsole and outsole. Hits of reflective 3M are found across the upper. What are your thoughts on this new Air Jordan 13 colorway?
The 2017 Air Jordan Shoes is scheduled to make a return in 2017 in a handful of different colorways with this new Black Cat pair being one of the pairs that will be offered.It looks like the "Flint" and "Chicago" Air Jordan 13s won't be the only colorways of the model making their way to shelves in 2017. A sample has now surfaced of a "Black Cat" (the nickname typically associated with all-black Air Jordans) Air Jordan 13 as well.Up above we take a look at the latest images of the upcoming release which features a full black upper with 3M reflective detailing present on the laces and side panels. Additional details include the hologram by the ankle, and black paw prints on the outsole, both characteristics that are inspired by the Black Panther.The Air Jordan 13 Black Cat utilizes an all-black-everything colorway to truly pay homage to the panther’s dark coat of fur but things get a little more interesting thanks to the use of full 3M reflective detailing on the upper and matching speckles on the laces. A brand new black cat logo is rumored to be hidden on the shoe’s insoles as well, but we’ll keep you updated on that detail once we have more photos to showcase.
The release date for the KD 9 For Sale has been set for January 21st, 2017. Retail price will be $190. Once more details are available, we will make sure to update you.The sneaker is scheduled for a Spring 2017 launch, according to @zsneakerheadz, and features an black 3M-backed mesh upper, black midsole, and a black outsole. The only hint of color is found on the trademark holographic logo on the shoe's collar. The Air Jordan 13 was originally designed with the black panther in mind to showcase Michael Jordan’s methodical approach to attacking and dominating the game of basketball. The unique midsole and outsole unit was shaped to pay homage to the structure of a panther’s paw while that holographic branding mimicked the black cat’s always watching eyes. Now Jordan Brand will kick off the Spring 2017 release slate with the premium Air Jordan 13 “Black Cat” colorway, slated to release at retailers on January 21st.

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