The Top 15 Air Jordan 1's Of All Time.
The Air Jordan 1 is one of if not the most iconic pair of kicks the world has ever seen.
Originally Jordan would have chosen to sign for Converse as the Chuck Taylor was his preferred shoe to play in as a kid. Michael Jordan said that the shoes' soles were too thick and preferred a more natural feel to the court beneath his feet.
This was the main issue he had with their sneakers.However, Nike convinced a young MJ's parents to come down to the Nike HQ in Oregon to negotiate a deal.
After a little reconstruction, they met his requirements, thus starting what was to be the most monumental of movements in sneaker history.
In 1985 MJ debuted his first sneaker on the court "the bred" A.K.A "The Banned Jordan" It was rumoured that MJ was fined 5k per game for wearing the sneaks as it broke league uniform rules.Here we look back at what we believe are the top 15 Nike Air Jordan's throughout the years.
Air Jordan 1 Igloo, 2017
Air Jordan 1 Pine Green Retro High OG, 2018
The Air Jordan Pine Green is another "black toe" entry. Pine Green features throughout the kicks on the heel, tongue and toe box. These Jumpan's stomp straight onto our list.
Colette x Jordan 1 High
Also dubbed the "Au Revoir " after the print on the sole, these ultra-rare sneakers were seen as a parting gift to one of France's most iconic stores.
Air Jordan 1 High OG “Shattered Backboard”
Block orange and palette black make up the majority of these kicks.
Another Black toe model for the list modelled off the 1985 1's, this is a must-have for all snakeheads.
Air Jordan 1 High OG “Black Toe”
Off-White Jordan 1 High White, 2020
American designer Virgil Abloh who burst on the scene as Kanye West's creative director has since proven that he is one of the key cultivators in streetwear, further stamping his authority with
one of our favourite sneaker releases from 2018.
Jordan 1 High “Not For Resale”
Sneaker resale is very prominent these days whether you are trying to make a quick buck or your lively hood, there is no doubt sneaker reselling is big business.
These clean-cut yet Bold 1's are one release we can really get behind.
Jordan 1 Retro High J-Balvin
Breaking virtually any misconception that says the Jordan 1 is a shoe made of block colours, this sneaker is typical of the Colombians vibrant style.
Roughly sewn overlays and J Balvin trademark smiley face on the Heel, these might be the most eye-catching Jordans on the list.
Air Jordan 1 High OG “Hyper Royal”
Scheduled for a spring 2021 release, these retro-styled crep's are one of our favourites.
Jordan 1 Retro High Tie Dye
Black leather upper, toe box and swoosh are accompanied by the most mesmerising bluey-green leather overlays throughout the shoe.
These are as good as it gets in the Air Jordan world.
Fragment Design x Air Jordan 1, 2014
Utilising the OG sneakers' iconic colour blocking style, finished with the fragment stamp on the heel. These kicks embody pure attention to detail.
Travis Scott Jordan 1 High Cactus Jack, 2019
Additional hidden stash pocket and cactus jack embossment finish this shoe off nicely. If you haven't seen these kicks about, you must have been living under a rock, easily one of the highest-profile releases in the room!
Air Jordan 1 UNC/Carolina Blue
Block colouring makes up the entire shoe, giving it that OG feel.
OFF-WHITE X Air Jordan 1 High OG Chicago
Featuring a heavy-duty Zip tag through the laces, these are among the most heavily hyped sneaker releases in recent years.
Air Jordan 1 High OG “Chicago” & “Bred”
There is a big argument to say this was the Sneakers pair created the market we know and love today. Without them, sneakerhead's would not have been born.
Arguably one of the most recognisable sneakers ever made, designed by Peter Moore, this Jordan 1 would be re-imagined hundreds of times over.
These Air Jordan 1's have now become the most expensive sneakers ever sold fetching over $550,000!
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