New Jordans. The slightest mention of the 2 words is sure to fill every heart with excitement, more so if the particular shoes in mention are the legendary Jordans. The Jordan brand has never failed to deliver when it comes to the production of high quality sneakers, and they don’t look to begin so in 2015. Being their 30th anniversary, the brand will look to outdo themselves with their new set of releases.
Over the years, the Air Jordans have deservedly cemented their place at the very top of the shoe market, both in shoe industry and the game itself. In 2015, the brand looks at “remastering” its retro footwear in a bid to improve on its legacy product so that its quality matches the originally debuted shoe. Sneaker News it aims at accomplishing through adding more fresh colorways, improving materials as well as changing the stitch methods.
The remastering process involved digging up into the archives, drawing comparison between the older OG retro Air Jordans and the modern AJ sneakers. From the graphic prints to the patent leather, the specifications of the 2015 shoes will be a replica of each of the retro models before them.
Since the same exact materials used in production of the earlier Air Jordans are not available anymore, the release date for the remastered Air Jordans has been set for Spring of 2015, to create time for proper testing on performance. The remastered retro lineup has been tailored to revolve along three major models, namely the Air Jordan 7, the Air Jordan 10 and the Air Jordan 4.Some of the confirmed Jordan release dates for 2015 include;
• 01/15/2014- Air Jordan 4 –Columbia (2015)
• 01/24/2015- Air Jordan 7 – French Blue (2015)
• 02/07/2015- Air Jordan 1 – Laser
• 02/14/2015- Air Jordan 10 – Bulls Over Broadway
• 02/14/2015- Air Jordan 10 – Lady Liberty
• 02/14/2015- Air Jordan 1 Low OG – Bred
• 02/28/2015- Air Jordan 1 Low OG – White
• 02/28/2015- Air Jordan Dub Zero – Laser
• 02/2015- Air Jordan 4 – Oreo (2015)
• 03/2015- Air Jordan 10 – Double Nickel
Furthermore, this era will usher in the all-new Air Jordan box. The ultimate icing on the cake, the box features a black matte-finishing which acts as a backdrop for the metallic gold jumpman logo as well as MJ’s famous jersey number, 23. The interior lining paper is majorly white in color, with golden repetitions of the number 23 printed on it.
All in all, 2015 seems to be a new dawn for the Air Jordan brand. With the use of better designs and materials on the shoes, it is just a matter of time before the Jordan heads determine whether their continued loyalty will be repaired.