Air Jordan took its 30th anniversary an opportunity to bring back an original colorway for Air Jordan 1 Retro High. Known as the Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “UNC”, the returning footwear became the center of attention of sneaker news months before.
Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “UNC”
Color:Dark Powder Blue/White
Release Date:October 10, 2015
The Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “UNC” is a footwear created to pay homage to Jordan’s alma mater. First released in 1985, the pair is making a come back after 30 years, showcasing features that make it standout today.
Perhaps this pair’s most unique feature is its colorway. Using dark powder blue and white for its colorway, the shoes look amazingly cool as shown on on-feet photographs. It’s one of the rarest Jordans available as it has been stored in the famed Jordan vault for a long time. This time, the brand refreshes its appeal with an amazing theme with other vital features like the upper meshes.
When it comes to accent, the brand ensures to give it a fair share of branding. The Wings logo in the same blue shade are placed at the ankle area while the uppers’ linings are embedded with Air Jordan logo. Completing the entire design is the stitching done strategically on the piece.
The uppers rest on a white as well as blue outsole, giving it the same retro look known for years. What is best about this shoes is it comes with a white lace for design consistency. However, the brand also threw in an extra pair of powder blue lace for people who want to use this color.
The difference in this footwear is the return of Nike Air logo on the tongue, which is a refreshing take on the many Jumpman icon-embroidered tongues sold today.
Price and Release Dates
Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “UNC” is reported to hit stores on October 10, 2015, which is several weeks earlier than the reported speculated date. The tag price offered for this piece is $160, which is a great price for those who want a cheaper iconic shoes from the brand.
This Retro High is indeed one of the most anticipated footwear in the market today. It comes with an amazing set of features that remains consistent with the earlier release while giving Jordan fans something to look forward to in shopping for this product. Watch out for other Jordan release date news to find out which stockists will have this footwear on shelf.