In view of the Olympics, Air Jordan lit the torch for this year’s sports event with the Air Jordan 5 “Olympic” White/Black-Metallic Gold Coin. Definitely an eye catcher, sneaker news has recently released images of the product, showing exactly what we are working with to mark this year’s Olympics.
Air Jordan 5 Retro Olympic
Size Run: Mens
Color:White/Black-Metallic Gold Coin (Olympic 2016)
Release Date:August 20, 2016
The Gold Coin is named such for the distinctive gold coloring of the tongue. Unfortunately, there is not an actual gold coin in here, but given the exclusivity of the design – it is really like finding a gold coin for the Olympics.
The majority of the shoes, however, are actually done in white with just the few splashes of gold to keep it classy. The soles are kept black with the outsole bearing a translucent blue color. A bit of gold can be noticed sandwiched between the black and the blue, featuring a streak detailing that gives the impression of speed.
When it comes to logos, Nike also aimed for a classy design without letting you forget that this came from one of the top brands in the world. The Jumpman logo done in black can be seen on the heels amidst a white background. Needless to say, it is something you can easily spot with just one look.
On the tongue is another Jumpman logo, bigger as well as bolder in black coloring. The choice keeps the color combination uniform while still making it easy for the icon to jump out when worn. Oh, and did we mention the gold lace lock attachment that comes with the shoes?
To make up for the all-white body of the kicks, Jordan opted to do some layering which adds depth as well as character to the overall look. The center portion seems to be made from a different material compared to the surrounding area. All in all, it is a beautiful balance between classy as well as eye-catching as the Air Jordan 5 “Olympic” White/Black-Metallic Gold Coin does its best to honor this year’s Olympics.
Set for an August 20th release, the Air Jordan 5 “Olympic” White/Black-Metallic Gold Coin supposedly sell for $190 which is a reasonable price, considering how designs like these come only every four years. If you do not like the Gold Coin however, check out other Jordan release dates 2016 to find out what else Nike has in store for its fans. According to reports, the Gold Coin is one of TWO sneakers designed specifically to commemorate the Olympics so maybe you can get that one!