“Columbia Blue” happens to be one of the two official school colors of Columbia University, the other being white. Back in the 19th century, the Philolexian Society and Peithologian Society were two literary societies that were the core of the university’s student life. The Columbia Blue hue was originally drawn from the Philolexian Society. Columbia University’s Office of University Publications defines Columbia Blue as Pantone 290, but the hue used by Columbia Athletics is is slightly darker version of Columbia Blue defined as Pantone 292. Jordan Brand has often used “Columbia Blue” on their sneakers and this year it will be appearing over the Air Jordan 11 Low. Continue reading The Air Jordan 11 Low “Columbia” From 2001 Is Returning In May 2017
For sneakerheads, including 23 is Back readers, Gio Gonzalez is probably the luckiest man currently alive because of the news that has started to circulate as of lately. Based on the past, Jordan Brand has quite the tendency to persistently to send Air Jordan pairs to millionaire athletes as gifts. Gio Gonzalez is the latest of these recipients and he has received not one, not two, but 10 different Air Jordan sneakers, most of which are yet to make their retail debut on 2015 upcoming Jordan release dates. Continue reading Jordan Brand Sends An Enormous Shipment Of Air Jordan Pairs To Gio Gonzalez
Last week, Jordan Brand caused a lot of hype with the release of the M11, the 11th iteration of the Air Jordan Melo, which many 23 is Back readers may have copped. However, Jordan Brand is all set to take the sneaker community by storm once again as they kick start their “Re-Mastered” program by dropping the re-mastered retro Air Jordan 4 “Legend Blue.” One of the 2015 Jordan releases that will be marking the retail debut of the first re-mastered Air Jordan retro sneaker has finally arrived. Continue reading The Jordan Brand “Re-Mastered” Program Kicks Off With The Jordan 4 “Columbia/Legend Blue”
O.G. sneaker heads here on 23 is Back probably have their eyes set on next year since not only is 2015 going to prove to be epic of Jordan Brand, it will also turn out to be epic for them too. Even though no 2015 Jordan release dates have been officially announced, the remastered Air Jordan retros that will be released next year are still in the news. Continue reading Work On The Jordan Brand 2015 Remastered Air Jordan Retro Collection Is Underway
Many 23isBack readers are probably already thinking about Christmas and Jordan release dates 2015, even though it is quite early. Nonetheless, all those Jordanheads who have already started preparing their wish list, Jordan 11 Retro “Columbia” is definitely something they have most likely added to the list. For sneaker aficionados who want this pair for Christmas, they should keep their eyes peeled for possible December Jordan release dates 2014.
Even though the “Columbia” nickname is still applicable to this Air Jordan 11 Retro pair, it is also being referred to as “White / Legend Blue.” Obviously, it may make sneaker enthusiasts wonder if this pair will be a bit different from the original “Columbia” colorway, and it is to some extent. The soles are actually much bluer than they were on the original and of course, it seems to feature a different shade of blue. Continue reading Jordan 11 Retro “Legend Blue” Will Be Released In A Slide Out Box
This December, as per Jordan release dates 2014, Jordan11s are expected to make their return, and it is something that sneaker enthusiasts have actually been waiting for. This colorway of Jordan 11 was known as “Columbia” (because of the Columbia Blue hue) back in the days when it was worn during the ’96 All-Star Game by Michael Jordan. However, 23 is Back has found out that Jordan Brand has used the “Legend Blue” colorway for the pair instead of the original colors.
The original “Columbia” colorway had been homage to the days when Michael Jordan was playing in the University of North Carolina. Moreover, as mentioned, the original pair had been worn by Jordan during the NBA All-Star Game that took place in San Antonio in 1996. The event had been highly televised and the original Jordan 11 “Columbia” had effectively stolen the sneaker show.