The Air Jordan 1 “Black Toe” is returning to join this year’s Air Jordan releases 2019, but this time as a women’s exclusive in satin form. The “Black Toe” is one of the most popular colorways of the Air Jordan 1. Much like the “Banned / Bred” colorway, which is also making a comeback this year, it was also originally released back in 1985. In the past two decades, the Air Jordan 1 “Black Toe” has returned twice before, just three years apart, once back in May 2013 and later in November 2016. However, this is the first time it has received the satin treatment.
The “Black Toe” is one of the most popular color schemes that Jordan Brand and it is widely recognized for appearing over the Air Jordan 1. The Air Jordan 1 “Black Toe,” which originally debuted back in 1985, and its most recent comeback happened on November 5th, 2016 when it returned to retail at a price of $160. The sneaker has also gotten restocked a few times since then, such as on August 9th, 2017, which was only available to Nike+ members using the Nike SNKRS app. Jordan Brand is now mimicking the “Black Toe” color scheme using various hues for the Air Jordan 1 and its low-top counterpart. Continue reading These AJ 1 High & Low Colorways Mimic The “Black Toe” Color Blocking
Back in November 2016, Jordan Brand hosted the grand opening of their new retail location in Paris, which is named Jordan Bastille. Jordan Brand’s flagship store in Paris is located at 12 rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine, where some very diverse and varied restocks took place on the day of its grand opening, i.e. November 24th, 2016. Even a video featuring some of 2016’s most popular releases was teased by Jordan Bastille. Among the sneakers that got restocked, Jordan Brand also brought back the Air Jordan 1 “Black Toe.” While that sneaker is not making another comeback this year, but the theme has been reimagined on the Air Jordan 31. Continue reading The Air Jordan 31 Is Receiving The “Black Toe” Treatment In January 2017
Despite what many sneakerheads have been lead to believe, the tale behind the pair of sneakers that the NBA had banned Michael Jordan from wearing is still shrouded by mystery. It is definitely true that a certain pair of sneakers that Michael Jordan had worn on the court at the advent of his career had gotten banned by the NBA. Within the sneaker community, it is widely believed that it had been a pair of the Air Jordan 1 that had gotten banned. Having become widely known as the Air Jordan 1 “Banned,” an exclusive and limited variation of the sneaker unexpectedly hit the shelves on “Banned” Day. Continue reading Jordan Brand Celebrated “Banned” Day With Exclusive & New Releases & Even A Restock
Newer colorways and designs were coming out from Nike during the Holiday 2009 season. It was not hard to believe that Nike came up with a surprisingly great looking set of shoes under the Air Jordan lineup. There was the Phat series and sources had confirmed that these kicks had been specifically designed for indoor basketball. The “Phat” series was released in 4 different colorways, each having its own set of hues to offer. The colorways included this release were four; Black, black, Navy Blue, Patent Black and Royal Blue. Jordan Brand has also confirmed that the Air Jordan 1 “Black Toe” returns during the Holiday Season 2016. Continue reading The Air Jordan 1 “Black Toe” Is Set To Return In November 2016
Ranking the top Air Jordan sneakers of all time is a tricky task if not impossible, but there is no doubt that the Air Jordan 1 High OG “Black Toe” is one of them. In the middle of the ’80s on a late afternoon, back when Michael Jordan Brand was a young rookie embarking upon his professional basketball career, he had his first photo shoot after signing up with Nike. A photo taken during that shoot is where Jordan Brand got its “Jumpman” logo from. Michael Jordan was rocking the Air Jordan 1 “Black Toe” in the photo, which could potentially be among 2016’s Jordan release dates. Continue reading The Air Jordan 1 High “Black Toe” Is Making Yet Another Retro Comeback