The origins of Jordan Brand’s and Nike’s combined “Infrared” colorways can be traced back to 1990 when the the Air Max 90 “Infrared” was whipped up by Tinker Hatfield. Over the years, the Air Max 90 has undergone tremendous evolution, from numerous variations of the model to that moment in time when its original colorway officially received its “Infrared” nickname. The Air Max 90 is a classic and historic silhouette, and if it was not for it, the Infrared would not be such a significant color as it is today. In fact, rather unexpectedly, the Super.Fly 2017 seems to be receiving the “Infrared” treatment. Continue reading Jordan Brand Brings Back The Classic Infrared Hue On The Super.Fly 2017
Old school admirers of O.G. Retro Air Jordan sneakers had been praying for the comeback of the Air Jordan 6 “Infrared/White.” Their wish was finally granted last February when Jordan Brand officially announced the colorway’s return. However, many 23isBack readers had likely been hoping it was the low top version of the Air Jordan 6 colorway that would arrive at retailers, but that was not the case last year. Fortunately, with Jordan Brand dropping new sneakers here and there this year, it was only a matter of time before one of the upcoming Jordan release dates marked the retail debut of the “Air Jordan 6 Low “White/Black-Infrared.” Continue reading The OG “White/Black-Infrared” Colorway Of The Jordan 6 Low Silhouette Might Return
Throughout 2014, a wide range of color schemes and themes have been introduced by Jordan Brand. The “Infrared 23” theme is one of them and it has apparently been one of Jordan Brand’s favorites. Back in February, the Air Jordan 6 was dressed up in this striking hue and it also makes an appearance on the Air Jordan 6 Retro “Black/Infrared 23,” which 23isBack readers will be able to cop on Black Friday. However, one of the 2014 Jordan release dates that is about to arrive also marks the release of an “Infrared 23” iteration of the Air Jordan XX9. Continue reading The Jordan XX9 “Infrared 23” Hits The Shelves The Day After Black Friday
23 is Back readers probably already know that the Infrared 23 trend is far from gone, but all those who were having doubts should think again. Jordan Brand has actually dressed up the Air Jordan XX9 in that very specific hue and is planning to release it along with other Jordan release dates 2014 scheduled for later on in this year.
It is hard to believe that height of the trend of the Infrared 23 shade has been left far behind. In the coming months alone, the Air Jordan Future and the Jordan CP3.VIII are scheduled to be released, both of which feature the Infrared 23 hue. Moreover, the Infrared 23 has been pivotal to the Air Jordan story, so it is sensible of Jordan Brand to drape the Air Jordan XX9 in this shade too. Continue reading The Air Jordan XX9 “Infrared 23” Makes Its Retail Debut On Black Friday
23isBack readers will probably be glad to learn that August 27 has been announced as the official release date of the Air Jordan Future “Infrared 23.” Those have been keeping track of the 2014 and 2015 Jordan release dates that are posted here; they must have noticed that three specific pairs of the Air Jordan Future are set to be released on that day. Unlike the rest of them, the Air Jordan Future “Infrared 23” appears the most colorful, with an upper that is apparently rather orange.
Earlier in 2014, the Air Jordan 6 had been cloaked in an all-Infrared colorway, and it seems that this treatment will prove to be equally spectacular on the Air Jordan Future. No doubt, the Air Jordan Future already had plenty of impressive colorways, despite having been introduced not so long ago, but this upcoming “Infrared 23” is undoubtedly among the boldest yet. Continue reading The Jordan Future “Infrared 23” Is Perhaps The Most Vibrant Jordan Future Yet
All the sneakerheads who visit 23 is Back probably agree that sneakers with “Gum Bottom” styling have always been timeless, and apparently, they still are. Apart from latest Jordan release dates 2014, readers have probably not been keeping track of Jordan customs, so it is likely that many may not have heard of this Air Jordan 11 pair. Not only has the classic g um outsole been included in this custom model of Jordan 11 Low, the pair has actually been dubbed “Gum Bottom” it is this design’s featured element.
Within the sneaker community, customs have become a norm. Whenever someone is seen wearing a sneaker that has never been seen before, it just becomes necessary to ask them how they managed to get their hands on the custom. However, often there are custom sneakers that do not look like customers, and the Air Jordan 11 Low “Gum Bottom,” Mache’s latest project is proof of this.