Go “Behind The Design” Of Air Jordan 16

December 14th, 2016 by / 0

RATE THIS SHOE
3.00 / 5 (7 VOTES)
RATE THIS SHOERATE THIS SHOERATE THIS SHOERATE THIS SHOERATE THIS SHOERATE THIS SHOERATE THIS SHOERATE THIS SHOERATE THIS SHOERATE THIS SHOE
Loading...Loading...

Wilson Smith and Tinker Hatfield designed Air Jordan 16 with Michael Jordan the executive in mind, not MJ the once-in-infinity basketball player.

“We were inspired by the fact MJ was retiring for the second time and the thought that he was going from the basketball court to the boardroom,” Smith says in the latest Nike “Behind The Design” installment.

That meant opting for clean lines instead of the loud design trend of the time, bringing the foot in-sync with the upper, and bringing a home/away versatility with the removable gaiter. Air Jordan 16 also introduced a potent cushioning combination of forefoot Zoom Air and heel blow-molded Air, marking the first time since 1991 that an Air Jordan had featured visible Air.

Read the full piece here. Air Jordan 16 “Midnight Navy” releases December 22nd for $250.

Load next page (2/3)
Loading...

Filed under: Air Jordans

Tags:

0 comments
latest posts
Loading...
Load more posts

Popular Posts

The Crying MJ Christmas Sweater Is Real And It's Available Now

The Crying MJ Christmas Sweater Is Real And It's Available Now by Yale Schalk

The Daily Jordan: Air Jordan 4

The Daily Jordan: Air Jordan 4 "Black Cat" - 2006 by Yale Schalk

Flashback Friday: MJ Laces Up Nike Air Flight One

Flashback Friday: MJ Laces Up Nike Air Flight One by Yale Schalk

#MJMondays: Michael Jordan Debuted Air Jordan 11

#MJMondays: Michael Jordan Debuted Air Jordan 11 "Concord" 22 Years Ago by Yale Schalk

The Daily Jordan: Air Jordan 11

The Daily Jordan: Air Jordan 11 "Gamma Blue" - 2013 by Yale Schalk

Categories

  • Select Category

Archives