March 7th, 2014 By ehloknows
Was the Air Jordan 5 supposed to be retroed back in 1995? According to this rare sample of the infamous 3M tongue featuring fire red detailing was supposed to see retail shelves again after successful bring-backs of the Air Jordan 1 – Air Jordan 3 all saw successful relaunches once Nike decided to bring them back for the first time in 1994. Whatever the reasoning was behind not bringing back this pair five years after the shoe initially hit retailers, the shoe still features some interesting selections to stand out from actual releases. From the upside down ‘Air Jordan’ tag on the tongue like the originals, and the air max unit was never painted. Stick with us after the jump for more images of the Air Jordan 5 1995 Retro that could have been and if you’re feeling this relic, know that it’s available today via 7ad3jc on eBay.