Before the Roshe and the Air Max, there was Air Jordans first. As the name implies, Air Jordan is named after the “Greatest Basketball Player of All-Time” — Michael Jordan. It was first released in 1985 when the Air Jordan I was banned because of its ‘non-regulation’ colors. During its first release, basketball sneakers were not yet a big thing outside of basketball. Since the release of Air Jordans, the shoe business has never been the same. With the great fan base of Michael Jordan, it was no surprise that people are buying the Jordans even if they do not play basketball. It definitely changed the game of the sneaker business. Jordans became more than a basketball shoe. It is now known as a fashion statement. For the fans and shoe collectors, Jordans are a way of life.
Air Jordan 5 Olympic
White/Black-Metallic Gold Coin
August 20, 2016|Full Family Size
Air Jordan 5 Retro “Gold Medal”
The Air Jordan is under one of the leading sneaker brands in the world, Nike. Even years after the basketball legend retired, Jordans are still making news in the shoe industry. Everyone is looking forward to a new model that will be released. Now, 23 is back and Jordan releases 2016 Air Jordan 5 Retro “Gold Medal”. The Air Jordan 5 is inspired by the upcoming Olympic Games. It is set to be released this August 20, 2016. The color combinations of the Air Jordan 5 are white, black as well as metallic gold. The metallic gold represents the gold medal given to the winners of the Olympics. The shoe has a synthetic leather in white on the upper portion with a black detailing in the midsole. The metallic gold color is on the tongue, flames, and lace locks. The outsole is made translucent to finish the look.
There is no doubt that a lot of people will look forward to the release of the Air Jordan 5. Aside from being part of the Jordan shoe collection, this pair of sneakers is unique because of its tribute to the upcoming Olympics 2016 which will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The quality of Jordans made it a famous basketball shoes for the past 20 years. But aside from being a basketball shoe, the brand and their design has conquered even in day to day fashion. You would see singers as well as rappers wearing this Air Jordans in style. Even women are now getting into the sneaker style. Expect to wait in line if you want to get the Air Jordan 5 Retro “Gold Medal” as soon as it is released.