Jordan Brand is wrapping up the year strong with the release of the Air Jordan 1 High “Chicago,” which is slated to hit local retailers this week.
This reimagined Air Jordan 1 High “Chicago” (aka Lost & Found) draws inspiration from what an original 1985 Air Jordan 1 would look like if found decades later in a dusty stock room.
The shoe harkens back to a time when shoe boxes were often lost in inventory stockrooms, only to be found again years later.
According to the Jordan design team, the goal of this shoe was to create a “time travel moment,” especially for a new generation of consumers. The process of buying a shoe today is very different from what it was like in the 80s. This sneaker attempts to capture that lost and found feeling, giving consumers a taste of what a box-fresh, vintage AJ1 would have looked like back in the day.
The Jordan Brand team responsible for developing the AJ1 Chicago obsessed every detail of the shoe’s design to bring this nostalgic story to life. Jordan designers studied multiple pairs of original AJ1s in varying states of distress to capture the nuances of the shoe’s look, described as having “light to no wear but with materials that sat for years in a box and didn’t withstand the test of time.”
Look out for the Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Chicago” Lost and Found to release on Saturday, 19 November 2022 via Nike SNKRS ZA (1:00PM):
Men’s – R 3 399,95
Pre-School – R 1 599,95
Toddler’s – R 1 199,95
Infants – R 799,95
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