Jordan Brand continues to pump out original color ways of the Jordan 1’s this year, and these next two releases may be the best yet. Both silhouettes have the potential to be instant classics as well as a must cop for those die hard MJ fans out there.
Jordan 1 “Rookie of the Year”
The first of two new Jordan 1 color ways called the “Rookie of the Year” combines a white leather upper, with suede tan overlays and black accents throughout the sneaker. Inspired by Michael Jordans wardrobe during his 1984-85 NBA season which saw Jordan average 28.2 ppg, 6.5 rpg, 5.9 apg, and 2.4 spg, accoloades cementing him as the seasons rookie of the year. Hidden in the sneakers ankle collar are two messages, one a short stat recap for Jordans season which reads, “1984-85, R.O.Y., 2313 Points, 28.2 PPG.” The second message gives a little insight into the kind of teammate Jordan was and read, “This award is nice, but i just feel it is very important for each individual to go out and contribute to his team” -MJ. This sneaker does a great job paying homeage to Jordans outsanding rookie season, the beginning of the G.O.A.T.’s legacy in the NBA, with its mix of premium materials, a unique color way and a strong message, these sneakers are definitely a must have for the true die hard Jordan fans out there. Slated to hit retailers October 13th expect to pay $160 if youre looking to add these to the collection, and check out some more pics below:
Following up news of the release of the Jordan 1 “Rookie of the Year”, we get a first look at another upcoming Jordan 1 silhouette dubbed the Jordan 1 “A Star is Born”. This time around Jordan Brand draws its inspiration from Michael’s 1984 Sports Illustrated cover that read “A Star is Born”, “Michael Jordan Lights up the NBA.” The sneaker is constructed of a full leather upper that combines a white background with black overlays and a multicolor swoosh that mimics the Milwaukee Bucks jersey stripe, the team Jordan is gliding through on the Sports Illustrated cover. Another must have for die hard Jordan fans out there, this next silhouette is yet to receive a release date but is rumored to be sometime this upcoming holiday season. Check out a pic below and keep it locked here at One on One Testers for more sneaker news and updates, also don’t forget to comment like and share!
Update: New Images of the Jordan 1 ‘A Star is Born’ have surfaced as well as a retail price of $160 has been set. The sneakers are also now being refered to as the Jordan 1 “Sports Illustrated”, rather than “A Star is Born”. Check the new pics below and dont forget to comment, like and share!!
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