The Air Jordans 2016 Classic is taking place today in Brooklyn where some of the top high school basketball athletes from all over the world are putting their talents on display. Jordan Brand decided to create special PE colorways of some of their newest and most popular sneakers. In addition to the Air Jordan 9 Low that we’ve already taken look at, much of the attention is focused on the flashy colorways of the new Air Jordan XXX. Here we take a detailed look at each pair that was created for the East and West boys and girls national teams. Each colorway comes in either red and white or blue and white with a cosmo print upper placed on each pair and the Jordan Brand Classic logo on the tongue,
The Mens Air Jordan XXX continues to culturally take hold with consumers as new silhouettes of a progressive nature often do. With styles of this type, familiarity quickens the pace of transition better than anything else. Thus, this new rendition in Bulls coloring marks an easily apparent union with past brand heritage. Michael Jordan’s Charlotte Hornets are battling the Miami Heat in the first round of the 2016 NBA Playoffs. As they battle to move on to the second round, they’ll be doing so rocking these Air Jordan XXX Charlotte Hornets PE colorways – which were originally previewed via Snapchat from Jordan Brand yesterday. These two Air Jordan XXX player exclusives come dressed in a “Away” and “Home” colorways dressed in the Hornets team colors with either a Black or White uppers.
Jordan For Girls, Jordan Brand unveils both the Air Jordan 2 Low and Air Jordan XXX Player Exclusive colorways for the Marquette Golden Eagles. The school joins the Georgetown Hoyas, UNC Tar Heels, and the California Bears to receive exclusive team colorways of the Air Jordan 2 Low and the Air Jordan XXX. Both these Air Jordans are dressed in the schools team colors of tones of Blue and Gold, with the Air Jordan 2 Low receiving the Marquette’s logo on the tongue and outsole. An “XXX”, signifying 30, transformed into a basketball net. Stars symbolized the athlete’s otherworldly talents and planets orbiting the Jordan universe took on surfaces — elephant print or carbon fiber — related to innovations initiated by past Jordan models. Elaborating his drawing, with help of fellow designer Mark Smith, Hatfield broadened the Jordan narrative and formed the story of the Air Jordan XXX, one that references a storied yet timeless lineage with an eye towards the future.