The iconic Air Jordan 12 Cherry is making a much anticipated comeback after 14 years, rekindling memories of Michael Jordan’s historic fifth NBA title win. With official images now unveiled, we get a closer look at what to expect from this upcoming release, scheduled for the end of October.
Vivid Varsity Red
One standout feature of the Air Jordan 12 Cherry is its striking Varsity Red hue, particularly noticeable on the lower part of the shoe. This vibrant color is even more eyemcatching than the 2009 retro edition.
A Nod to Original Design
Fans of the original Air Jordan 12 design from 1996 will be pleased to know that this release closely follows the classic lines and aesthetics. Designed by Tinker Hatfield, the shoe incorporates leather panels inspired by the Japanese Rising Sun flag.
Michael Jordan’s Signature
The Cherry colorway was notably worn by Michael Jordan during the Chicago Bulls victorious fifth NBA title win. This connection adds to the shoe’s legendary status.
The Air Jordan 12 was the first in the series to introduce Zoom Air technology, featuring a full-length unit within the midsole for enhanced comfort and performance.
A Shift from Nike
In 1997, Jordan Brand officially separated from Nike, making the Air Jordan 12 the first in the series without the iconic Swoosh logo.
A Sneakerhead’s Delight
For sneaker enthusiasts, the Air Jordan 12 Cherry is a highly anticipated release, as it represents a significant moment in Michael Jordan’s career.
Release Date and Price
Mark your calendars for the release of the Air Jordan 12 Cherry on October 28, available through the SNKRS app and select retailers. The retail price is set at $210.
This iconic sneaker’s return is sure to excite both sneakerheads and basketball fans alike, as it pays homage to a pivotal moment in sports history.