Two of Jordan Brand‘s upcoming Air Jordan releases, one of 2018 and the other of 2019, will both be made of patent leather. Patent leather is generally recognized as one of the signature elements of Air Jordan 11 colorways, such the “Concord” that recently made its comeback and the “Bred” colorway return next year. As of lately though, the glassy material has been making an appearance over the Air Jordan 1 and other models. For instance, the friends–and–family–excusive version of the SoleFly x Air Jordan 1 “Art Basel Miami” was made up of patent leather. Now, the Jordan Legacy 312 and Air Jordan 1 will feature patent leather too.
Air Elan by Nike was another attempt to target those who prefer a practical and stylish design without much of the glitz and glamour; the flashy ones as they call it. These kicks are being released in two different colorways this time. These colorways features white and black colors, and are expected to be released sometime during Fall of 2009. The upper on these shoes featured a combination of leather and fabric, while the stitching pattern was such that the design provided maximum comfort and ease of use. Despite being a performance basketball model, the Air Jordan 1 can also be considered an equally practical and stylish design. Continue reading The Air Jordan 1 High Has Been Revamped With All-Black Patent Leather Uppers