Royal blue happens to be one of the most graceful and refined colors. It is one of the most ideal colors since it is capable of complementing just about any skin tone. It is a color that can enable an individual to make a statement, making virtually any theme look considerably more impressive. When laced in royal blue-colored footwear, pulling off an appropriate look does not even require too much experience. Despite not being common, royal blue-colored kicks can provide the wearer a classy feel and look. One of Jordan Brand’s most popular ones is undeniably the Air Jordan 1 “Royal,” which makes its comeback this year.
On the same day back in September 2016 that the Air Jordan 1 High OG “Bred” returned, The Shoe Game confirmed that Jordan Brand would also bring back the Air Jordan 1 “Royal.” The royal blue hue is actually a variation of the azure blue shade. This hue first appeared on the dress of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, King George III’s wife. As can be seen even on the Air Jordan 1 iteration featured here, this hue has a dark and deep blue tone, with somewhat of a faint reddish-purplish tinge. The Air Jordan 1 “Royal” was one of the original colorways of the model released in 1985.
The last time the Air Jordan 1 “Royal” arrived at retailers was back in 2013 and after seven years, it will be joining the long lineup of Jordan releases 2017. These latest photos of the actual sneaker were posted on Instagram by user @jiaheaj and as can be seen, they are dressed up in a combination of Black and Royal Blue. Much like 2016’s Air Jordan 1 “Banned,” the Royal Blue-colored portions of its uppers are apparently made up of tumbled leather. This sneaker is also equipped with all-White midsoles and Royal Blue-colored outsoles, while the finishing touch can be spotted on the tongues in the form of the “Nike Air” branding.
This is the first look that sneakerheads are getting at the 2017 version and considering that its return is still a few months away, Jordan Brand will soon publish official photos as well. The retail price of the Air Jordan 1 “Royal” will apparently be $160, while it is being reported that it will hit the shelves somewhere among May’s Jordan releases 2017.
Air Jordan 1 “Royal”
Release Date: TBD