Air Jordan 31: The Unlikely Inspiration Behind MJ's Latest Sneaker

Air Jordans 2018, the designer of the Air Jordan 31s—officially unveiled at a launch event at the Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas on Wednesday—remembers meeting Michael Jordan as part of the 18-month process in putting together the shoe’s design. Sitting in Jordan’s LaFerrari (because of course), Kuerbis was taken aback by the comfort of the seat. It struck a chord, and he knew immediately he wanted to design a shoe that would feel just the same. When he discussed the concept with Jordan, the message was clear: a simple shoe Cheap Jordans Online was futuristic in performance with a sleek sense of style.
Whether the latest edition in the Air Jordan line has accomplished that will be up to the consumer, as the 31s will be officially released on September 3rd. On the shoe, there's a full-length Zoom Air unit to deliver a responsive, lightweight cushioning with a low-profile feel. It also features bouncy Flightspeed tech for an explosive step, Flywire that locks in the fit of the shoe to provide lateral support, and a herringbone pattern at the bottom for traction.The upper is built with a leather and Flyweave upper that further references the Air Jordan 1 with the iconic “wings” logo and subtle Swooshes.
women jordans 2017 next chapter of the Air Jordan line is now here. Tonight at a special event in Las Vegas, Jordan Brand officially unveiled the Air Jordan 31, which is hailed as “a balance of Jordan Brand’s tradition of game-changing performance and its transcendent style”. Inspired heavily by the shoe that started it all, the Air Jordan 1, the Air Jordan 31 features a vintage-meets-modern-performance design for a new 2016 interpretation of the original Air Jordan.
Jordan Sneakers 2017The Jordan Brand—which has built on a foundation of the Air Jordan legacy—is explicit with its intentions of evoking nostalgia for their latest release. The 31s are also the first pair of Jordans to feature both the Jumpman and the Nike swoosh logo, a suggestion that came from Jordan himself, according to Kuerbis, who was skeptical when he first heard the idea. But once the concept played out, “it made a lot of sense,” he said.The XXX1 debuts in the “Banned” colorway, featuring the black and red color scheme of the Air Jordan 1 banned by the NBA in 1985.
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