Those who have been eagerly awaiting the release of the new Air Jordan 1 Retro high OG Phantom do not have much longer to wait. They are scheduled to be available in mid-March and all indications are that these will once again be big sellers for Nike. The praise has already been coming in for this new release. The use of materials is rather unique and superb. Nike has gone to a great length to preserve the old school look of the Air Jordans while combining it with modern materials that are designed for comfort and durability. To that end, they appear to have made a slam dunk.
The new Air Jordan 1 Retro high OG Phantom makes use of a smooth grain material. At the same time, you will notice some leather that is wrinkle textured on the upper part of the show. The ankle area also gets in on the action, as the material there is a soft felt like texture that is also placed in the interior lining of the shoe as well. This contributes to a breathable shoe that can be worn comfortably for quite a long time without causing the wearer to suffer from foot fatigue.
You will also notice from stylish new stitching that is contrasted in red on the Air Jordan 1 Retro high OG Phantom. There is even a double-layer iconic Nike swoosh to mesmerize you with, while the tongue has seemed zig-zag style threading that gives it that retro feel that many fans will be looking for. The designers really held nothing back as they created this shoe. Here is an even closer look at the Air Jordan 1 Retro high OG Phantom to get you ready for its upcoming release.
Still On Top
The Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG Phantom still comes out on top. After 27 years, the Air Jordan’s still perform spectacularly. They are easy to play with on the court and comfortable to walk around town with. The traction is out of this world. You will find that the performance holds up well. From front to back, the traction is such that you will have no trouble planting yourself firmly on the court without worrying that you will buckle an ankle or something. You can change direction quickly and leave the competition in the dust. You will be able to use The Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG Phantom to go in virtually any direction, stopping and reversing direction on a dime. These are shoes that can really improve your game just by lacing them up.
Speaking of the traction, you will find that this new version of the Air Jordan’s will perform equally well on a clean indoor court as it does on a dusty one outside. That bodes well for the versatility of the sneaker overall. It is made of soft and flexible rubber, allowing the shoe to adapt to your every movement.
If you are going to wear a basketball shoe, you want them to provide a great deal of cushioned support. The Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG Phantom does that admirably. The insole is secure and cushioned. We do think that it could be a little better given the price tag, but the rest of the shoe more than makes up for it.
Naturally, the material makes or break the durability of a shoe. If you are going to invest in a pair of these shoes, you want to know that they are going to last you for quite some time. You will be happy to note that the upper sole and midsole are made of leather. This provides sturdiness, but it does increase the weight just a bit. That really doesn’t matter, however, as the durability of these shoes is what matters. They feel strong on your feet, adding to the confidence that you need to run up and down the court with ease.
In short, The Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG Phantom is going to be hot sellers. They maintain the look of old while incorporating new design features that further enhance the functionality of the shoe overall. You will enjoy the look, and appreciate the comfort all at the same time.