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Air Jordan 1 Space Jam: The 1996 Colorway Comeback

By January 17, 2023Jordan, Nike

Mid Air Jordan 1 Space Jam - AIO BotIt’s pretty customary for the Jordan Brand to take a classic colorway from one model and apply it to another. Specifically, the Air Jordan 1! Most recently, we’ve seen this application with the Jordan 1 True Blue – inspired by a Jordan 3. However, this time we’ve got one of the most iconic Jordan colorway comebacks, the Air Jordan 1 Space Jam.

If you have no idea what Jordan inspired these kicks, you’re WAY too young! Or, you need to have some better sneaker knowledge – especially if you wanna cop! So, the Jordan 1 Space Jam takes inspiration from none other than the 1996 Air Jordan 11. To be more specific, it pays homage to the sneakers MJ wore during the 1996 live-action/animated movie, “Space Jam”. If you haven’t seen or heard of this movie before, we (again) think you’re too young. But, if you want to understand the level of ICONIC and status of LEGENDARY these kicks have… watch it.

The first release of the original colorway dropped in the year 2000, after the major success of the movie. Later, we got a 2016 Retro Jordan 11 in the iconic colorway –  a tribute to the movie’s 20th anniversary. But now, the legend continues with a mid-top Air Jordan 1 Space Jam coming up!

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So, let’s talk about the actual color scheme in question – the Space Jam. The mid-top Air Jordan 1 Space Jam comes in the original color scheme of Black, Dark Concord, and White. It features a smooth black leather base with accented shiny patent leather overlays. The overlays cover almost the entire sneakers including the mudguards, heel guards, laces, and ankle wings. And, for the added textural contrast, it also includes mesh tongues! 

The Jordan 1 Space Jam comes with tongues featuring Dark Concord branding with a stitched Jumpman logo. Furthermore, we’ve got more branding details with the printed insoles as well! Additional features include the jet black laces to “tie” the entire look together. Finally, to top it all off, it ends with a contrasting clean white midsole paired with icy semi-translucent rubber outsoles.

The last thing you should know about the Mid Air Jordan 1 Space Jam is the release information. So, you can buy this Jordan on February 11th, 2023 for a retail price of $135. It will drop in full family size – aka, men’s sizing, GS ($120), PS ($80), and TD ($65) as well. In other words, Space Jam for the entire fam! Check out images of these kicks below!

How to Buy the Jordan 1 Space Jam?

From our experience with Air Jordans, we expect this Jordan 1 Space Jam to sell out within moments of release. Why? Well, if you compare the last Retro 11s in this colorway on StockX, you’ll find that it has an average resale of $440. TWICE what it retailed for!

So, just think: an awesome colorway + an Air Jordan 1 model?

That’s the making of a jackpot drop! So, what YOU should do in this case is just make sure you’ve got a solid, airtight plan. Don’t F up the 2023 releases right from the beginning. Therefore, if you really wanna buy these Jordans (maybe even in bulk!), avoid an L, AND make money… check out our free sneaker copping cheat sheet. Click on the button below to check it out!

Air Jordan 1 Space Jam
Release Date: February 11th, 2023
Color Scheme: Black – Dark Concord – White
Style Code: DV1308-004
Retail Price: $135

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