Air Jordans, now generally known as Jordan Brand has a long and rich history beginning from 1985 when the main model was discharged, the Air Jordan 1.
Not exclusively was Michael Jordan opposing gravity and tutoring adversaries, yet his Air Jordans were looked for after on the grounds that everyone needed to resemble Mike.
It wasn’t all playing around however. In 1985 NBA official David Stern prohibited Michael from wearing the Air Jordan 1 in dark/red due to not meeting the NBA’s clothing regulation. Each time Michael wore them, he would be finned $5,000. Nike saw this and went up against an immaculate promoting ploy. They would pay Jordan’s fines and discharged a business giving this combine the moniker “Prohibited”.
Around 1987 Spike Lee would beginning creating and featuring/co-featuring in the most current Air Jordan advertisements. The last business Spike would do was in 2005 for the Air Jordan 20.
Air Jordan Shoe Designers
The accompanying people are creators for every Jordan shoe:
- Air Jordan 1: Peter Moore
- Air Jordan 2: Bruce Kilgore and Peter Moore,
- Air Jordan 3 – Air Jordan 15: Tinker Hatfield
- Air Jordan 16 and Air Jordan 17: Wilson Smith III
- Air Jordan 18 and Air Jordan 19: Tate Kuerbis
- Air Jordan 20: Tinker Hatfield
- Air Jordan 21 and Air Jordan 22: D’Wayne Edwards
- Air Jordan 23: Tinker Hatfield
Rumor circulated after the Air Jordan XX3 released, Jordan Brand would not continue releasing new models. This was untrue, but they did name each model after the year up until the Air Jordan XX8.
To date, we have seen popular Air Jordan retro, joined together in packs, fusion models and new “team” Jordans release. Below you can find Each Jordan shoe by model with history and information.
Wanting to find out when Jordan’s release? Check out our Air Jordan Release Dates page.