Coming Attractions: The Jordan 1 Mid Premium Suede

01.04.14 4 years ago 8 Comments

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Words By Retro Boogie

There’s a consolation prize in the works for all of us who couldn’t secure of the beloved Jordan 1 OG at the end of last year. Coming soon is the Jordan 1 Mid Premium that actually means premium. The design team at Jordan Brand who came up with this format for the beloved (and sometimes overused) silhouette should get raises in 2014.

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The entire upper is decked out with black suede, along with tumbled suede accents on some of the panels. A bit of new school technology makes an appearance in the use of Vac Tech for the side ankle logo, but it’s tastefully done as opposed to other Nike releases. A leather tongue label takes the place of the usual nylon, and waxed laces finish out the I-couldn’t-cop-my-grails-but-I’m-still-flourishing feel. A varsity red sole and nominal amount of contrast stitching provide just the right amount of flavor to a pretty dope shoe overall.

Sure, it may not be an original but the Jordan 1 Premium Suede is proof positive that Jordan Brand can still execute a well thought out Jordan 1 Mid that appeals to supporters of quality footwear.

More info on a concrete release date when it becomes available.

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