Inspired by one predator of the jungle, and pushed further by another one of the jungle’s fiercest predators. Featuring Zoom Air and an ankle jewel that invokes a black panther’s eye, the Air Jordan XIII originally took its design cues from one of nature’s quickest cats, recalling MJ’s own pounce in the paint. The Island Green AJ XIII follows that OG heritage, but also reels in one of a tropical island’s most ferocious jungle predators: the crocodile. An Island Green suede heel, midsole and mudguard sits below a crocodile-like embossed leather upper, conveying the same speed, power, and fearlessness that MJ displayed night-in and night-out on the court.
Jordan Brand’s latest Air Jordan 13 Retro is pieced together in layers of sophisticated black croc and a sea green tone that also evokes a luxe aesthetic. The Tiffany green is paired with the heel logo in a silvery metal that furthers the design narrative.
Sporty and upmarket, the silhouette will arrive at shops on 9th of November. Nike SNKRS has the sneaker listed for $200.