With Air Max 270, The Illinois-native has never been shy about his affinity for Michael Jordan’s on and off-court legacy, but his fandom has only been manifested on some of the more popular Air Jordan silhouettes in the 35-model lineup. Historically, the II has been neglected when compared to the retro cycles of its immediate predecessor and successor, but Abloh’s collaboration might signal the start of the sneaker’s second life.A Chicago Bulls-friendly “White/Sail/Red/Grey” colorway is anticipated to land on the (first) Off-White-variant of the shoe, which coincidentally turns 35 this year.
The Off-White x Air Jordan 2 Low White Red nods to the natural aging process of original Air Jordans.It features a white leather upper with red piping, yellowed eyelets, and Michael Jordan's signature on the lateral side. At the heel, a red heel cap is prominent with Nike branding.endeavor worked on by the artistic director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear collection, Helvetica text is expected to appear on the pair’s medial side. Zip-ties, exposed foam and additional sets of laces are also anticipated, but what’s most surprising about the upcoming low-top Air Jordan 2 are the “worn-in” midsole and Jordan’s signature on the lateral ankle panel.
That Off-White x Air Jordan 2 Low Black Royal comes dressed predominantly in black, with blue accents and red shoelaces.A solid black hue is utilized most on these low-slung kicks as it wraps over the leather base, tongues, lower heel pieces and the interior liners, while a bold blue hue styles up the wings logos on the tongues, the laces, trimming on the mid-foot and the ribbed heel panels. As usual, his traditional Helvetica branding is printed onto the medial sides and he attaches a hang tag to the laces, but he also spruces up the retro offering with Michael Jordan‘s actual signature on the quarters and midsoles that come with a pre-crumbled aesthetic. Additionally, the shoes come come packaged in a special cream box that has punched out holes and a creamy exterior.