25 Jan '13, 12am

#XX8DaysOfFlight: How the '99 Air Jordan 4 Retros Changed the Game

The retro releases of ‘94 and ‘95 are often storied for their slept on sales, iconic packaging, and ahead of their time concept. More forgotten are the OG Air Jordan 4 revamps from 1999. Known more for their Nike Air branding than their impact on the culture, the shoes proved that retros could sell in a modern market. Moreover, they paved the way for future re-releases and set a precedent for the importance of MJ-worn colorways and attention to detail. Moving in May and dropping in June of ’99, the Black/Red colorway released almost a month before the White/Cement pair. The shoes were welcomed with far more fanfare than retros of yesteryear, coinciding with a retirement once again, but garnering reactions geared more toward ‘classic’ than ‘dated.’ An updated retro card proved nostalgic and educational, highlighting the silo’s place in time in the historic signature line. A...

Full article: http://www.nicekicks.com/2013/01/xx8daysofflight-how-the-...

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