Air Jordan V Retro

Color: White/Grape Ice

Release: 2013


History

  • In his 1989 — 1990 season, it was clear that MJ was better than ever. Every aspect of MJ’s game was flawless, but it was his dogfight-like flight that separated him from every other player on the planet.
  • Tinker Hatfield took inspiration from Jordan’s biting style and, likening it to an American WWII fighter plane, he designed the Air Jordan V with shark-tooth shapes on the midsole. Paired with a clear outsole, the shoe a imbued a ferocity reminiscent of its relentless muse. (https://www.jordan.com/collection/air-jordan-6)
  • In 2006, Jordan Brand released an Air Jordan 5 LS “Grape” which featured a Jumpman along the heel and the word, “Jordan” along the outsole. Later, in 2013, Jordan released the Air Jordan 5 “Bel Air” which paid homage to the iconic TV comedy, The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. In addition, they also brought back the “Grape” 5 as well as a new “Black Grape” colorway. https://www.nicekicks.com/air-jordan-5-grape-throwback-thursday/
  • To celebrate Will Smith’s 50th birthday, Nike released this Air Jordan 5 Retro in honor of one of the actor’s most popular roles: The Fresh Prince. Inspired by the laceless AJ5 model that Smith was known to wear on the set of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, the NRG ‘Fresh Prince’ seals up the eyestays entirely and dresses the high-top in a Grape Ice and New Emerald colorway. The design’s clearest tribute to the sitcom can be found on the insole, where ‘Air Jordan’ branding appears in the same graffiti-style as the show’s title sequence. https://www.goat.com/sneakers/air-jordan-5-retro-nrg-fresh-prince-av3919-135

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