Next to the Air Jordan 1 "Bred", the Air Jordan 11 "Concord" is probably the most iconic shoe that the Air Jordan line has ever produced, becoming an instant classic for its revolutionary patent leather mudguard and luxurious aesthetic. Now the famous colorway is back in the exact form in which it first appeared on MJ's feet as he strode onto the court against the Orlando Magic for Game 1 of their 1995 second round playoff series. That means the shoe has a higher cut on the patent leather overlay and 45 stitched on the heel instead of the standard 23, due to the fact that Jordan debuted the shoe during the short time he wore number 45 on his jersey.
The Air Jordan 11 Retro "Concord" features a white Cordura mesh upper overlaid with a black patent leather mudguard, black Jumpman branding and a Concord purple mini Jumpman on the midfoot tongue tag. It sits on a white midsole supported with a carbon fiber shank and covered in an icy blue outsole with Concord rubber pods on the forefoot and heel. OG details include a higher cut patent leather, Nike Air branding on the insoles, original box design and the #45 on the heel.
The Air Jordan 11 Retro will release on Saturday, December 8th at 10:00am, and is only available via in-store raffle. Consult your local City Blue for availability.
Photos by Bryan Paglione