Category Archives: Air Jordan 11

Nike Air Jordan 11 wheat Releasing Soon

 

During Fall we saw Jordan Brand release the Air Jordan Wheat Collection which consisted of the Air Jordan 1, Air Jordan 6 and the Air Jordan 13. One pair that didn’t make the cut for unknown reasons is the Air Jordan 11 Wheat.

 

Last week brought word of a potential release for the famed Air Jordan 11 “Blackout” sample that sold for over $11,000 when it hit the resale market. Now, the first Jordan 11 news of the new year comes by way of another sample, in the form of this “Wheat” colorway.

As you can see this Air Jordan 11 features suede across the uppers dipped in Wheat. In addition we have a textured patent leather overlay while Metallic Gold is applied to the Jumpman on the collar. Other details includes White across the midsole and a semi translucent Gum outsole.

Donning a nearly identical color scheme to the trio of wheat Jordans that released earlier this year, the Jumpman hones in on the work-boot aesthetic once more. Currently there are no release plans for this sample, so for now you will just have to enjoy the close-up look below and cross your fingers for a release.

Air Jordan 11 “Platinum Tint” Releasing Soon

According to ZSneakerheadz, the newest addition to the Jordan 11 lineup will feature sail and red accents. While images of the retro haven’t leaked yet, Jayzrdead has mocked up a look at what we can possibly expect when photos hit the web later this year.

This isn’t the only new colorway of the Jordan 11 hitting retail in the fall. Yesterday, word of a women’s exclusive “Neutral Olive” pair dropping in Nov. made rounds. We’ll follow-up on both pairs as new information comes to light.

Air Jordan 11 Retro
Release Date: Oct. 2018
Color: Platinum Tint/Sail-University Red
Style #: 378037-016
Price: $220

Look at the Air Jordan Future Bred

 

When they were released in 1995-96, the Air Jordan XI came in five different colorways. There would be more down the line in retros and special releases, but these were the five that started it.

We first saw the Jordan Future release in 2014, which takes inspiration from the Air Jordan 11. Now during 2018 the brand has brought the model back into rotation and one of the upcoming releases is the Jordan Future ‘Bred’.

Featuring a Black, Varsity Red and White color combination. Highlighted with a Black nubuck upper instead of the traditional woven material. A Red Jumpman logo lands on the lateral side by the heel while White runs across the midsole and a Red translucent outsole completes the look.

At the time of writing, a release date for the Air Jordan Future Bred has yet to be announced. However they are expected to arrive at select Jordan Brand retailers including online.

 

 

Air Jordan 11 Low IE Flash Crimson Debuts in August

The Air Jordan 11 Low IE Flash Crimson was originally revealed by Jordan Brand employee Frank Cooker. What we didn’t know until now is that this bright colorway will be releasing in August, along side two other colorways in Rio Teal and Volt.

As you can see this pair features a vibrant makeup while a bold Orange leather is plastered across the upper. That same shade also lands on the tongue, laces and midsole. Other details includes elephant print overlay on the base and a translucent outsole.

 

Air Jordan 11 Low IE
Color: Flash Crimson/Flash Crimson-Cement Grey
Release Date: August 16, 2018
Style Number: 919712-600
Price: $170

Comparison: Air Jordan 11 Pantone vs. Legend Blue

This year, Jordan Brand gave us two Air Jordan 11 releases for the holidays, the Air Jordan 11 Legend Blue and Air Jordan 11 Pantone – as part of the Air Jordan Ultimate Gift of Flight Pack.

The color “Legend Blue” was highly advertised throughout each silhouette, as one features minor accents of the Blue, while the other is fully dressed in it.

The Air Jordan 11 Retro Legend Blue is finally set to debut this Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at select Jordan Brand retailers.

Dressed in the original “Columbia” color scheme, but now named “Legend Blue” the iconic Air Jordan 11 silhouette comes in a mix of patent leather and smooth leather in all White, with a tongue tag, Jumpman logo and translucent outsole tinted in Legend Blue.

The Air Jordan 11 Retro Pantone from the Air Jordan Ultimate Gift of Flight Pack will complete this years Air Jordan 11 holiday releases. Unlike the Air Jordan 11 Legend Blue, this Retro 11 will release along side the Air Jordan XX9 in a limited edition pack.

This special version of the Air Jordan 11 features Legend Blue on the patent leather and smooth leather upper, and a White midsole and translucent outsole tinted in Legend Blue.

Some of the major difference from the releases begin on the interior, as the Pantone 11s use more of a luxury styled inner liner – similar to what we’ve seen on the Anniversary 11s. The Legend Blue pair was built with a full mesh tongue and leather upper, while the Pantone 11s has a more smooth nubuck-like leather build. Finishing up the comparison is the outsoles. The Legend Blue 11s came with a more milky/tinted outsole, while the nike kd 11 stayed more traditional with a Blue icy translucent outsole.

Check out these exclusive comparison photos of both “Pantone” and “Legend Blue” Retro 11s below and for everyone planning on picking up the Air Jordan Basketball shoes of Flight Pack tomorrow, December 23rd, good luck and please be safe.

Which pair do you find to be the victorious one? The Air Jordan 11 Pantone or Legend Blue? Speak your mind in the comments section below.

Air Jordan 11 Low ‘Rose Gold’ Debuts in 2018

Jordan Brand will release the Air Jordan 11 Low ‘Rose Gold’ which is a brand new colorway on the Air Jordan 11 Low during Spring 2018.

As you can see this Air Jordan 11 comes highlighted in Rose Gold. Instead of mesh on the uppers it appears that nubuck is used. In addition we have Metallic Rose Gold across the patent leather. Other details includes White on the midsole and a Pink translucent outsole.

Air Jordan 11 Low GS
Sail/Gum Medium Brown/Metallic Red Bronze
April 2018
AH7860-105

Air Jordan 11 Low IE ‘Fire Red’ PE VS Air Jordan 11 Low IE ‘Midnight Navy’

The Air Jordan 11 Low IE ‘Midnight Navy’ is apart of Jordan Brand’s Fall 2017 Collection. Also releasing is the Fire Red edition which is tied to Michael Jordan, however this pair is a brand new colorway.

This Air Jordan 11 Low IE features a Midnight Navy and White color combination. Navy covers the uppers while constructed with leather on the base and suede on the overlays. In addition we have White which runs across the midsole and completing the look is a translucent outsole.

Air Jordan 11 Low IE Midnight Navy Release Date

The Air Jordan 11 Low IE Midnight Navy is scheduled to release at select Jordan Brand retailers on July 29th, 2017. Retail price will be $170. Continue to scroll below to check out more images which will give you a closer look. Make sure to visit the comments section with your thoughts on this release.

Air Jordan 11 Low IE Midnight Navy
Midnight Navy/White
July 29, 2017
$170
919712-400

If this Air Jordan 11 looks familiar, it’s due to the fact that Jordan Brand designed a Sample pair back in 2011 which was being called ‘Varsity Red’. Dating even further back, Michael Jordan had a player exclusive he wore on the court back in 1996.

The Air Jordan 11 Low IE ‘Fire Red’ is apart of a few pairs of the Air Jordan 11 Low IE returning. We recently showed you the ‘Navy’ edition and to follow up is a new variation inspired by the Chicago Bulls.

Although nicknamed ‘Fire Red’, this Air Jordan 11 Low IE features a White, Gym Red and Black color combination. Across the base we have White which is constructed with leather. Black is then applied to the Jumpman branding and liner. Completing the look is Gym Red which runs across the overlays that extends across the toe and heel with subtle elephant print while also landing on the translucent outsole.

Air Jordan 11 Low IE Fire Red 2017 Release Date

The ‘Fire Red’ Air Jordan 11 Low IE is scheduled to release at select Jordan Brand retailers during September 2017. Retail price is set at $170. Although a specific release date is not available, we will make sure to update you. Below you can check out more images and make sure to visit us for additional news.

Air Jordan 11 Low IE Fire Red
White/Gym Red-Black
September 2017
$170
919712-101

Air Jordan 11 ‘Midnight Navy’ Releasing soon

The Air Jordan 11 ‘Midnight Navy’ will be one of a few Air Jordan 11 releases for 2017 with this pair launching on Black Friday.

This will be the first time that an Air Jordan 11 releases on Black Friday which marks the start of the Holiday season.

Dressed in a White, Midnight Navy and University Blue color combination. This Air Jordan 11 will feature Midnight Navy across the patent leather which features a higher cut with peaks while the same shade lands around the collar and liner. Following we have White which lands on the mesh and leather around the heel while covering the midsole. Other highlights include University Blue on the Jumpman branding while an icy translucent Blue outsole completes the look.

Air Jordan 11 Midnight Navy Release Date

The Air Jordan 11 Midnight Navy is scheduled to release at select Jordan Brand retailers on Friday, November 24th 2017 which is Black Friday. Retail price will be $220. Once we have more information and a first look, we will make sure to update you.

Air Jordan 11 Midnight Navy
White/Midnight Navy-University Blue
November 24, 2017
$220
378037-123

AIR JORDAN PROJECT – AIR JORDAN XI (11) RETRO PERFORMANCE REVIEW

 

Traction – The overall traction was very solid with all things considered. Usually when you have a translucent outsole you lose traction when dust or debris is on the court but thankfully the Air Jordan XI have solid rubber traction pods located in the heel and forefoot.

The clear sections are nice and sticky straight out the box, which is good and bad depending on court conditions. However, I played on well-maintained courts in addition to debris ridden floors and the Air Jordan XI held up perfectly fine. Worst that happened was that I needed to wipe the outsole semi-often on dusty courts.

Cushion – With the lightweight Phylon and full length Air unit in place, cushion is solid as well. While they aren’t as soft as the original or 2000/01 Retro releases, they are still leaps and bounds better than previous Air Jordan models. Impact absorption is available and consistent throughout while still maintaining decent court feel in the forefoot.

* Disclaimer * cushion is as stated in the Silver Anniversary, Cool Grey, Concord & most likely the upcoming Black/ Red colorway which are all post 2010. Air Jordan XI’s from the 2008 CDP & 2009 Space Jams are not the same.

Material – Patent leather and ballistic nylon mesh are used along the upper… oh, and a very small piece of cheap split grain leather is located at the heel. Overall, the materials are nice. The patent leather isn’t quite as strong as it could have been if it were a bit thicker but all in all, the materials performed pretty much on par with the original and previous Retro versions.
If they made an Air Jordan 11.5 with Fuse replacing the eyelets and mid panels, open mesh in place of the ballistic nylon mesh and a Jordan Melo M8 patent leather cut with heel and forefoot embedded Zoom Air… I’m drooling just thinking about it.

Fit – They fit true to size, wide footers may want to get ½ size larger or wait for the materials to break-in a bit… which they will. The mesh wraps around your foot perfectly and the patent ads some support which is greatly needed. Lockdown is great all the way up the shoe so there isn’t much to complain about. Only thing that could pose a problem is that the materials are ‘weak’ in comparison to today’s synthetics but this is where growing up in the 90’s comes into play… we’re used to this type of shoe so it doesn’t bother us at all.

Ventilation – It isn’t great but it isn’t horrible. The material is breathable so that’s going to scores some points but its noticeably not as ventilated as something like the Air Jordan VI, which I still feel has the best ventilation out of the entire lineup

 

Support – If the materials didn’t move with your foot so much I would say the support is great. The Carbon Fiber adds a lot of support along the entire base of the foot, not just the arch, and the overall fit provides you with the extra reassurance you’d want or need… materials just get a bit flimsy… its mesh… not much you can do

 

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Overall – The Air Jordan XI is a straight beast on-court. They look good, feel good and they play well on top of that. I hoped the quality wouldn’t obstruct my opinion on their performance and it honestly hasn’t. These are still one of my personal favorite on-court options of all time. There are better options, of course, but just knowing that you won’t lose and ankle or mess up your knees is definitely something to consider. It’s really their increased price that will cause someone to not wear these on-courts… I had someone come up to me one night after playing and they said “I’ve never seen anyone rock Concord’s to hoop… you must have two pairs.” I do… but even if I only had one… they’re worth playing in.

Air Jordan 11 Low ‘Columbia’ Released in 2017

The Air Jordan 11 Low ‘Columbia Blue’ will finally make a return to Jordan Brand retailers during their Summer 2017 collection.

The ‘Columbia’ Air Jordan 11 Low was not an original colorway, however the low top didn’t originally release and was introduced to the market in 2001. This will mark the first time since it’s initial debut the shoes will return.

Expected to come true to form, this Air Jordan 11 Low will feature Columbia Blue through the patent leather while White lands on the tongue, laces, uppers and midsole. This pair will then be finished off with a translucent outsole.

Air Jordan 11 Low Columbia Blue 2017 Release Date

At the time of writing, the Columbia Air Jordan 11 Low will debut at select Jordan Brand retail stores on April 15th, 2017. Retail price will be $175, which is a $5 increase from what we are use to paying.

Air Jordan 11 Low
White/University Blue
April 15, 2017
$175
528895-106