Jordan Retro 8 Shoes is part of the Air Jordan shoe lines that follows the glittering career of Michael Jordan or fondly called MJ in the basketball arena. This new addition to the successful shoe line offer an array of color choices and combinations that will surely fit one’s personal taste and style. You can choose from variations of classic white and silver, black and chrome, black and red, and black and green. There are also three exciting color combinations like black, white and red; white, blue and orange with a touch of grey; white and aqua with a touch of grey and yellow; white, orange and silver; navy blue and orange with a tad of green; and black and aqua with a tad of royal blue. The price for a pair of this must-have sneakers range from $80 to a little over $85 USD depending on where you buy it.
Aside from Jordan Retro 8 Shoes for men, there are also choices for women. And the only difference, of course, is the color choices like a three color combination of white, royal blue and red; white, pink and black; white, orange and black; black and blue; black and purple; and lastly, the classic black and pink. Price for the women’s line is just a little lesser than those of the men. However, before the Retro series came out, Air Jordan sneakers go way back to year ’85. The shoe line followed the flourishing and exciting career of MJ that every success in his career is coupled with a new Air Jordan design every year. And to give you a glimpse, read on.
Air Jordan Shoe Line Follows the Glittering Career of MJ
The first year MJ stepped foot in the basketball field in ’84, he never failed to awe Chicago Bulls basketball fans by garnering awards year after year. His prowess and stamina, and simply brilliant basketball moves earned him a Rookie of the Year in ’85 and it also marked the start of his flourishing shoe line under Nike. By then, white athletic shoes are the trend but MJ’s Air Jordan made athletic shoes interesting. His black and red Air Jordan sneakers gained attention that it even challenged NBA’s regulation on the color of sneakers. However, MJ couldn’t just let his black and red Air Jordan sit in the sidelines. Needless to say, he embraced the challenge and even accepted the fine of $5,000 US Dollars every time he wears his Air Jordan to the basketball court. Of course, Nike paid the tab.
Since then, a new Air Jordan sneaker tickles the fancy of both basketball fanatics and sneaker-loving citizens. New Air Jordan designs, colorful of course, grace Nike stores every year as a result of Nike designers’ endless researches and innovations. In every Air Jordan, comfort is given utmost attention but most importantly, its design that could further enhance basketball performance. Basketball players, professionals or otherwise, are treated to a comfortable twist and turns in the basketball court that further made Jordan Retro 8 Shoes and other Air Jordan sneakers a must-have. So, what’s in this Retro line? The legacy of MJ’s excellence of course.
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