History of Air Jordan 9

History of Air Jordan 9
In October 1993, Michael Jordan shocked the world when he announced his retirement from Basketball at the age of 30. 1993 was also the year when the Air Jordan 9 was released. The Jordan 9 was equipped with the dynamic-Fit huarache-like inner bootie, encapsulated Air-Sole unit (forefoot), large volume Air-Sole unit (heel), polyurethane midsole and...

What does Nike’s Retail Shuffle Mean?

What does Nike’s Retail Shuffle Mean?
Nike has been in the news for some very interesting reasons lately. Their decision to terminate their deal with several boutiques and shut down several stores around the world has created quite an uproar. The latest jolt being the end of their contract with Amazon which means that going forward, Amazon will not be selling...

Episode 0: A New Beginning?

Episode 0: A New Beginning?
After much deliberation and delays, here’s Episode 0 (Pilot) of the Shoenity Podcast. I approached a few friends and ran the idea past them about hopping on a podcast with me but most of them seemed to be on the fence about it or did not want to commit to it. So I decided to...

History of Air Jordan 12

History of Air Jordan 12
A 19th Century women’s shoe called the Nisshoki and the Japanese flag were the inspiration behind the Air Jordan 12. The land of the rising sun and its flag at the time with sun rays scattering at different angles were mimicked beautifully on the upper of the Air Jordan 12. Still puzzled? Look at the...

History of Air Jordan 11

History of Air Jordan 11
Perhaps the most famous Jordan of all time, the Air Jordan 11 was Michael Jordan’s shoe for the 1995-1996 NBA season. Initially, the shoe was released in two versions: a) The Mid – Patent Leather b) The Low – Elephant Print aka the IE However, five years later the retro run of the model saw...
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