History of Air Jordan 6

History of Air Jordan 6
Michael Jordan had a unique problem with all the Jordans so far – putting his shoes on! In order to slip into the shoe without wrestling it, Tinker Hatfield once again used his design ingenuity. Apart from creating a reinforced toe on MJ’s new shoe, Tinker created a tongue made out of rubber with two...

History of Vans Sk8-Hi

History of Vans Sk8-Hi
On March 16, 1966 at 704 East Broadway in Anaheim, California, USA, brothers Paul Van Doren and James Van Doren, Gordon Lee, and Serge D’Elia opened the first Vans store under the name – The Van Doren Rubber Company. Formerly known as Style 38, the Sk8-Hi was a groundbreaking style that made it a staple...

History of Air Jordan 4

History of Air Jordan 4
Tinker Hatfield had already created history with the Air Jordan 3 that was the most popular sneaker of its time. Once again in 1989, it was upon him to design a shoe that would outdo its predecessor. The infamous Mars Blackmon (Spike Lee) was called into action once again to work with Nike and Michael...

History of Air Jordan 2

History of Air Jordan 2
Brainchild of designers Bruce Kilgore (Creator of Nike Air Force One) and Peter Moore, the Air Jordan 2 made its first debut in 1986 dressed in a white/red colorway (OG). After suffering from a foot injury that Jordan sustained in his second season, the Jordan 2 was given special attention. As opposed to the traditional...
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