Extra, extra, read all about it! On Saturday 23rd November, the Jordan 1 Newspaper Air Times lands at Footasylum.

The classic red, white and black Air Jordan 1 iterations that has symbolised Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls career gets another makeover. This time the Air Jordan 1 brings the front-page news that famed Michael Jordan’s basketball run to the body of the high-top sneaker for a nostalgic taste of his glory days.

The newspaper body on the Air Jordan 1’s is a wonderful storytelling piece of the greatness that the Jordan brand was built on. From far, the sneaker looks like a classic Air Jordan 1 edition, but close up the small “Air Times” newspaper headlines and images will get anyone staring at your sneakers with curiosity. As design aesthetics go, Jordan brand have so far delved into glitter, patented and textured leathers. But the use of prints on Jordans has only been introduced this year, making this sneaker stand out from the rest.

The Air Jordan 1 Newspaper Air Times features a clean black nubuck overlay acting as a frame on the busy newspaper print. The smooth nubuck is contrasted with a patent gym red swoosh, which is also accented on the sole and wings logo. The sneakers can be paired with Newspaper Air Times apparel, which includes a collection of tops and hoodies and some newspaper print pieces for those after the full print look. 

Dress the sneakers up or down with blacks, greys and even match the red Swoosh with a red hoodie for a weekend appropriate streetwear look.

Find the Air Jordan 1 Newspaper Air Times online and in the following stores on the 23rd November at 8am.

Liverpool One
Birmingham Fort
Nottingham Clumber St
Trafford Mega
Bexley Heath
White City