In recent days, in the shoe lovers community, especially the Nerve of Shoes, whispers about the hundred million shoes – Dior x Air Jordan 1 shoes – with quite a lot of criticism. The following article will evaluate the Dior x Air Jordan 1 to see if this shoe is worthy of the Sneaker of the Year 2020 shoe.
Dior x Air Jordan 1 Shoes – A million dollar combination
Since Dior (Dior) launched a new product co-branded with Air Jordan at the Miami 2020 Fall Fashion Show, it has been very popular on the internet and has attracted the attention of many sneakerheads. Originally scheduled to launch in April this year, it has been repeatedly delayed due to epidemics and anti-racism riots.
Finally, the Dior x Air Jordan 1 OG made its first debut on June 25 at 1 microsite (capsule.dior.com) to give interested people a chance to get this shoe at its original price. And of course, the website closed registration in just a few hours. According to WWD, there are already more than 5 million registered users, but those selected will be announced on July 2, 2020 by Pietro Beccari, president and chief executive officer of Christian Dior Couture.
However, in fact, since 2017, there have been rumors that the two brands Dior and Jordan Brand will cooperate, but only 2 years later, they announced the first model. It can be said that Dior represents luxury fashion goods and Jordan Brand represents trends in the sports world, this combination creates a fierce spark in the fashion world.
Review Air Jordan 1 x Dior shoe
In this partnership, Kim Jones – Dior’s artistic director – is the main designer, who cleverly incorporates the legacy of the Dior brand into the original design of the Jordan 1 shoe. turn on the Dior branding and the iconic Nike brand logo. The Nike logo on the shoe body is depicted with a classic blue Dior Oblique embroidery (similar to the signature graphic style on high-end sneakers B23) and a transparent sole with the brand name “DIOR” printed.
The Dior x Air Jordan 1 continues with stylistic lines that everyone is familiar with. Additionally, it added rich Dior classic elements to detailed designs, such as, the light gray color that’s been loved most since its launch, and exclusive premium materials.
In detail, the shoe body is made of high-quality calfskin, which is exclusively produced in Italy, the pieces of the shoe are stitched together by hand so it is very well-organized.