This Air Jordan 13 Retro is based on an early sample and brings back a black leather and suede upper with Gym Red accents. In the classic Chicago Bulls colorway, these XIII’s should be placed fairly high on many sneakerheads’ holiday gift lists.
Nike releases the Air Jordan 13 Retro silhouette executed in a white / red / black makeup. This model features a leather upper accented with a suede rear and midsole as well as a concealed quick lace system and thin rope laces. Other elements include - the embroidered Jumpman branding on the tongue, 23 and Jumpman hologram on the heel, a carbon fiber spring plate, as well as zoom Air insoles and a herringbone outsole.
The Air Jordan XIII originally released November of Jordan’s 1997-98 season. Inspired by Jordan’s nickname the “Black Cat”, Tinker pinpointed the features of No. 23’s alter ego and tenacity to create the Air Jordan XIII. The sneaker is now set to release this Saturday, January 20th at select Shoe City locations. This time around the XIII’s featuring a black & olive color-way, soft suede construction, along with the original details the cat-eye hologram and quilted side panels.
Introduced in 1997, the Air Jordan XIII was the first of the signature line to release under the newly formed Jordan Brand. Its panther-inspired design turned heads on the court, just like the models that came before it. In 1998, its performance cred already established, the shoe crossed over into popular culture when it appeared in one of the year's biggest blockbusters.