It's official the Air Jordan 1s are getting their wings! Following the Retro Jordan 12 "Wings" release in 2016, it is now the 1s turn.
The concept of the "Wings" theme of refers to Michael Jordan's Wing Span featured on the sneaker. Last April Jordan Brand released about 12,000 pairs of The Retro 12 "Wings", Retailing at $225. This year Jordan Brand is releasing about 19,000 pair of The Retro 1 "Wings", Retailing at $200.
Just a brief overview. The Retro Wing 1s have a vintage copper look to it. Almost takes on the look of a typical trophy, dipped in Gold. The color way features black and a metallic gold combination all through the base and upper. The premium material used also has a copper like finish over it. The midsole is Black, finished off with the icy outsoles. The word "WINGS" is displayed on the Outsole. While the number of pair is displayed on the inside of the tongue, 19,400 (pairs to be exact).
Last but not least the Wing Retro 1 features a silhouette of Jordan's wingspan on the front of the tongue and the back heel as well!