When it comes to Jordan Brand and the Air Jordan series, the 7‘icons ’ that might first come to mind are, of course, the Jumpman, and probably the OG 5‘Wings ’ logo (not to mention frozen moments after jumpers in Cleveland and SLC). Strange, then, to see a sneaker dubbed Air Jordan Icons when theyr’re derived from two shoes that MJ never wore on an NBA floor. This lifestyle fusion model is essentially a pairing of the dope computerized embroidery on the Air Jordan XX3 (23) with the AJXX
With over 100 artifacts selected from both the Bata Shoe Museum's collection and international collections, this was the first time in North America that shoes with such significance in the history of design and Western culture were brought together. Surprising and intellectually engaging, Icons of Elegance celebrated the extraordinary.