Nike’s overachieving sub-label, Jordan Brand, has already prepared its calendar for next year, with one of the most anticipated Air Jordan 4 Retro “Thunder” colorways on the roster. These classic sneaker models will be reissued in the summer of 2023.
The coveted Air Jordan 4 Retro “Thunder” sneaker edition is set to hit the footwear market on May 13, 2023. These shoes will be available in Mens, Elementary School, Preschool, and Infant/Toddler variants. While the men’s and elementary school pairs will cost $210 and $150 respectively, the preschool pair will cost $85 and the infant/toddler pair will cost $65.
You can buy these classic shoes from Nike’s SNKRS app and a few other retail marketplaces after launch.
Nike’s Air Jordan 4 Thunder Colorway Will Come In Yellow And Black Overlays
For those unfamiliar with the brand, the first Jordan Brand item to hit the global market was the Air Jordan 4. Another milestone for the silhouette was its appearance in the Spike Lee movie. do the right thing, which went beyond basketball and had a huge cultural impact. Following this, the shoe label began to gain momentum and it continued to soar.
The origin and history of Air Jordan 4 on the official Jordan brand website states:
“Proving his preeminent athletic prowess and distinctive style, Jordan closed out the 1988/89 season with one of the most remarkable plays in the game. With 6 seconds left in Game 5 against Cleveland, MJ got ‘the shot’, a deft, thumping move that continued to propel MJ on his impressive journey.
Since its introduction into the Jordan sneaker collection, Air Jordan 4 has been given various enchanting makeovers. Many of these makeovers have been reintroduced time and time again by the shoe brand. Summer 2023 will see the return of another much-loved old AJ4 “Thunder” edition.
The Air Jordan 4 Retro Thunder was first introduced in 2006. The Thunder colorway received a retro update in 2012 in very limited quantities, so a reappearance over a decade later shouldn’t come as much of a surprise.
The shoe will have a black/white-tour yellow color scheme. Although most of the uppers are wrapped in black suede panels, blocks of Tour Yellow and bright white will make these pairs more attractive.
The toes are crafted from black suede panels, which are complemented with similar tongues and sidewalls. The characteristic net is also noticeable in black, which has elements of yellow placed below.
Tour Yellow additionally appears on the eyelets and on the lining behind the tongues. Branded accents on the heel tabs, pull tabs and down the outsoles complete the shoe.
These pairs will come in custom Cement Gray shoe boxes to match the shoe theme.
Mark your calendars for the impending Air Jordan 4 Retro Thunder edition set to re-release in various sizes. As mentioned earlier, prices range from $65 to $210, depending on the size you choose. One of the biggest retro releases of 2023 is set to release on Nike’s SNKRS app and a few select stores.
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