To honor the 30th Anniversary of the Air Jordan 5, Jordan Brand added a "What The?" treatment to its catalog with the Jordan 5 What The. This design boasts a mix of materials and details from Jumpman's best Non-OG Jordan 5 colorways, including the Tokyo, Shanghai, Raging Bull, Bel-Air, Laser, Green Bean, Olive, and Quai 54 colorways. On the left, red suede tributing the Raging Bull Jordan 5 covers the upper atop a black, grey, and lime green sole that references the Quai 54 iteration. Heel embroidery nodding to the Shanghai and Tokyo models, icy translucent outsoles, and 3M reflective tongues complete this scrambled iteration.
Shop Air Jordan Basketball Shoes, In true mismatched fashion, each foot of the Jordan 5 What The showcases a different look. On the right, yellow suede from the Tokyo 5 smothers the upper atop a purple and blue speckled Belair 5 midsole with a patterned interior pulled from the Jordan 5 Olive. The shoe features a mismatched Yellow and Red color blocking. Each heel comes with a Japanese character and medallion embroidery from the "Tokyo 23" and "Shanghai" colorways, respectively. Other details includes graphic lining from the "Bel-Air" and "Laser" Jordan 5s with 3M reflective tongues and translucent netting on the sides. As the arrangement is a celebratory one, high-quality suede makes up each shoe's upper, while tongues maintain the reflective finish that captivated audiences back in 1990.
Jordan Release 2020, The Air Jordan 5 "What the" honors the 30-year anniversary of Michael Jordan’s fifth signature shoe with a medley of colors culled from some of the model's most popular, non-original looks. From a design perspective they are expressive of intentional chaos, and call out a myriad of previous non-OG colorways. Embroidered logos from "Tokyo" (2011) and "Shanghai" (2013) releases decorate right and left shoes, respectively, and are accompanied by shades directly transplanted from "Raging Bull" (2009), "Quai 54" (2011) and "Army Olive" (2006) options, among others. For those interested in purchasing a pair, you can expect these to land on Buythesneaker.com.