The Air Jordan I’s design is relatively simple. Premium leather upper, supported by a cup sole that rests on top of a Nike Air bag. But it’s that fundamental construction that’s made the I an everlasting silhouette. Its beauty can be found in the details. Scroll down for a close-up look at some OG pairs from 1985:
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Photos by Joseph Sherman.