Up Next: The Air Jordan 16 XVI Retro White Navy

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For once, JB brings back a retro that I like, but unfortunately not in the color I was expecting. I had three pairs of the “Ginger 16” and destroyed every single one of them. The Air Jordan 16 XVI Retro White Navy is set to release right after the Jordan 3 Wool on Dec 22. The Jordan 16 were originally crafted in 2001 by Wilson Smith, Nike senior designer. By 2001, every NBA fan knew that MJ’s retirement was imminent; the AJ16 was designed with his transition from the court to the boardroom in mind.

src :http://www.endclothing.com/blog/behind-the-design-of-the-air-jordan-xvi/ AJ16 creative process

This particular edition features a white based upper with navy detailing. The shoes were constructed with a combination of tumbled leather and patent leather. The toe cap mostly features the patent leather . Also included is a tumbled leather “overlay/vest/strap” for a sleek look ( removable). Jordan Branding can be spotted on the tongue, the midsole and the leather strap.

The Air Jordan 16 XVI Retro White Navy is equipped with  Zoom Air and Nike Air cushioning unit for maximum comfort. The main features are as follows:

Forefoot: Zoom Air cushioning

Heel: Visible Nike Air cushioning

Extension of the tongue: Mesh construction for breathability

Traction: herringbone threads to enhance directional changes on the court

Durability: durable rubber outsole, premium leather upper.

Performance: incredible court feel, dual density inner liner- the shoes naturally adapt to the foot and provide an amazing stability to reduce the risks of injuries on the court.

  • Air Jordan 16 Retro
  • Colour: White/White/Midnight Navy
  • Style Code: 683075-106, $220

Where to Buy? PURCHASE LINK- END- LIVE ON DEC22

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Now check out the engineerng/design process courtesy Endclothing

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