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I started working on this post around 6pm yesterday but the tedious work of collecting data from Footlocker’s launch locator and at the same time helping my son with his homework prevented me from completing the task. So I decided to spent about an hour this morning doing it and before I start , I want to invite you to read the post I wrote a week and half ago about StockX miraculously selling about 884 pairs of the Air Jordan 1 Phantom when the shoe isn’t officially out yet. Basically I was trying to figure out how they could authenticate a shoe when theRead More →

I was tagged in a message yesterday via linkedin in which I was asked the following question, Tayib Salami has anyone heard from an official source why the Jordan 1 Sail drop date was pushed out from March 16 to March 30? Is there a DTC move imminent? The lack of a release yesterday killed my number—now it’s going down to the wire for Q1, LOL…. And I responded with, There was a ruckus at one of the DMV malls for the Jordan 9 “dream it “and since FTL wanted to avoid it, the date was pushed back for that reason according to the localRead More →

I came across the first images of the Air Jordan 1 High Phantom Sail Red  on a bootleg website about two weeks ago ( what does that tell you about how much inside information the replica industry is aware of). I wanted to write about it but because of the complexity of my schedule, I never got to it. The Jordan 1 silhouette has definitely given Nike an edge in this saturated market- margins for resellers on most of the Jordan 1 mids and highs are incredible ( in other words the Jordan 1 has revitalized the resale market to some extent). I’m not goingRead More →

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