When it comes to the history of Jordan Brand, it’s hard to pick out influential moments for the Jumpman because there are so many to choose from. You may think that everything revolves around what Mike did on the hardwood, but if you look at the cultural moments that have involved MJ or even a pair of Jordan’s you may be hard pressed to pick. When it comes to the Air Jordan 4, the first two things that may come to your mind are Jordan’s big shot over Craig Ehlo in the ’89 Playoffs and the classic scene from the Spike Lee film “Do The Right Thing” when a guy scuffs Buggin Outs pair. Obviously there are more to choose from, but these iconic moments have cemented the sneakers legacy in the sneaker world.
Jordan Brands next shoe is the Jordan Fly ’89. Inspired by the court sneaker Air Jordan 4 and you can tell by the design aspects that pay homage to the classic silhouette. The neoprene mesh model also takes heavy design cues from more contemporary models with the slip-on upper that rests atop a plush Lunarlon outsole. The Air Jordan 4′s traditional wings are used to bring its lacing system full circle and you’ll also find the same heel tab as well that gives it a classic look and feel. One of the biggest design details in the brands history also covers the sole of the shoe. You may notice the Cement print that made the Air Jordan 4 so legendary is carried over to the Fly ’89 and it dons the outsole.