How to size Jordan 11?
The Air Jordan 11 sneaker fits true to size, so we recommend you order your usual size. The model caused a sensation in Hollywood with an appearance in the film Space Jam, which contributed to the popularity of the Jordan Eleven. The pair would become a classic sought after by many collectors, and would also leave a mark on the minds of children who would see other Jordan models follow. Over the years, the brand has released many Air Jordan 11 models for men, but more recently, designers have been pleasing women with multiple Jordan 11 women's models.
Jordan 11, from basketball court to streetwear.
In the 80s, the three biggest brands of sports equipment for professional basketball were Converse, Adidas and Nike. The latter made an offer to MJ, a famous basketball player, to wear their sneakers during basketball games. In 1984, it was Nike that won the contract, which later gave rise to the Air Jordan brand, named after the basketball player. It was designer Peter Moore's mission to create a pair of sneakers that would stand out from other models already on the market. It was then that he noticed the pin worn by Michael Jordan, depicting pilots' wings. The Wings logo appeared on the side of the shoe. The Jordan 1 Mid is the first of the brand's sneakers to feature both the Swoosh and the Wings logo. A series of models followed: the Jordan 4 Retro. As the Air Jordan range from Nike grew, the decision was made to remove the emblematic Swoosh. The logo is no longer visible on products from Jordan 7 onwards. The Nike logo will not be found on Air Jordan 11. In 1997, Jordan became a separate brand.
AJ11, an essential sneaker silhouette
The Jordan 11 sneaker was born in the wake of the AJ 10, which had not entirely convinced player Michael Jordan. This pair had the privilege of being given special attention during its creation, and it was MJ's attention to detail that made the AJ11 one of the most popular models. These are the first basketball shoes to be made with patinated leather, in fact, during its conception, the primary objective was to become the best sneakers with the most competent materials. Made from a polymer upper and covered with a fine ballistic mesh, these sneakers are all-rounders, being as effective on the basketball court as off it. The design is highly appealing and talked-about. With a retro style and an original sole. One of the best known is undoubtedly the Air Jordan 11 Retro Cool Grey.
Collaborations: the key to Air Jordan 11 Retro's success.
Today, we can understand the success of the Jordan XI model, as it is the fruit of a collaboration between an athlete and a brand. This strategy has remained firmly anchored. Over the years, we've seen a number of successful associations, creating pairs of sneakers that have gone on to become legendary. In particular, collaborations with American rapper Travis Scott, such as the popular Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG SP Travis Scott Fragment Military Blue.
Some models remain a hit even when they are re-released. Such is the case with the Air Jordan 11, for which demand remains high, making the model virtually impossible to find in stores. The AJ11 range features this sneaker on our website, where you can find a large number of its models, including the famous Air Jordan 11 Retro Concord.