One of the four original colorways of the Air Jordan 3, the “Fire Reds” are back for the third time. Michael Jordan laced up the “Fire Red” Jordan 3 during the 1988-89 season, where he won his only Defensive Player of the Year award, and his first NBA MVP. One of the tools that helped Jordan raise his game in ’88, MJ’s third signature shoe was the first to incorporate Nike Air technology. Its performance capabilities, combined with its sleek style that features the famous elephant print on the toe and heel, make this Air Jordan one of the best sneakers ever created. The “Fire Red” colorway perfectly compliment a Chicago Bulls jerseys, and the grey accents contrast the black and red to complete its appearance.
The Air Jordan 3 “Fire Red” received its first retro release in 2007, and now is back in its classic color scheme for 2013. The difference from the retro six years ago and the new release are very minimal, but it’s all in the details. Scroll through to see a comparison between the 2007 release and the 2013 Air Jordan 3 “Fire Red.”