Taking on the color scheme of one of its most popular brethren, the Air Jordan 5 "Black Grape" will release this weekend. Black durabuck material covers the majority of the shoe, and is accented by grape ice and teal accents. As with all Air Jordan 5 models, the shoe is finished off with a crisp, clean and translucent ice blue outsole. The "Black Grape" 5 will be available at select Jordan Brand retailers on Saturday, June 15 for $160. Will you Cop or Drop the Air Jordan 5 "Black Grape"?
Welcome to Sneaker Anatomy, a detailed look at the technology, materials and design points that distinguish new and iconic footwear models. In today’s introductory installment, we highlight the much-discussed Air Jordan 5 “Black Grape”. Get to the know the construction and composition of the “Black Grape” Vs in Sneaker Anatomy.
Updating a fan favorite is typically touchy territory, but the Air Jordan 5 “Black Grape” has been embraced by many. Inspired by the OG “Grape” 5 in structure but resembling the “Aqua” 8s in styling, the blend of black durabuck with pop tones has proven popular and sought after. As the Air Jordan 5 “Black Grape” closes in on its release date of June 15th, check out detailed images of the talked about sneaker.
Jordan Brand is switching up its June roster and putting the Air Jordan 5 “Black Grape” in retailers on June 15, 2013, instead of the original June 1st release date. The “Black Grape” 5s will still have the $160 retail price tag and available at Jordan Brand retailers.
The Air Jordan 5 “Black Grape” offers a new take on the emerald-accented classic. A black suede upper replaces that of the smooth white leather seen on the “Grapes”, with the same tongue and midsole accents intact. An icy outsole and clear mesh panelling finishes off this updated offering of the popular purple sneakers. Look for Air Jordan 5 “Black Grape” to release on June 1st at select Jordan Brand accounts.
Air Jordan 5 "Black Grape"
Black/New Emerald-Grape Ice-Black
June 1, 2013