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Shrouded in all white with hints of Court Purple and subtle metallic, these Air Jordan 4s roll out as part of the Jordan brand’s “Metallic Pack.” These super-collectible kicks drop in men’s and grade school boys’ sizes on May 20.
The Jordan 4 Retro sneakers take their colorway cues from the original Air Jordan 1 1985 “Metallic Pack” release, closely matching the retro aesthetic. The “Purple Metallic” AJ 4 has a white base that covers the smooth and tumbled leather upper with its premium stitched overlays. All-white mesh cutouts on the shoe’s sides mirror the white mesh throat and tongue, adding nuance and texture to this hoops-inspired sneaker.
In 1989, Nike designer Tinker Hatfield packed comfort, performance and reliability into the distinguished AJ 4. The shoe reached superstardom status when Michael Jordan made “The Shot” — a still-talked-about move against Cleveland — while wearing a pair of AJ 4s.
Metallic TPU lacing wings get the Court Purple treatment, along with the visible Air-Sole unit in the heel. Where the Air Jordan 1 relied on a generously sized Swoosh, the AJ 4 rests on the heritage of the Jordan brand, incorporating Court Purple Jumpman branding on the tongue tag, heel and insole.
No one could dominate a game like His Airness. Whether defying gravity or racking up medals, MJ was magnetic. Decades later, his legend looms large.
If you’re a longtime Jordan collector, or if you’ve just discovered the magic of MJ thanks to “The Last Dance” docuseries, don’t miss your chance to turn heads and be boldly original in a pair of “Metallic Purple” sneakers. Beginning May 16, pick up a pair or two of the grade school boys’ and men’s Air Jordan 4 Retro basketball shoes at Hibbett | City Gear.