Air Jordan 1 Mid 'Pine Green' Review: Cheaper than AJ1 OG Pine Green
Review In September 2018, Jordan Brand released two Nike Air Jordan 1s, the Air Jordan 1 “Pine Green” and “Court Purple”. Within a few days, the two were sold out. With a retail price of US $ 160, both releases are now perched in the secondary market with an average price of US $ 300. So, those who want one or both of these shoes are forced to pay the reselling price.
However, last December, Nike came up with a “solution.” They released two Air Jordan 1 Mid, namely Pine Green and Team Orange. As you probably already know, the Air Jordan 1 Mid is not the model that many Jordan fans are looking for.
Air Jordan fans prefer the Air Jordan 1 with a high or low cut (AJ1 Low) over the mid-model. In the United States and Europe, the AJ1 Mid has certainly been perched for a long time on the sales shelf, before finally being moved to the discount shelf.
Air Jordan 1 Mid ‘Pine Green’ Review
Unfamiliar mid-top silhouette, but comfortable to use
Before we go into material details and so on, let’s admit that the Air Jordan 1 model is no longer a basketball shoe. Although it was created as a basketball shoe, this model is now more considered a lifestyle shoe. Indeed, this model can be used as a basketball shoe, but the comfort factor is definitely adorable when compared to models such as Nike LeBron or KD; Or even Adidas dame.
In terms of silhouette, Air Jordan 1 Mid “Pine Green” has the character air Jordan 1. The difference lies only in the height at the ankle. For those of you who like Air Jordan, but don’t like high-cut shoes, Air Jordan 1 Mid can be a solution. His mid-cut gives AJ1 High the flexibility of movement that AJ1 High does not provide.
The use of materials that tend to be monotonous
Monotonous material (Image by: cefipra)
Jordan Brand uses a slick material for this AJ1 Mid “Pine Green”, namely tumbled leather. You can immediately recognize this material because of its distinctive fiber texture and pattern. This material began to be favored by many Air Jordan collectors since the release of the Air Jordan 1 Shattered Backboard.
The use of tumbled leather material from toe to heel is different from AJ1 OG “Pine Green”. As you probably know, the OG version uses full-grain leather on the mudguard and swoosh, while the toe and mid panels use tumbled leather. This provides a more interesting contrast effect.
Another case with AJ1 Mid “Pine Green” looks more monotonous. The tumbled leather material used also looks more dAir Jordan 1 Mid ‘Pine Green’ Review: Cheaper than AJ1 OG Pine Green off than its predecessor. The doff effect makes these shoes look like they are using nubuck. This is not a bad thing. Just info.
As mentioned above, AJ1 cannot be categorized as basketball shoes. However, you can still use it as a basketball shoe. The performance is also not very shy as basketball shoes. The mid-cut provides flexibility to move for the legs.
Its rubber outsole provides a strong foothold for running and jumping. However, because this AJ1 is not equipped with Air or Zoom unit technology, don’t be surprised if your feet become a little sore after playing basketball.
Rubber Outsole AJ1 Mid Pine Green (Image by: FJB Kaskus)
In terms of comfort, this AJ1 Mid “Pine Green” deserves appreciation. Although using the same pattern and formula from 1985, this shoe still wraps the foot comfortably. The foam inside provides extra comfort. Air Jordan 1 Mid ‘Pine Green’ Review
Overall, AJ1 Mid “Pine Green” is a great choice for those of you who don’t share the AJ1 OG “Pine Green” released three months earlier. Especially if you see the price is quite affordable, which is $ 169.99 (Price based on data from eBay). The AJ1 Mid model may not be for everyone. However, that means that these shoes are not very marketable.
|Relatively affordable price for Jordan Brand release||The silhouette is not very liked by Air Jordan fans|
|General release, can be found in various retail stores||Basketball shoes that are not okay to wear to play basketball|
|Slick tumbled leather material||Monotonous use of materials|