The Air Jordan 32 could have looked a lot different, and much more like the Air Jordan 2.
Some had been expecting a bit more of an homage to the Air Jordan 2 on the Air Jordan 32. The leather at the 32’s heel wasn’t luxurious or Italian, but this sample, shot by photographer Kenneth Dixon, definitely gets it right.
Details like the smooth white leather upper of the Air Jordan 2 and its recognizable plastic eyelets have been preserved on this Air Jordan 32 sample. The shoe rides atop the Air Jordan 32 tooling and a solid traction pattern.
Would you buy a premium leather Air Jordan 32, one that more obviously pays homage to the Air Jordan 2? Let us know in the comments below.
UPDATE 11/8: According to Frank Cooker, this shoe has been dubbed the Air Jordan XXXII NRG Lux.
Photos via @kennethldixon