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They Don’t Make ‘Em Like This Anymore

Today’s video asks if Jordan Brand makes shoes like they used to, specifically comparing the Air Jordan 5 Grape Retro from 2006 with what they’re releasing today. Spoiler alert, they don’t make ’em like this anymore. Click play above to watch the full video and see the complete analysis of 2006-era Jordan Retros.

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What’s in the video?

In the video, Chris provides detailed information from all the usual categories, providing the in depth information you need. He supplies expert level opinions on the materials, cushioning, traction, support, and fit. Here’s some of what he discusses:

  • Are shoes from 2006 wearable?
  • Look at that shape!
  • Retro card
  • Polyurethane insole
  • Nike Air branding vs Jordan branding
  • Story Time: How Chris missed the original 2006 release
  • Yellowing translucent outsoles
  • A little Jordan history lesson

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Watch the full video by pressing play above or by clicking here to watch on YouTube.

How to Buy Old School Jordan Retros

Remember, they don’t make ’em like this anymore. The only way to find quality 2006 Jordans or other shoes is via friends or resale marketplaces like eBay.

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