Air Jordan VII
While most Air Jordans were inspired by exotic cars or plush Italian couture, the Jordan VII’s origin can be traced to Tinker Hatfield noticing an Afropop poster in the window of a local record shop. The West African tribal patterns inspired the VII’s angular ornamentation and vibrant colors, a rare cultural statement from an athlete whose shrewd business sense usually side-stepped anything remotely resembling identity politics.
Retail Price: $125
For access to exclusive gear videos, celebrity interviews, and more, subscribe on YouTube!Back to top