This shoe was the first to use a padded tongue displaying the iconic jumpman logo, and a first for clear rubber outsoles. Moreover, suede upper, a plastic lace-lock and side vents converge form a real killer shoe.
· Suede and synthetic materials on the upper;
· Air-Sole unit on the midsole;
· Rubber with traction pattern on the outsole;
· Translucent Sole;
· Easy Lock Lacing system;
· Clear mesh grid.
The original Air Jordan 5 was originally released in 1990 with Tinker Hatfield as a designer. First versions had “Nike Air” on the heel, but later versions had a Jumpman logo. Among new features, this shoe had a reflective tongue, lace locks and translucent rubber soles.