I think its safe to say a sock was the primary inspiration while everything else was secondary.
I wouldn't classify it with vehicular inspired shoes like the Kobe and XIV.
it does have car inspired elements,but it's not really based on it entirely
@ the bolded
nike always saved the best for the pros/insiders and gave the scraps to the consumer. its absurd and it's even worst now than it was a few years ago.
Never knew about the lawnmower and jaguar influences on the jordan XI. I heard a sock inspiration too mostly.
i don't think it's inspired by a lawnmower
pretty sure the patent leather represents a jaguar xk's sleek/shiny body, and the mesh upper represents the xk's softtop. pretty sure the mesh upper was based on a sock though
air max 1=centre pompidou's exposed design
the centre pompidou's exposed design (see the stairs)=air max 1's exposed air
Saw some guy who removed the flywire from his Lebron 10 and just used the holes they punched into the shoe instead...
And that's why you don't let teens decide how to wear their shoes...
Bruh they're ugly though imo
I haven't really seen anyone use these for BBall since the 90s though
they are iconic, i'll give you that