Air Jordan 1 - What's the deal?

Discussion in 'Jordan Brand' started by youngallen, Feb 18, 2009.

  1. youngallen

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    It seems like lately everytime I visit NikeTalk there's a new AJ 1 being releaased. And this seems to have been going on since last summer with therelease of the AJ 1 Military pack and just this morning (2/18/09) there were pics of "Do The Right Thing" AJ 1. I'm all for retros, especiallyif they're coming in OG colorways, but hasn't JB given us enough 1's already. I've never seen one shoe (especially Jordan) given to us in somany variations. Wouldn't JB be better served by giving us AJ VI white/infra-red or AJ IV white/cement (which was actually seen in Do The Right Thing). Some one in NT nation-please explain?

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  2. moorevisual

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    My theories-
    1. They're probably rhe cheapest jordan for JB to produce and the cheapest price point for consumers

    2. They still bear the Swoosh logo which nets Nike a nice chunk of the revenue so they push it harder for production
     
  3. rillo561

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    I'm tired of seeing the 1's being release every month....Too be honest I rarely see people rockin them.
     
  4. wrukus

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    not only are they probably cheaper, but i bet they are probably the easiest of all retroes to produce with decent quality. i noticed that all my 1s are fairlydecent in quality. they're basically built like a dunk, with no fancy painted midsoles to crack and peel.
     
  5. retrourfeet

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    Im more tired of seeing an AJI POST, hints this one[​IMG] For every AJI, therewere like 17 original AJI (including lows) that released, so it doesnt suprise me that JB keeps releasing these, like everyone says, "These are like theDUNK"[​IMG] Maybe there should be AN OFFICIAL AJI POST, where all AJIINFO is at! (hint) [​IMG] Mods? lol
     
  6. xdiiiinnno0

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    cosign
     
  7. marley

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    Why would nike give up on them. Every pair they release lately gets mad hypebeasted. i was out HOH last weekend when the max orange came out and they weresold out of most all sizes in the first hour. JB is not gonna stop with something that sells like crazy. I just cant wait for the year they give the XI thesame treatment they are giving the I's this year. I would need three jobs to support the habit.
     
  8. eciaccord

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    This shoe is flooding the market and no longer a desired product.
     
  9. krunchywild23

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    agree
     
  10. vood99

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  11. benthugs

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    Retroing the retro design looooool
     
  12. dalilboy

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    now that im thinking about it its true as many pair of 1's come out you hardy see people rocking them
     
  13. pro11

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    I dont see no body in the 1s
     
  14. solejordan

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    ok just like how the 1's came out in a variety of colors in 1985-1986, now today they are sought after.

    the og model that had the most colorways were the OG 1, and i bet in a couple years from now half of these wat are being released will be sought after justwatch, it always happens
     
  15. zero 0123

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    I bet JB thinks since AF1's can do it, why can't we. And to tell you the truth, I happen to really like the I's, just not most of the crapcolorways that are being put out. But when a retro of an OG pair comes out, I usually cop. I don't think I's will ever grow old.
     
  16. nomadicsole21

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    Easier to produce, no fancy stuff they gotta put on it.

    Classic Design, and an iconic Sneaker for any head.

    Im fine with the Metallic 1's, White/Red and White/Green are a must even if 1's are Flooded in the Market...they are Classics.
     
  17. jah23

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    keep throwin us premium Is and we're good. Aay!
     
  18. dave919

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    i rock Is, i got the alphas
     
  19. asianimage

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    I just dont like the random 1s. Just make OG colors and peeps will be happy. I own the alphas and the Olympics....I wanted the blk/red and could not getthem....why can they just GR some decent normal 1s ingood colors.
     
  20. njstress03

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    these are good theories, i believe this was discussed in another thread also. some1 said it might have to do with the success of dunks so theystyle the AJ1 to be more like them in the sense of color. since its easy to mix and match colors with th AJ1 design
     
  21. watson24

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    not a big fan of 1's
     
  22. ryza272

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    the real problem about this is that the 1's being made are ugly or wack as F. But these new dobthe right thing ones coming out are straight legit. Theyhave that retro feel to it.
     
  23. airthompson

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    They should make a Air Jordan I thread since theyre such a big amount of em.
     
  24. rossh123

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    thier the cheapest to make
     
  25. airuphere23

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    There aint nothing wrong with the Air Jordan 1's. What is wrong is the ugly hypebeastish colorways and ideas that JB comes out with to sabotage the onceproud legacy of the AJ 1's. If JB would stick to OG colorways (and maaaann there were alot of them in 85) they'd be selling the 1's like hot cakes.

    It's hard to knock the Jordan 1's. They're classics even if JB has bastardized them lately. [​IMG]