While the 1940’s weren’t known for opulence, it was a time when men in Harlem wore zoot suits and wingtips and jazz music filled the room. It wasn’t the best of times, but for moments it could certainly be defined as ‘deluxe.’ These are the feelings and styles that inspired Tinker Hatfield and Tom Luedecke to build the Air Jordan 2012 Deluxe the way that they did. This hi-top arrives in a black and white colorway with side and toe paneling reminiscent of full brogue oxfords and a large tonal Jumpman embossed on one side of the pressed-leather upper near the ankle and a dragon on the other. A contrasting white Jumpman appears on the outsole and on each of the three interchangable booties. The official release date for this Deluxe Air Jordan is March 14th, but you can click after the jump to get additional looks to help you pass the time.
Release Date: March 14th, 2012 (Wednesday)