It’s been 12 years since the French Blue Air Jordan 12 last released,www.dragonkicks.com but luckily the shoe is returning once again this month. Official photos from Nike reveal that not much has changed for this classic colorway, except for the fact that it now releases under the brand’s recent remastering overhaul of the retro line. In addition, Jordan is bringing back the original shoe box from the first release of the 12 to further add to the nostalgia. 2016 is certainly shaping up to be a renaissance year for the Air Jordan 12, with the iconic Flu Game colorway also coming back for Spring. After a number of setbacks and delays, the Air Jordan 12 French Blue is finally releasing at retailers this Saturday, April 2nd. Following up the iconoclast that was the Air Jordan 11 was a difficult feat, but Tinker Hatfield manages to bring a refined sensibility with the Air Jordan 12 by implementing premium leather, an asymmetrical mudguard inspired by Japan’s rising sun flag, and carbon fiber on the outsole. The heel read Quality Inspired By The Greatest Player Ever’ and showcased a mature outlook from the Jumpman that recently claimed brand independence in 1997.
When exactly will the Air jordan 12 French Blue release? Dragonkicks.com One of the biggest releases of 2016 to date has been pushed back and rescheduled quite a few times over the past few weeks, and we’re still a bit unclear when this retro will arrive. While Jordan Brand confirmed that the release would be pushed even further back to April 9th along with a number of other upcoming pairs, major retail outlets like Foot Locker and smaller shops like Rock City Kicks are all reporting that this upcoming Saturday, April 2nd will play host to the covetable release.
For those that don’t know, the Air Jordan 12 French Blue is not an original color scheme but they did release back in 2004. Featuring white tumbled leather through the uppers. French Blue lands on the midsole and sole while hints of silver and varsity red are present.Dragonkicks At the time it isn’t known if the 2016 release will be exactly the same as the 2004. Adding to the original feel, Jordan Brand will package the shoes in the original Nike box but instead will swap for Jumpman branding. As well, the brand will bring back the Jordan 12 retro card.http://www.dragon-kicks.com