At times, seeing the upcoming sneaker releases in the form of photoshopped colorways can be exhausting. The sneaker game might live off of leaked photos and early looks at upcoming releases but there is no second-guessing the upcoming must-have Air Jordan releases. From reimagined classics and iconic colorways, to the rumored last release from the Travis Scott and Jordan Brand partnership, these are the 7 Most Anticipated Air Jordan Releases of 2023 (so far).
Air Jordan 1 “Across The Spider-Verse”
Color: University Red/Black-White
Style Code: DV1748-601
Release Date: May 20, 2023
The next movie in the “Spider-Verse” series is quickly approaching and like the first film, Jordan Brand is expected to make the Air Jordan 1 a part of the story. In 2018, the Air Jordan 1 “Origin Story,” which was released in conjunction with Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. In May, the “Across The Spider-Verse” AJ1 will be a must-have for Marvel fans and Jordan ‘heads.
Air Jordan 1 85 “Black/White”
Color: Black/Summit White
Style Code: BQ4422-001
Release Date: February 15, 2023
For the OG collectors and the “Panda” Dunk lovers alike, the black and white Air Jordan 1 release should be at the top of the cop list. Last seen in 2014, the 2023 release takes on the “as close to original” 1985 edition.
Travis Scott x Air Jordan 1 Low “Olive”
Color: Sail/University Red-Black-Medium Olive
Style Code: DZ4137-106
Release Date: March 25, 2023
It’s hard to believe that Travis Scott and Jordan brand have been dropping collabs for nearly 5 years now. For the 7th and final collab, La Flame’s Jordan 1 Lows will be dropping in women’s sizing. The “Olive” colorway is sure to be a must-have for Cactus Jack fans.
Air Jordan 3 Reimagined “White Cement”
Color: Summit White/Fire Red-Black-Cement Grey
Style Code: DN3707-100
Release Date: March 11, 2023
Considering that the popularity of the original Air Jordan 3 in the “Cement” colorways rivals the Air Jordan 1, it’s a safe bet that the “White Cement” Reimagined AJ3 is at or near the top of the must-cop list for most sneakerheads.
A Ma Maniére x Air Jordan 12
Color: White/Black-Burgundy Crush / Black/Black-Burgundy Crush
Style Code: DV6989-100 / DV6989-001
Release Date: March 2, 2023
James Whitner’s A Ma Maniére continues to be one of the most popular collaborative partners for Jordan Brand. For spring of 2023, A Ma Maniére is taking their burgundy hues and premium materials to the Air Jordan 12 in the form of two new releases. You might want to make room for both of these colorways.
Air Jordan 3 “Wizards”
Color: White/True Blue-Metallic Copper-Cement Grey
Style Code: CT8532-148
Release Date: April 29, 2023
During Michael Jordan’s final run in the NBA with the Washington Wizards, he laced up an exclusive colorway of the Air Jordan 3. From a distance, the colorway might have looked like a “True Blue” but up close, the gold accents made the “Wizards” AJ3 one of the most storied player exclusives of all time. In April, collectors will have a chance to add thise once rare pair to their Sneaker Thrones.
Air Jordan 13 “Playoffs”
Color: Black/True Red-White
Style Code: 414571-062
Release Date: February 18, 2023
Last but not least on the list is the highly anticipated return of the “Playoff” Air Jordan 13. Last released in 2011, the “Playoffs” AJ13 was first seen on MJ’s feet during the 1998 NBA All-Star game. Since then, it’s become one of the most popular colorways on the silhouette.