Design behind the Air Jordan 3 “Katrina”
The Air Jordan 3 “Katrina” affords a new twist to the thickening Jordan plot as it is actually a re-release of a brand that made headlines in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina that caused untold damage across New Orleans over a decade ago. The original model cropped up sometime in 2006 and was meant as a sign of support in the delicate rebuilding process by the giant shoemaker. Particularly, the sneakers were aimed to mobilize relief aid for the affected in form of a part Charity auction.
Air Jordan 3 Katrina
Color: White/Cement Grey/Black-Fire Red
Style Code: 136064-116
Release Date: May 12, 2018
Now a dozen years later, Jordan seeks to commercialize the rare breed of Air Jordan 3 variation which never saw the day of light on the marketing scene much to the disappointment of fans across the country. However, Jordan lovers will now get their shot at trying out the nostalgic model themselves as Jordan brings back the sneakers next spring.
These new Jordans channel their traditional red and white color scheme that has been utilized strategically to great effect across the shoe’s architecture. The upper body is truly a sight for sore eyes as it incorporates a clean snowy exterior that is spruce up strikingly by strips of elegant elephant print detailing across the toe and heel area.
Electrifying red accents punctuate the top display including virile aesthetic lace holes and a pulsating crimson panel that overlaps the elephant print on the nether end of the sneakers. More animated red is on offer atop the tongue which is glamorously lined with a light stroke of the color code and below which a similarly colored Jumpan livens the overflowing cement white silhouette. The back end also features a slick coal Nike Air Jumpan who almost seems to be aiming for the cascading tree-like pattern of progressively decreasing lines before him.
Moving on to the base, a beautifully patterned sole emerges consisting of an isolated island of throbbing red residing in the midst of the waters of a subtle grey surrounding that terminates into the recurring white that takes up the end of the outsole and a great part of the midsole. A visible air cushioning window brings an end to the display quite gorgeously.
Price and Release date
The Air Jordan 3 “Katrina” will be making its maiden market entrance on the 12th of May marking a turning point on the Jordan release 2018 story as a once charitable edition now enters the fray of business as a product for sale. The price tag is marked for $ 190.