Verdict from +100 user reviews

10 reasons to buy

  • Many commended this lifestyle sneaker for the comfy ride it provided.
  • Several particularly liked how the mesh upper molded snugly to the feet like a sock.
  • The low-top Air Jordan Future’s minimal styling was perceived by most as simple yet eye-catching.
  • Some particularly adored the colorways this model came in.
  • More than a handful especially liked the versions which came with a woven mesh upper. 
  • A few found its asymmetrical lace-up closure convenient to use as they were able to adjust the fit of the shoe with ease.
  • The Air Jordan Future Low is lightweight, breathable, and flexible, based on a significant number of reviews.
  • Most users who chose this as their workout footwear, everyday shoe, or go-to casual sneaker stated that they were happy with its overall performance.
  • It breaks in quickly as confirmed by a certain number of testers.
  • A lot thought that this sneaker is versatile as it can be worn with an assortment of outfits.

4 reasons not to buy

  • A small number reported that the AJ Future Low, especially those with the white sole units, gets dirty fast.
  • Some complained about its somewhat narrow build. 
  • At least one said that the sole lacked arch support.
  • Around a handful griped about getting pairs with glue stains and frail woven material.

Bottom line

Air Jordan, originally known for its tech-packed, high-performance hoop shoes, has since expanded its offering. The brand developed new models that intertwined style and comfort perfectly. It, however, was careful not to stray too far from its traditional b-ball roots.

The Air Jordan Future Low is an off-court sneaker that resonated the Jordan brand’s true essence with a less-is-more vibe. While its minimal silhouette earned the approval of hoop enthusiasts and forward-thinking trendsetters, its sock-like feel and summer-ready construction set it apart from the ordinary and made it phenomenal.

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Good to know

Available in women’s and men’s sizes, this casual sneaker is frequently dressed in a breathable mesh upper that molds to the feet snugly for optimum comfort. Those, however, who prefer extra wiggle room for the toes can always size up.

Air Jordan Future Low’s simplistic aesthetic is a prize for anyone who values style. Sashay in the streets with a pair of cuffed joggers or distressed denim jeans and long sleeves for a laidback look. A pair of chinos and a blazer also work for those who’d like to achieve a somewhat smart, upscale vibe.

The iconic b-ball shoe tooling featuring a compression molded foam midsole and midfoot shank on the Air Jordan Future Low gave this sneaker its classic panache not to mention lightweight comfort and superior stability. Its asymmetric lace-up closure and minimal-styled upper, though, awarded this AJ XI-inspired footwear a futuristic look unseen on other Air Jordan models.

It is said that the iconic Jordan line gave rise to the all-too-familiar sneakerhead culture. Thanks to legendary MJ’s headstrong attitude that is paired with his superb play on the court, his kicks that were once identified as a symbol of rebellion is now a prized possession.

It all began in the year 1984. Back then, sportswear juggernaut Nike almost hit rock bottom. Their saving grace came in the shape of then-rookie Michael Jordan and a game-changing hoop shoe the Air Jordan 1. Clad in red and black, this Peter Moore creation released in 1985 sold crazy spawning millions of fanatics.

Countless designs have emerged since then. Among the many models that went past being a fad and over time became a classic is the Air Jordan 11 (1995).

A sneaker made by known Nike designer Tinker Hatfield, it was constructed with a full-length Air-Sole unit and carbon fiber plate as well as a lightweight Phylon midsole. Well-cushioned yet supportive, its patent leather upper, however, gave this sought-after shoe a shiny, convertible-like facade that’s adored by many.

Fast forward to 2014, the mid-top Air Jordan Future debuted. While it kept the masterpiece AJ XI’s sole tooling, it ditched the patent leather for a mesh upper to give it a clean, sleek, minimalist flair. No longer built for the court but made with comfort and streetwear styling in mind, unlike other Jordan lifestyle shoes, this one was able to strike sneaker enthusiasts’ fascination effortlessly.

Just like any in-demand kick on the market, the Air Jordan Future warranted a sequel. Thus, the Air Jordan Future Low was born. Still looking fine with its mesh upper and AJ XI’s signature sole, it went public in Feb 2015 and is now seen in a mishmash of shades.

  • Its rubber outsole with herringbone pattern supplies durable traction. Some models come with icy rubber outsoles for extra oomph.  
  • Mesh lining and synthetic suede tongue give this sneaker unrivaled in-step comfort.
  • The famous Jumpman” logo is displayed on the tongue, insole and undersole for branding.
  • Iterations with camo print and reflective top are also up for grabs.


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Danny McLoughlin is a researcher for RunRepeat covering football, sneakers and running. After graduating with a degree in computer science from The University of Strathclyde, Danny makes sure never to miss a game of his beloved Glasgow Rangers or the Scotland national football team. He has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.