Who should buy the Air Jordan 1 Retro Low

This Air Jordan basketball shoe is a good match for you if:

  • You are after a shoe that has reliable traction to execute your plays on any court type
  • You want a pair with a beautiful aesthetic that matches your casual wear 

Air Jordan 1 Retro Low logo

Who should not buy the Air Jordan 1 Retro Low

Several verified buyers mentioned that this pair showed noticeable wear after a few months; so if durability is what you're looking for, you should check out Jordan Super. Fly 4. You may also opt for Air Jordan 34 for a regular fit. 

Air Jordan 1 Retro Low midsole

Simply breathtaking silhouette

The Air Jordan 1 Retro Low just looks beautiful, several buyers commented. Some players also mentioned that these Jordan basketball shoes are one of their favorite OG releases, and are also one of the best shoes they have worn in a long time.

Air Jordan 1 Retro Low toebox

Impressive cushioning

Basketball players also commended this pair's cushioning for being lightweight and on-demand. This is brought by its encapsulated heel Air-sole unit.

Air Jordan 1 Retro Low collar

Traction on any surface

Basketball players mentioned that the shoe delivers great traction. This makes sense because the rubber outsole of the Air Jordan 1 Retro Low features deep flex grooves that move in stride with your feet. The pivot circle offers flexibility and traction on a variety of surfaces.

Air Jordan 1 Retro Low outsole

Great fit

Like the AJ 1 Retro High, several commented that these Air Jordan basketball shoes fit perfectly size-wise. Going with your true size is the best way to go.

Air Jordan 1 Retro Low heel

Superb quality but awful craftmanship

Many sneakerheads were disappointed with how the shoe was put together - it is, after all, a mass-produced shoe. The quality is there and it is noticeable the moment you take the shoe into your hands. However, there were reports of the non-centered forefoot, outsoles not being flat, etc. 

The lockdown that your feet need

Several hoopers mentioned that the Air Jordan 1 Retro Low provides containment that locks their foot firmly on the footbed. This is brought by its traditional lacing system and durable leather upper.

Air Jordan 1 Retro Low laces

You should break them in

Give it time for all that comfort the shine. As a few hoppers have said, the AJ 1 Retro Low needs a few days of regular wear to be properly broken in. 

Aj 1 Retro High: Play with a style

Jordan Brand takes us back to 1985 with the latest iteration of the Air Jordan 1 Retro Low. Finally getting the OG treatment it deserves, these Air Jordan basketball shoes are now back in their purest form. These remastered low-profile Jordan basketball shoes are a welcome addition to any sneakerhead’s collection.

Air Jordan 1 Retro Low back

Bringing back the Air Jordan 1 in its low-top glory for the first time, Jordan Brand is treating us with a never before seen pairing of an OG colorway with an OG silhouette. A bold Swoosh is displayed on both the medial and lateral sides. The Nike Air tag is stitched on the nylon tongue while the classic Air Jordan Wings logo is seen on the smooth leather of the heel.

Because of its premium construction and an assortment of hues, these Air Jordan basketball shoes are perfect for any occasion. Whether you are playing hard or just out and about, the Air Jordan 1 Retro Low keeps you looking fresh and feeling comfortable.

Facts / Specs

Top: Low
Signature: Michael Jordan
Lockdown: Lace-Up
Collection: Air Jordan, Air Jordan 1
Features: Retro
Colorways: Blue / White / Black / Red / Grey / Purple
SKUs: 553558125 / 553558127 / 553558128 / 705329001 / 705329600 / AO1935305 / AQ0828017 / AQ0828200 / AQ0828400 / DD9315800

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Dimitrije Curcic
Dimitrije Curcic

Dimitrije Curcic has been playing basketball for over 22 years. Like Manu Ginobili, he’s a left-hander whose moves led him to a better career-shooting percentage than the Argentine himself. After playing professionally for 10 years, Dimitrije moved to coaching for two seasons before he became a basketball statistician for StatScore, and FanSided contributor for the San Antonio Spurs. Dimitrije loves to tell hoop stories through numbers and graphics and has been featured on Fansided, FiveThirtyEight, Eurohoops, and TalkBasket among the others.