The Air Jordan 1 Hi ’85 “Georgetown” was released worldwide in early March, but it will be released in the United States on Saturday, April 2nd.The premium rendition of Michael Jordan’s first trademark Nike sneaker, dressed in a “College Navy/Summit White/Tech Grey” colorway, is just the fourth Hi ’85 release to date.
The “Georgetown” makeover was inspired by a “Hoyas”-branded sample developed by Peter Moore in the mid-1980s, according to unauthorized outlets concerned with the Jordan 1’s past. The light grey leather base sets the tone for “College Navy” strips that wrap around the forefoot, tongue, and heel. The “Wings” insignias on the lateral ankle, which replace the original “Hoyas” writing that Moore printed on his sample from decades ago, harken back to Air Jordan history. The impending AJ1 Hi ’85 has one-to-one design specs from the silhouette’s original 1985 run, with everything from the sneaker’s shape to the sizing information written on the inner collar offering the sneaker’s closest copy ever.
As you wait to try your luck via Nike SNKRS on Saturday, April 2nd, enjoy official photographs of the “Georgetown” throwback below, courtesy of Sneaker Politics.
Air Jordan 1 High ’85 “Georgetown”
Release Date: Apr 2nd, 2022 (Saturday)
Color: College Navy/Summit White/Tech Grey
Style Code: BQ4422-400