Air Jordan 13 Retro Cap & Gown 414571-012 Black/Black

Air Jordan 13 Retro Cap & Gown 414571-012 Black/Black

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For the second year Jordan Brand introduced a triple black version of one of their classic retro shoes for the “Class Of” to rock instead of having to wear dress shoes. The first model was the 11 and the next was the 13. While the 11 remains coveted, the 13 has hit clearance racks. It’s understandable considering the patent leather here doesn’t hit the same way it does on the 11. What really was the deciding factor was the Cat’s Eye. JB removed it in favor of a polished black 23 without a hologram. The result is a bland entry that resulted in a slow sell through and the shoe ultimately hitting clearance racks.

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