Widely acknowledged as the one that started it all, the Air Jordan 1 set the precedent for all sport-lifestyle shoes to follow. Released in the ‘80s after Michael Jordan was drafted to the Bulls, Peter Moore and MJ worked together to create a comfortable sneaker that was “different” and “exciting”. Now, a certified classic, the silhouette celebrates its 37th anniversary. To mark the occasion, we’ve rounded up the most iconic Air Jordan 1s of all time.

Air Jordan 1 High OG Chicago Lost and Found

A fresh take on the original design, the Air Jordan 1 High OG Chicago Lost and Found pays homage to the original 1985 release. White and red leather make up the base, while the Swoosh branding, laces and collar arrive in black. Complete with a vintage pre-yellowed finish on the rubber midsole, it’s one of the most sought-after sneakers of 2022.

Air Jordan 1 Retro High UNC x Off-White

Presented in a Carolina Blue colourway, the Air Jordan 1 Retro High UNC x Off-White draws inspiration from Michael Jordan’s alma mater. Joining Abloh’s world-famous “The Ten” collection, it features the designer’s trademark details, like floating Swooshes, detached Wings and “AIR” branding on the sole. Finished with a statement zip tie, this AJ1 has a firm place in the sneaker hall of fame.

Jordan 1 Low Bred Toe

Originally dubbed the “Banned” sneaker after Michael Jordan broke the NBA’s strict uniform guidelines, the Air Jordan 1 Bred showcases one of the most iconic Jordan colourways. Crafted with premium leather, the upper hosts breathable perforations, a secure lace-up fastening and Wings branding. Rounded off with Air cushioning underfoot, this low-top iteration is a highly coveted shoe from Nike’s extensive portfolio.

Air Jordan 1 Mid Royal Blue

Carrying a rich history within its iconic silhouette, the Air Jordan 1 Mid Royal Blue features a simple two-tone palette reminiscent of the OG release from 1985. Boasting a tumbled leather upper, dark blue overlays dress the collar, toe box and sole. The sneaker’s branding elements are similarly finished in Royal Blue, including a synthetic leather Swoosh, printed Wings logo on the and a Jumpman trademark on the woven tongue tag.

Travis Scott x Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG Mocha

Arriving as a surprise release in 2019, the Travis Scott x Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG Mocha adorns the rapper’s favourite coffee-inspired colourway. Plush suede dresses the sidewalls and toe box, while premium leather decorates the rest of the upper. Incorporating the Texas-born rapper’s signature style, “Cactus Jack” branding graces the ankle and a reversed Swoosh updates the side.