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A Look Back at Jordan Brand Athlete Derek Anderson

Former NBA player, Derek Anderson was drafted in 1997 by the Cleveland Cavaliers as the 13th overall pick out of the University of Kentucky. Anderson was touted as an ideal shooting guard with his ability to shoot from the perimeter, handle the ball and finish at the rim. He also had championship pedigree winning the […]

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Cop or Wait 9/9 – 9/14

Nike KD VI “Bamboo” The KD VI “Bamboo” will release on 9/14  for the retail price of $130.  The Bamboo will be a General Release (GR) and will be sold at selected retail chain in-store and online ( Champs ,Footlocker, Finishline. CityGear, RUvilla and others). This shoe had alot of hype in July but it […]

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Air Jordan 1 Retro Mid “UNC Away”

The Jordan 1 Mid has taken on a number of collegiate color schemes this year, and next up is an away look for MJ’s alma mater. The model is dressed in a dark grey felt base, with powder blue leather overlays. A black swoosh adds extra contrast alongside a white midsole, and the design is […]

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Air Jordan V Retro “Shanghai”

What was thought to be an Air Jordan V Black Laney edition is in fact part of Nike’s continuing Shanghai collection. Confusion about the model is understandable due to Jordan Brand having already this year applied a black look to a familiar colorway of the Jordan V with the Grape model. Although the Shanghai edition […]

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Jordan CP3.VII – Upcoming Colorways

As Chris Paul prepares to take to the court in his second year as part of the LA Clippers, Jordan Brand is busy readying Paul’s seventh signature shoe. The CP3.VII will be on the feet of the star point guard this year, and images have emerged of two new eye catching colorways almost as flashy […]

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My Grail: Air Jordan XI “Playoffs”

The Black and Red Air Jordan 11; it is quite possibly one of the greatest sneakers of all time. When I think about a shoe to consider as my grail, I have to go through a long list of iconic sneakers; however, the Black and Red Air Jordan 11 tops my list quite easily. The […]

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The Midwest Sole Release Date Calendar: How To Set It Up For Apple Devices

IF YOU DO NOT CURRENTLY HAVE A GMAIL ACCOUNT OR CALENDAR: Head to MidwestSole.com from your iOS device or from your desktop (does not need to be a mac desktop) and click on the Release Dates link (if accessing via mobile – click menu>release dates). Click on the DL release dates for Apple products option. […]

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Dave White x Jordan Melo M9 Teaser

When it comes to Jordan Brand collaborations the list is small and very select. So when the decision was made to commemorate Carmelo Anthony’s record breaking 37 point performance against Nigeria in the 2012 Olympic games, selecting famed artist Dave White, himself a native of the Olympic host city of London, seems a no brainer. […]

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Jordan Melo M10 – Upcoming Colorways

Carmelo Anthony’s line of signature shoes from Jordan Brand will reach the 10 year milestone in the upcoming NBA season, and as we await the release of the updated model images of a number of colorways slated for the new silhouette have hit the net. The images below show the color blocking scheme favored for […]

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Hate It or Love It: The Air Jordan XV

The Air Jordan XV is a shoe that many consider to be one of the least favorite designs in the Air Jordan line. Released in 1999, it was the first shoe to come out after what was thought to be Michael Jordan’s final retirement from the NBA. During this time, fans were still hanging on […]

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Special Edition Isaac Arzate Doernbecher x Air Jordan V Confirmed

Nike have officially confirmed the Doernbecher Freestyle special edition of the Air Jordan V paying tribute to Isaac Arzate, the young man who sadly was unable to complete his design after passing away. Isaac Arzate was a talented young athlete who pitched a no-hitter in baseball and savored an undefeated season in basketball. In January […]

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Air Jordan VI “Carmine” 2014 Retro

We brought you the news a couple of months ago that the Jordan VI “Carmine” would be returning in retro form in 2014 for the silhouette’s 23rd birthday, and a new set of images have appeared via Sneakers Addict. The Carmine VI sits atop many collectors lists as a must have model, and with only […]

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Air Jordan V 2013: Fire Red vs Fire Red

As you all know, we got 2 different versions of the Air Jordan V “Fire Red” from JB in 2013. Neither is a new colorway as both dropped separately in the mid-late 2000’s, but we wanted to get your take on which you prefer. The 2 different makeups cater to 2 different crowds. 3M is […]

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Sneaker Pimps x DXC Los Angles Images

DXC and Sneaker Pimps, two of the largest and most well known organisers of sneaker events around the globe, have teamed up to bring a series of convention like events to various cities around the US combining the highlights of each of their respected programs. Yesterday the convention rolled into LA bringing with it tables […]

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Doernbecher x Nike 2013 Jordan V

After the re-release of five classic Doernbecher freestyle collection collaborative efforts with Nike is completed this weekend with the Dunk Low release attention will inevitably turn to the 2013 collection. Images have hit the net early of what looks to be the Jordan Brand entry into this years charitable pack. Featuring a black leather base […]

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My Grail: Air Jordan VI (6) “Motorsport”

grail /grāl/ Noun (in medieval legend) The cup or platter used by Jesus at the Last Supper, and in which Joseph of Arimathea received Christ’s blood at… A thing that is earnestly pursued or sought after. Everyone has their own definition of a grail, but the second definition above is how I define a grail. […]

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Air Jordan XII “Taxi”

1996, Mike  was embarking on his second season after his return from baseball, and the Jordan XII was on his feet, and releasing in stores. November of that year, Jordan Brand released a colorway of MJ’s 12th signature shoe dubbed the “Taxi”. This amazing shoe features and all white leather upper with a black toe […]

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Air Jordan XX8 “Elephant Print Pack” (Release Information)

It’s been a minute since we’ve seen a new colorway from the Air Jordan XX8. Touted as one of the most advanced sneakers Jordan Brand has ever created, they bless us with a dual pack of the iconic elephant print with one sporting a red upper and the other sporting an off white upper as […]

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Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG – Black / Gym Red / University Gold

After previewing the black/red/yellow Jordan 1 Low earlier this week news has emerged featuring a matching pair in a higher cut, with a high, OG branded edition of the fresh new colorway is due this fall. Featuring a black leather base, this model also sports gym red overlays with university gold accents placed on the […]

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Air Jordan 1 Low – Black / Red / Yellow

Thanks to the recent “Formidable Foes” pack we’ve seen a handful of team themed colorways of the Jordan 1 Low. Next up is an eye catching twist on a familiar makeup with bright accents. Taking the familiar black/red design, Jordan Brand have added bright yellow highlights on the swoosh, lining and outsole, while a white […]

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Cop or Wait 8/18 – 8/24

Air Max Hyperposite “Tropical Teal” The Air Max Hyperposite releases on 8/24 for $225. Even though I think this is a great colorway, I would wait to cop.  Every general release Hyperposite have hit the Nike Outlets (cheapest I’ve seen at $63).  Unfortunately, Hyperposites take forever before retail stores start discounting them. I would say […]

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Air Jordan XI Low – “Concord” 2014

For those of you who have been waiting for a low version of the Air Jordan XI in a Concord colorway, the wait will be over next year. KATC recently received information that a 2014 release is set for this colorway. The Concord XI low is also known as the “Parades” after Michael Jordan sported […]

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Jordan CP3.VII ‘Bel Air’

Joining the  Air Jordan 5 Retro, Jordan 6 Rings, Son of Mars Low and Air Jordan 1 Mid the CP3.VII is receiving a “Bel Air” colorway. Jordan Brand is really pushing the Fresh Prince theme this year so we’ll see how it pans out for them. Let us know what you think in the comment section below.   via: EUK

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Kixpo 2013 Recap (Part 2)

The special guest at the show was none other than celebrated sneaker designer Ronnie Fieg. It’s tough to argue that his Asics collaborations have sneakerheads going nuts, fetching top dollar in the resale market after instant sell outs. Unfortunately, I didn’t stick around long enough to see him speak and but I’m sure he dropped […]

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Kixpo 2013 Recap (Part 1)

One of the things I was looking forward to with moving to Texas was greater access to the sneaker community. The annual “Kixpo” event snuck up on me in the midst of settling down in my new town and I was very happy to be able to attend. I’ve been in the game for a […]

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Jordan 6 Rings “Bred” Retro

And the title of most surprising retro release of 2013 goes to… Joining the Bel Air edition of the 6 Rings will be the original version of the hybrid shoe from Jordan Brand which was first released in 2008. In case you don’t remember the previous release, the model features elements from the 6, 7, […]

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Jordan 1 Retro ’89 “Green Glow”

Following the introduction of the Jordan 1 retro ’89 in the Toro colorway alongside the release of the similarly themed Jordan IV, Jordan Brand is set to release another make up of the new twist on the court classic in another colorway to match a IV’s retro release. The edition below takes on a mostly […]

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Jordan 1 “Formidable Foes” Orlando Magic Sample

Following the launch of the Formidable Foes range of Jordan 1’s inspired by some of MJ’s greatest rivals comes a sample image of a make up dressed in Orlando Magic team colors. With color blocking somewhat reminiscent of the Royal Jiordan 1’s that retroed at the start of the year, the leather upper sports a […]

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Jordan V “Blackout”

With the reveal of the return of both the Jordan IV “Black Cat” and Foamposite “Blackout” on the cards for the end of the year it seems only right that in the so called year of the Jordan V that the model should also see a blackout treatment. Revealed by DJ Khaled this model features […]

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Jordan 1 Retro High OG – Black / Red Release date

What is there that hasn’t already been said about the Air Jordan 1 Black/Red? Anybody with a passion for sneakers knows the history behind Michael Jordan’s infamous signature shoe. Finally sating our desire for a true high cut version complete with original branding Nike will release the OG model this winter. The timeless combination black […]

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Air Jordan “Fear Pack” Release Date

Here it is folks, the complete release information for each of the three pairs of retro Air Jordans to be released that make the “Fear Pack.” Finish Line has updated their release calendar for the month of August and it shows that we can expect the III, IV, and V models to drop on August […]

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Jordan IV “Lightning” Release Date

After the “Thunder” Jordan IV released at the back end of last year the return of the “Lightning” colorway was expected at the end of March this year. Following a lengthy delay a new release date has finally emerged. Featuring a bright yellow panelled upper, the Lightning IV also sports black highlights such as the […]

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Jordan V “Oreo” Release Date

The introduction of the Jordan V “Oreo”, a new colorway for the model has been rumored for a long time. Images of the make up hit the net last week to confirm the release and now a release date has been confirmed. Featuring a black base in what looks to be nubuck, the Oreo V […]

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Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG – “Laney”

Everyone got their start somewhere, that time when they overcame perserverance and obstacles to begin their meteoric rise to stardom. The G.O.A.T himself is one such person. He got his start back in the glory days at Laney High School. The previous retro model with this colorway has already risen to a collector and fan […]

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Jordan V “Bel Air” Release Date

We’ve shown you a few previews of the Jordan V model which pays homage to the hit 90’s sitcom and it’s history of featuring JB classics here at MidwestSole, and we can now finally bring you a release date for much debated new colorway. The cool grey upper combined with hits of pink, purple and […]

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Jordan X “Steel” Release Date

While Michael was busy riding the bus to Birmingham Barons games Nike and Tinker Hatfield were busy cooking up the tenth entry into MJ’s line of signature shoes, a sneaker that at the time they were convinced Jordan would never lace up on an NBA court. We all know now that Jordan did come back […]

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Air Jordan V Retro “Fear Pack” Images

We’ve all been patiently waiting and seeking out new information on the “Fear Pack” releases coming to us later this year. The release date for the Retro of the IV model, in black and white patterns, has already been announced but sneaker enthusiasts also seem to have their eyes set on the V Retro as […]

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Michael Jordan Shows Off Jordan XI PE

How many gems do you think Michael Jordan has hidden away? How many classics sit in a closet somewhere and how many samples and special editions that we’ve not yet seen has his airness got stashed? Taking to the court for his annual basketball camp in a never before seen colorway of the Jordan XI […]

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Air Jordan XII “Taxi” Retro 2013 Release Date

Of the remaining Jordan Brand retro releases in 2013 one OG colorway sits at the top of many purists lists. We’ve known for a while that the Air Jordan XII “Taxi” would be making it’s first appearance since the 2008 XI/XII Collezione Pack later in the year, and now we have a date to circle […]

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Jordan CP3.VI AE “Blackout”

The CP3 line of signature shoes has mostly been slept on. A number of great releases have gone under the radar, which is great for anyone who loves grabbing a bargain under retail (and who doesn’t?). As the sixth shoe in Chris Paul’s line draws the end of it’s cycle we see possibly the best […]

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Jordan V “Oreo” New Image

The year of the Jordan V is in full swing, the Grape release and the upcoming Fire Red Black Tongue drop have made sure that the model has stayed in peoples thoughts. One colorway that has been flying under the radar however is the Oreo edition expected later in the year. A new image of […]

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Air Jordan 1 Mid “Knicks” Sample

The Jordan 1 Mid has been treated to a few team color make ups this year such as the Lakers and Pistons variants. Another franchise looks set to be honored with a Jordan 1 Mid colorway as yet another set of shots of a sample that would fit right in at the Garden has popped […]

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Air Jordan 2 “Legends of The Summer”

Have Jordan Brand blessed Justin Timberlake with a special colorway for every model in their catalogue? Probably not, but a third edition has been unveiled and again given away as part of a series of scavenger hunts. The latest JT edition takes the Jordan 2 silhouette and again treats it to an all red make […]

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Jordan V “Laney” Retro 2013 – New Images

The release of the Jordan V “Laney” retro is drawing closer and a new set of images of the 2013 release have made their way online. The non OG colorway pays homage to MJ’s years at Laney High School, where he was only considered good enough to play varsity in his third year. Right off […]

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Justin Timberlake – Air Jordan 3 “Legends of the Summer”

The rumors of an all red Jordan III made for Justin Timberlake to celebrate the Legends Of The Summer tour are rumors no longer. Not only has JT revealed the special edition model, he has made it the second part of his scavenger hunt by leaving a signed pair somewhere in Santa Monica and giving […]

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Jordan V “Bel Air” New Sample Images

A little while back we showed you a sample image of the Air Jordan V “Bel Air” which pays tribute to the popular 90’s show and recognises the plethora of Air Jordan’s worn by Will Smith while filming. New images have hit the net which now give us a closer look at the 90’s themed […]

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Air Jordan IV “Prism” Sample

Today brings a look at an early sample for a new Jordan IV colorway. Rumored to still be in production this sample gives us a look at a color scheme that is sure to divide opinions. Featuring a color shifting, foil like treatment all over the silhouette with highlights done in black. This sample looks […]

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Air Jordan III “Legends” – Red October Rumor

By now we all know that Jordan Brand have laced Justin Timberlake with some dope PE’s for his ongoing Legends tour with Jay Z. Having seen the exclusive Jordan 1s that he rocked on stage recently, word has been that there are some yet to be revealed exclusives just waiting to be revealed. One of […]

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Jordan B’Mo – White/Fire Red/True Blue/Cement Grey

We first saw images of these last September, the Jordan B’Mo is a new Melo model that pays homage to his hometown. The upper is all white hyperfuse material with mesh paneling and blue patent leather toe cap.  This colorway seems to be a take on the ever popular AJ 3 True Blue. More than likely we’ll […]

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Air Jordan Flightclub 90

Hybrid Jordan model’s aren’t for everyone. The latest to be revealed takes design elements from the Jordan III and XX and blends them together to create the Flightclub 90. Featuring a black base, the Flightclub 90 moves the familiar elephant print to the shoe’s midsection. A forefoot strap taken from the XX is highlighted with […]

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