That’s how many pairs were made of the “Wings” Air Jordan 1, which comes out Wednesday. The release has been rumored since March, and today Nike officially confirmed the May 17 drop.
According to the brand’s product description, these patinaed Air Jordan 1s feature a rubbed-off leather upper that reveals a copper finish, a nod to the greatness that is sometimes hidden within. This mantra is rooted in Jordan Brand’s Wings initiative, which empowers kids through education.
In 2016, Jordan Brand donated 100 percent of the proceeds from its “Wings” Air Jordan 12 launch to the Wings organization.
“The funds raised by the sale of the [shoes] will allow us to continue this mission and fund programs that encourage kids to reach their greatness,” Jordan Brand president Larry Miller said of the 2016 release.
This year’s “Wings” Air Jordan 1 will retail for $200. The launch takes place Wednesday at 10 a.m. ET from nike.com/snkrs.
Air Jordan 1 “Wings,” $200; nike.com