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The Retro 13 is one of the most recognizable and popular shoes in the Jordan line. Air Jordan Cyber Monday Sale Originally debuted in 1997, it was the 13th shoe released by Air Jordan. His Airness wore it on the court as he won his sixth and final championship. It’s another shoe designed by the shoe whisperer Tinker Hatfield.
These shoes take their inspiration from one of Jordan’s other nicknames: Black Cat. The shoe itself is partially modeled after a panther, Stylish with an outsole shape inspired by a panther’s paw and the upper featuring a holographic “cat eye” Jumpman logo. Retro 13 shoes are a force to be reckoned with. They're a favorite of collectors and streetwear aficionados because of their unique combination of a slick silhouette, premium materials, and top-of-the-line comfort.
The Retro 13s were initially designed to be basketball shoes, and they deliver in full. There’s a hidden speed-lacing system for a secure fit. The padded collar gives off a fantastic feel. The Phylon midsole with Zoom Air inserts Air Jordan 13 Elemental Gold offers responsive cushioning that doesn’t drag you down. Plus, the midfoot shank plate gives incredible support, while the rubber outsole with a herringbone traction pattern ensures a solid grip. With its sleek, boundary-pushing design, it’s no wonder this shoe is a favorite among hoopers and collectors alike.
The Air Jordan 13 Retro ‘Red Flint’ takes its design cues from the OG ‘Flint’ colorway from 1998. Gym Red replaces the older shoe’s blue accents, appearing on the interior tongue, collar lining and the reflective mesh overlays Air Jordan Black Friday Specials that dominate the upper. The rest of the build incorporates white leather and grey synthetic suede, which extends to the midsole and collar. The latter is embellished with the 13’s signature holographic eye, joining the sneaker’s panther paw outsole in channeling MJ’s Black Cat persona.