always takes care of their own and only good things can keep coming if you're part of the Jordan Brand family or the University of Michigan family. Because this exclusive Air Jordan 5 Retro from the mind of Tinker Hatfield puts Michigan in rarefied air with the University of Oregon and MJ's alma mater, the University of North Carolina. The Michigan University has known one of the most famous university teams of the history in 1991 with the Fab Five composed by Chris Weber, Jalen Rose, Juwan Howard, Jimmy King and Ray Jackson. Tinker Hatfield has thought a silhouette dedicated to this team in the colors of the University of Michigan. This Jordan 5 offers a full yellow upper in a suede construction which is associated with a black lace system and a similar sole. The pair also offer some great details with a "Hail To" and "The Victors" branding inside its tongue and a great graphic stitched on the heel.
New Jordans 2016
, The iconic Jordan 5 silhouette is transformed with a suede Maize upper, accented with classic Michigan references, including "M" embroidery on the all-black tongue, as well as "Hail To" and "The Victors" stitched on the inside of the left and right tongues, respectively. The team's "Five Times" sign, depicted through a specially created logo inscribed on the heel, rounds out the details. Dressed for swagger, this Air Jordan 5 was built with a Maize Yellow suede upper resting atop a Black midsole with Maize speckling. Contrasting Black accents also appear on the lacelock and tongue, which is highlighted with an embroidered "M" logo. Each inside tongue displays special nods to the nostalgic team with "Hail To" and "The Victors" stitched respectively on the left and right tongues. Finishing off the design, there is a graphic logo on the heels created by Hatfield that represents the "five times" sign that the team occasionally used during their time at the school. Featured on this PE are various details that call back to Michigan's traditions; "Hail To The Victors" is seen on the tongue labels, the Fab Five hand gestures are embroidered on the heel, the Michigan’s bold M logo replaces the Jumpman on the large tongue.
The new era of New Jordans 2018
joining forces with the University of Michigan is off the a hot start. Tinker Hatfield crafted this special colorway of the Air Jordan 5 Retro to honor the legendary "Fab Five" squad that dominated college hoops in the early 90s. Anyone who watched basketball during that short arc was certainly influenced by the style and swagger put forth by Chris Webber, Jalen Rose, Juwan Howard, Ray Jackson, and Jimmy King, and with this Air Jordan 5 Retro, Jordan Brand is honoring the past while saluting the future of the Jordan x Michigan partnership. The Air Jordan 5 Fab Five was designed by Tinker Hatfield to commemorate one of the most unforgettable college basketball teams in history during the '90s, the Michigan Wolverines. The Fab 5 roster included Chris Webber, Jalen Rose, Juwan Howard, Jimmy King and Ray Jackson. The sneaker comes in a Michigan Maize hue with matching speckled detailing on the teeth and is contrasted by black detailing, which is pretty basic stuff. The details worthy of pointing out is the embroidered Michigan 'M' logo that sits on the tongue of the kicks. The 'Hail To The Victors' embroidery on the inside tongue of the sneaker and the embroidered Fab Five logo on the heel of the kicks.