Following up on our [detailed look at the “Carmine” Air Jordan Retro VI], we take a detailed look at it’s Countdown Pack companion, the “Black Suede” Countdown Air Jordan Retro XVII. The Air Jordan XVII will always mark Michael Jordan’s second return to the game of basketball and the first time, and only time, MJ played for an NBA team other than the Chicago Bulls. When the Air Jordan XVII initially released, it brought with it the next level in sneaker packaging, a Metallic Silver briefcase and Air Jordan CD.
The Air Jordan XVII returns for the first time in the Air Jordan 6/17 Countdown pack in a Black Suede Retro+ colorway. Inspired by “the fine details from an Aston Martin, the smooth lines and flow of a jazz solo and the long Air Jordan history of innovations in style”, the “Black Suede” Air Jordan Retro XVII remains very faithful to the OG retaining the same overall shape and design characteristics of the original including the removable shroud, the lacelock, the musical notes on the shroud, and even the “Peel Off” tape around the heel.
The “Black Suede” Countdown Air Jordan Retro XVII is officially set to release on May 24th.
05/24/2008 Countdown Pack 6/17
323939-991 Air Jordan Retro 6 White/Carmine-Black & Air Jordan Retro 17 Black/Metallic Silver
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