Today, the hype behind Air Jordan 1s is at an untouched high. Yet, this shouldn't be a surprise at all. The Jordan 1 has been at the forefront of mainstream society since it dropped in 1984. The story goes that in Michael Jordan's freshman year he wore a couple of Jordan 1s that didn't fit to the NBA's uniform code and was quickly fined for each game he played wearing them. Nike opted to pay the steep fine that Jordan received to keep the sneakers on the court. This story made these sneakers a cultural legend. Read me here

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