Who is Johnny Kilroy? Michael Jordan’s attempt to carry on a not-so-clandestine basketball career or the Air Jordan 9 retro in Black/Metallic Platinum-Gym Red you see here? While Mike donned various wig/facial hair combinations in his post 1993 retirement Nike campaign, this shoe make no effort to conceal its bold identity. Black nubuck upper surrounded by a metallic platinum rand, red lining and accents, and finished with a “Johnny Kilroy” tag on the tongue front, “Kilroy Kicks Butt” stitching on the tongue back, and Kilroy jersey number 4 stitched into the heel. Targeted for an October 6 (the day MJ retired in ’93) release for $160. Pics and original Steve Martin “Kilroy” commercial below.
via Sneaker Hotline