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Top 5 Jordan collabs till date?

Jordan Brand collabs are legendary, next to Nike Dunk/SB Dunk itself. From Union to Supreme, they have covered them all. This is an exhaustive list (in my humble opinion) of their best collabs of all time, ranked on the basis of market value, availability and hype in 2021 (still available in the market).

5) Jordan 5 x Supreme (2015) - Black, White, and Desert Camo

13 years after Supreme's first sneaker collab with Nike, the iconic SB Dunk Low–Supreme finally hooked up with the greatest sneaker line of all time, when they tapped Jordan Brand and the Jordan 5 for a 2015 collaboration. The “Supreme” Jordan V came in three colorways–black, white and camo–and featured “Sup” branding in the side netting as well as the number 94 stitched on the side heel. It would mark the first time another number was stitched on the side of the Jordan V and the first time Supreme collaborated with Jordan Brand. The shoe was released alongside a capsule clothing collection, which featured a dope logo flip of the timeless Jumpman design with Supreme branded across the iconic dunking figure. Kicking off the list with this epic brand tag team is a no-brainer.

4) Jordan 5 Retro Trophy Room (2019) - Ice Blue, Sail, and Red

Marcus Jordan and his Florida-based sneaker boutique, Trophy Room, collaborated on his pops’ Jordan V silhouette in 2019 and instantly had a certified hit on their hands. Inspired by the actual trophy room in the Jordan household, the heir to the Jordan throne released two versions: a hyper-limited (only 223 pairs were made) “University Red” “Friends and Family” exclusive and an “Ice Blue” pair. Both are comprised of smooth suede uppers, ice blue netting on the side panel, a Trophy Room logo on the heel and a number 5 on the side. Marcus and his team released exclusive pairs of Jordan XVIs and XVIIs–two of the more under-appreciated pairs in the Jordan catalog–but it’s this Jordan V that really knocks you out.

3) Undefeated x Air Jordan 4 (2005)

We all know just how pivotal the Jordan 4 is to the Air Jordan line. Jordan wore it when he hit “The Shot” against the Cleveland Cavaliers and it had a prominent role in Spike Lee’s cult classic, Do the Right Thing. Another major historical moment for the silhouette includes the "Undefeated" Jordan 4. Originally released in 2005, this military inspired take on the Jordan IV draws design cues from the MA-1 Flight jacket with an olive nubuck upper, offset by black and orange accents. Only 72 pairs were released via an in-store raffle and this remains one of the rarest Jordans of all time. There have been some great Jordan IV collaborations in recent years (like the KAWS and Travis Scott collabs, for example), but the super-rare Undefeated collab easily cements it in Nike—if not sneakerhead—history.

2) Jordan 4 x UNION (2020) - Guava Ice and Off-Noir

1) Jordan 1 x Off White (2017) - Chicago, Carolina Blue, and White

When Virgil Abloh released his "The Ten" collection in 2017, there was no doubt that his reimagining of the Jordan 1 would be the crown jewel. A truly unique take on the iconic silhouette, this deconstructed version of the classic “Chicago” colorway might be the most sought after pair of kicks on the resale market for the last two years running. It features signature Abloh touches like the zip tie, air quote branding and visible stitching. Abloh would go on to design other variations of the Jordan I, including a “Carolina Blue” and an all-white version, but his “Chicago” re-creation was the one that started it all.

Again, this is my top 5, and I know I haven't listed some great collabs such as the Jordan 2 x Don C or the Jordan 1 x Union, but this is my personal opinion. I would love to hear some of your guys' opinions on the best Jordan collabs in the comments below!

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