Photos: Jordan unveils Super.Fly.5 with Blake Griffin as its muse
Using Blake Griffin as its muse, Jordan Brand has officially unveiled the Jordan Super.Fly 5 on Wednesday. The Los Angeles Clippers star, who signed with the brand in 2012, has worn models from the Super.Fly series since his welcome.
Jordan designers drew inspiration from Griffin’s high-flying ability to craft a shoe with a versatile lightweight upper that provides targeted support and breathability, an inner sleeve with foam pods to enhance comfort and fit and forefoot Nike Zoom Air-ensuring lightweight responsiveness and ultimate lockdown.
Rarely lacking creativity when it comes to shelling out a sneaker, the brand pegged English artist James Roper to draw inspiration from the Jordan Super.Fly 5 in his artwork. Roper used various kinds of art forms like cartoon, baroque sculpture, and fashion combined with the explosive playing style of Griffin to create illustrations for the silhouette.
The sneaker will be available exclusively in Greater China beginning June 30, followed by a global release on August 1. The shoe will also launch in three different colorways Infared 23/Deep Royal Blue, Wolf Grey/White, Black/Wolf Grey for the suggested retail price of $150.