Earlier this week rumors surfaced that Jordan Brand has plans to launch an all-new Air Jordan 1 colorway later this month, impressed by the NBA’s historic determination to ban Michael Jordan from sporting purple and black sneakers again on February 25, 1985.

The kicks in query will reportedly launch on February 23, though the inspiration behind the design is now not being billed as a “Banned” launch. Instead, Sole Collector stories that this distinctive Air Jordan 1 has been dubbed “Couture,” as a nod to the craftsmanship of Italian luxurious vehicles.

Air Jordan 1 “Couture” Revealed In Detail: Official Images

(Air Jordan 1 “Couture”: Image J23 App)

As seen within the newest batch of official photographs supplied by J23 App, the luxury-inspired 1s sport a easy, black leather-based higher highlighted by a thick purple stripe that wraps across the heel and is stamped over the sneaker’s iconic Nike swooshes.

According to sneaker supply @Py_Leaks, the lower of the “Defiant” Air Jordan 1 High OG is barely greater than your conventional Air Jordan 1 High OG. Furthermore, it’s believed that the kicks will retail for $175, a tad greater than the acquainted $160 AJ1 price ticket.

Check out some extra pictures beneath.

Air Jordan 1 “Couture” Revealed In Detail: Official Images

(Air Jordan 1 “Couture”: Image J23 App)

Air Jordan 1 “Couture” Revealed In Detail: Official Images

(Air Jordan 1 “Couture”: Image J23 App)

Air Jordan 1 “Couture” Revealed In Detail: Official Images

(Air Jordan 1 “Couture”: Image J23 App)