Your Jordan Retro Destination Since 1985

Jordan Retro Vault Story

The Air Jordan line turned the basketball world upside down when it debuted in 1985. Over 30 years later, Jordans continue to be some of the world’s most sought-after shoes, delivering the perfect combination of innovative performance and street-worthy style.

Eastbay has been there every step of the way, from the introduction of the iconic AJ 1 to the hottest Jordans being released today. We combed through our archives, finding classic AJs that were showcased in the Eastbay magazine throughout the years. Eastbay has been your Jordan Retro Destination since 1985, when the AJ 1 graced our cover.

Check out some of our throwback magazines that featured famous Jordans and click here to see our huge selection of Retros available now.


A Look Back

1985 was the first time Air Jordans appeared in our catalog, thanks to the Retro 1 on this cover.

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November of 1994 saw the debut of the soon-to-be-legendary Air Jordan 10.


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The iconic Air Jordan 11 made its debut in our catalog in 1995.


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This 1997 Holiday catalog featured fresh colorways of the Air Jordan 12 and 13.


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By Dec. 2003, Eastbay was your hub for all of the latest Retros. This December catalog alone featured new versions of the Retro 1, 2, 8, and 12 as well as the latest models in the line like the AJ 17 and 18.


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In April of 2005, we featured 6 different versions of the classic AJ Retro 13 on our catalog.


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