words // Nick Engvall

Of all the Jordan shoes, the original Air Jordan 1 has been reworked more than any other. In recent years, the former performance basketball shoe has become a casual sneaker that doubles as a blank canvas for the creatives at Nike and Jordan Brand to try out new materials, finishes and colorways.

The Jordan 1 Phat Mid is the latest rendition of the first Jordan signature to receive new colorways. The first of the two colorways features an entirely white finish with white carbon fiber-like material around the toebox, and covering the heel area and Swoosh. The second colorway has a more familiar feel, thanks to the Obsidian and White color blocking that has been seen on plenty of Jordan models over the years.

Available now: Jordan 1 Phat Mid

Jordan 1 Retro Phat Mid White Carbon FiberJordan 1 Retro Phat Mid White Obsidian