Your Jordan Retro Destination Since 1985

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.

Jordan Retro Image 1

 


 

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

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7.13 RELEASE REPORT:  ULTRA BOOST ‘MULTICOLOR’ DROPS SOON

7.13 RELEASE REPORT: ULTRA BOOST ‘MULTICOLOR’ DROPS SOON

Each week, we’ll showcase the most popular upcoming shoe drops. We’ll give you the lowdown on the prices and sizes, break down the history of the shoe, and give you the scoop on the newest tech features. Check back every week for the hottest shoe drops. If it’s hyped, it’s here. You can check out the full list of releases on Eastbay’s Release Calendar. Here’s what you have to look forward to this week:

ADIDAS ULTRA BOOST ‘MULTICOLOR’ – JULY 15 AT 10 AM ET

adidas Ultraboost Rainbow

It’s no secret that the Ultra Boost is one of the hottest shoes in the game right now. Its comfortable feel and streamlined silhouette offer the perfect summer style. Add a multicolored upper for a pop of color and the Ultra Boost ‘Rainbow’ colorway just might be one of the hottest Ultra Boosts yet. For Boost fans, this is a definite must-cop. Men’s $199.99, Grade School $179.99.

NIKE KD X ‘CONNOISSEUR’ – JULY 14 AT 10 AM ET

NIKE KD X ‘IGLOO’

KD is cold on the court. He’s locked in like never before, and if his performance on basketball’s biggest stage is any indication, the man has got ice in his veins. The KD X ‘Connoisseur’ is iced out with a grey upper and light green accents for a fresh look. The KD X also offers some of the best on-court performance of any shoe out there right now, so you’re getting the best of both worlds. Men’s $149.99, Grade School $124.99.

ADIDAS DAME 3 ‘STATIC’ – JULY 14 AT 10 AM ET

ADIDAS DAME 3 ‘STATIC’

Following up on the success of past iterations, the new Dame 3 will also get outfitted with the ‘Static’ colorway this weekend. Damian Lillard has been doubted his whole career. Dame blocked out the noise and rose above it all. Now, he’s a certified superstar, and one of the most lethal players in the game. Likewise, the Dame 3 is one of the top performing shoes in the game. Men’s $114.99, Grade School $84.99.

Jordan Retro Restock Planned for 6/22

Jordan Retro Restock Planned for 6/22

Eastbay Jordan Retro Restock

Your favorite Retros are back! Eastbay is restocking several popular Air Jordan Retros on 6/22. If you wear a larger size, you’re in luck. A large majority of this massive restock is available in size 15 and up, so act fast!

The Retro restock lineup includes:

Retro 1 High OG – ‘The David Lettermans’
Retro 1 High OG – ‘Powder Blue’
Retro 1 KO High OG – ‘Bred’

Retro 2 – ‘Wing It’
Retro 2 Low – ‘Gym Red’

Retro 4 – ‘Cement’
Retro 4 – ‘Laser’
Retro 4 – ‘Legend Blue’
Retro 4 – ‘Alternate 89 4s’

Retro 5 Low – ‘Fire Red’
Retro 5 Low – ‘Alternate 90’

Retro 6 – ‘Maroon’
Retro 6 – ‘Infrared’

Retro 10 – ‘Rio’

Retro 11 – ‘Legend Blue’
Retro 11 – ‘72-10’
Retro 11 – Low ‘Cherry’
Retro 11 – Low ‘Midnight Navy’

Retro 12 – ‘French Blue’
Retro 12 – ‘Flu Game’

Retro 13 – ‘Bred’
Retro 13 – ‘Reflective Silver’

Retro 14 – ‘Varsity Royal’

Retro 20 – ‘Laser’

Brazil Pack – Multi-color

These Jordan shoes will be available on 6/22. Follow @Eastbay on Twitter and @OfficialEastbay on Instagram for release information.

This Weekend’s Can’t-Miss Releases

This Weekend’s Can’t-Miss Releases

Each week, we’ll break down the most popular upcoming shoe drops. We’ll give you the lowdown on the prices and sizes, break down the history of the shoe, and give you the scoop on their newest tech features. Check back every week for the hottest releases. If it’s hyped, it’s here. You can check out the full list of releases on Eastbay’s Release Calendar. Here’s what you have to look forward to this weekend.

Jordan Retro 2 Low

JORDAN RETRO 2 LOW ‘CHICAGO’ – MAY 21 AT 10 AM ET

Originally debuted in 1987, this ‘Chicago’ colorway of the AJ 2 Low was last retroed in 2005. It’s been an under-the-radar colorway for folks so far, but we love them. What do you think? Men’s $159.99

Jordan Retro 6

JORDAN RETRO 6 ‘COOL GREY’ – MAY 21 AT 10 AM ET

We say the greatest colorway is predominantly grey, because it typically goes with anything. The AJ 6 ‘Cool Grey’ is no exception, but they’re kids’-only, so the older crowd will have to step aside for the time being. Grade School $139.99, Preschool $79.99, Toddler $59.99.

Jordan Retro 12

JORDAN RETRO 12 ‘UNIVERSITY BLUE’ – MAY 21 AT 10 AM ET

These clean and cool blue shoes are available in kids’-only sizes. The AJ 12 ‘University Blue’ (aka ‘Melo’) is a great summer shoe that will impress your friends, especially if you’re a Denver Nuggets fan. The only question left is which size are you going to buy? Grade School $139.99, Preschool $79.99, Toddler $59.99, Infant $49.99.

Nike Kobe 11

NIKE KOBE 11 LOW ‘CARPE DIEM’ – MAY 21 AT 10 AM ET

Seize the look of Kobe’s past with this Kobe 11 Low ‘Carpe Diem’. Nike’s Kobe 4 dominated basketball sales in 2009, when low-tops were the more popular player choice. Which do you like more, the 11 or the 4? Let us know below. Men’s $159.99.

AJ XXX

JORDAN AJ XXX ‘GYM RED’ – MAY 21 AT 10 AM ET

The AJ XXX has been generally well-received, and has been donned in the playoffs by Aldridge, Westbrook, and Leonard, among others. On Saturday, this ‘Gym Red’ colorway will available to anyone who rocks red or loves the Chicago Bulls. Men’s $199.99.

This Weekend’s Can’t-Miss Releases

This Weekend’s Can’t-Miss Releases

Each week, we’ll break down the most popular upcoming shoe drops. We’ll give you the lowdown on the prices and sizes, break down the history of the shoe, and give you the scoop on their newest tech features. Check back every week for the hottest releases. If it’s hyped, it’s here. You can check out the full list of releases on Eastbay’s Release Calendar. Here’s what you have to look forward to this weekend:

Foamposite

NIKE AIR FOAMPOSITE PRO ‘PRO PLATINUM’ – MARCH 4 AT 10 AM ET

Men’s $249.99, Grade School $179.99, Infant $49.99

Nike’s Foamposite family just got bigger with this ‘Pro Platinum’ edition. Available in Men’s, Grade School, and Infant sizes, this shoe provides a classic, rugged style for any age. Get a premium platinum shoe with the ‘Pro Platinum’ today.

NIKE KYRIE 2 ‘BROTHERHOOD’ – MARCH 5 AT 10 AM ET

Men’s $119.99, Grade School $99.99, Preschool $79.99, Toddler $54.99

For those who love Duke, Nike is paying homage to Kyrie’s alma mater with the Kyrie 2 ‘Brotherhood’. Regardless of your fandom, if you played ball as a kid, surely you’ve dreamt about playing at Cameron Indoor (whether for or against Coach K). Grab this soon-to-be classic on Saturday.

AJXXX

JORDAN AJ XXX ‘UNIVERSITY BLUE’ – MARCH 5 AT 10 AM ET

Men’s $199.99

This Jordan AJ XXX ‘University Blue’ shoe is for Tar Heels fans, and is a tribute to MJ’s alma mater. From a skinny kid at UNC to the NBA’s GOAT, MJ’s prolific journey is captured by this shoe. Grab a piece of history with this ‘University Blue’ AJ XXX.

JORDAN RETRO 2 ‘WING IT’ – MARCH 5 AT 10 AM ET

Men’s $189.99, Grade School $139.99, Preschool $79.99, Toddler $59.99

Drawing inspiration from Jordan brand’s mid-‘80s ad campaign, this Retro 2 pays tribute to the iconic “Wing It” poster. The original AJ 2 dropped in 1986, showing the shoe (as well as the ad campaign surrounding it) will be cherished forever. Celebrate by getting a pair on Saturday.

JORDAN AJ 1 KO OG ‘SAIL’ – MARCH 5 AT 10 AM ET

Men’s $139.99

Air Jordan is hitting us up with a quick Retro 1 classic in a red/white OG colorway. If you’re confused by the nickname, ‘Sail’ is the shade of white on the upper canvas. If you want your footsteps lookin’ fresh, get this clean Retro 1.

JORDAN RETRO 12 ‘VIVID PINK’ – MARCH 5 AT 10 AM ET

Grade School $139.99, Preschool $79.99, Toddler $59.99, Infant $49.99

If you missed a Valentine’s Day shoe, or simply love the Retro 12, we’re getting a Girls’-only colorway on Saturday. ‘Vivid Pink’ features the same premium leather as the original, while boasting accents of pink and metallic silver throughout.

Curry 2 Low

UA CURRY 2 LOW ‘ESSENTIAL’ – MARCH 5 AT 10 AM ET

Men’s $119.99, Grade School $89.99

If simplicity is key, consider the Curry 2 Low ‘Essential’ the master key. Draped in a simple black and grey colorway, basic has never been badder. Considering the popularity of past Curry 2 Lows and the easy team color-match options of the ‘Essential’, we suggest you cop sooner than later.

NIKE KD8 EXT ‘VACHETTA TAN’ – MARCH 5 AT 10 AM ET

Men’s only $199.99

A court favorite is hopping off the hardwood. Kick it on the curb with this street-styled KD8 EXT tomorrow. The upper is made with vachetta tan leather, while the outsole is completely restructured to grip concrete. Fired up and finished off with total orange accents, this shoe is true to KD’s off-court lifestyle — Available Friday.

NIKE KD 8 ‘PHOTO BLUE’ – MARCH 5 AT 10 AM ET

Men’s $179.99, Grade School $134.99, Preschool $84.99

If you aren’t purchasing the ‘Vachetta Tan’ EXTs, here’s an alternative on-court color that might suit you. The Nike KD 8 ‘Photo Blue’ is a picture perfect team shoe, street shoe, or training shoe. As with other KD 8s, it performs great on court, but its ability to be matched with almost any article of clothing is the real kicker. Speaking of, get these kicks on Saturday.

Nike Flyknit Racer

NIKE FLYKNIT RACER – MARCH 4 AT 10 AM ET

Men’s $149.99

Flyknit fans rejoice! The Nike Flyknit Racer ‘Fireberry’ is here, and we couldn’t think of a better way to prepare for the upcoming warm weather. Race into spring with this flower-powered shoe that features a dash of pink flash.

Lillard 2

ADIDAS D LILLARD 2 – MARCH 4 AT 10 AM ET

Men’s $114.99

Prepare for March like never before with this multicolored Lillard 2. Each adidas-sponsored school playing in the tournament is represented by this colorway. Be sure to get yours before the tournament starts — they drop today.