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Performance Review: Jordan Evolution 85

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£147.00

£57.99

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words & images // Zac Dubasik The concept of the Evolution ’85 is an interesting one. It was based on the question of, if the Air Jordan I were designed now, what would it be? Rather than keeping the shoe’s original appearance, like the Alpha AJ1, this was a complete redesign. It incorporates elements of the original that made sense from a modern performance standpoint, like targeted overlays, and updates them to function in ways they never originally did. While I was excited about the fact that performance was the key factor driving the shoe, the first time I saw the Jordan Evolution ’85, my reaction wasn’t a positive one. Any time I see this much elephant print on a shoe, I’m skeptical as to how much emphasis actually was put into its performance. That may or may not be a fair judgment to make, because I haven’t experienced poor performance with elephant print-laden shoes in the past. But then again, I’ve also never played in a Rare Air or Classic ’87, being that on-court performance wasn’t their forte. Regardless of its fairness, I don’t think I’m the only one that feels that way when I see the overused and abused pattern dominate a shoe the way it does here. It’s just not something that screams modern performance,...
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Mens Shoes
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417826
428927
4391028
44101129
45111230
46121331
47131432
48141533
Womens Shoes
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352522
363623
374724
385825
396926
4071027
4181128
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Mens Clothing
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UK343638-4042-4446-4850-52
IT444648-5052-5456-5860-62
France283032-3436-3840-4244-46