Reviewed & updated: October 19, 2022 by Jamie Wilson BA
Ready for another classic? Nike are dropping the Air Jordan 4 Oreo colourway after a 16 year hiatus. Taking it back to the original, but remastering the for 2015 these are set to be a big sneaker hit!
The Nike Air Jordan 4 Oreo
16 years since they made their first appearance, the Nike Air Jordan Oreo has returned for a remastered edition. We don’t need to tell you too much about this monochrome shoe, other than that these are a classic and are set to sell out come the drop date. If you’re thinking about outfits to wear with the trainers, then think about the trainers themselves – less is more. Pair with dark denim shorts and a grey sweatshirt for a breezy summer day.
- Tumbled Leather
- Plastic wings on the upper
- Visible Max Air
- Ventailated leather
- “Jumpman” Branding
- Grey speckled detailing for the plastic eyelets and midsoles
Drop Date :
21st February 2015
Officially the “Tech Grey” colourway, but better known as the “Oreo”
Another Tinker Hatfield creation, the Jordan 4 was the first to be released on the global market. Nike release the design in four colourways at the time, and returned ten years later in 1999 after being retroed by the Jordan brand.
Most notable Spike Lee brought the shoe to the forefront of popular culture in the film Do The Right Thing, where the character Buggin’ Out experience a sneakerhead worst nightmare and gets his Jordan’s stood on. Spike Lee also helped in creating the adverts for the Jordan release and in return Nike made an exclusive pair of “Spiz’ike IV”.
Another notable moment was during the Game 5 of the 1989 Eastern Conference First Round on May 7, where Micheal Jordan made “the shot” that one the series. This is scene as a pivotal moment in Jordan’s career and is still put on posters to this day.
Where to buy a pair of Nike Air Jordan 4 Oreo
Feature image from Pinterest