He’s been with adidas for a minute now, but Ye’s influence is front and center on the pure platinum Yeezy Jordan 1. While it’s not the first time we’ve seen the Swoosh revisit one of Pablo’s infamous colorways, the similarities are striking this time.
Obviously the colorway of the Yeezy Jordan 1 raises the comparisons, but the materials tell the story. The pure platinum upper is dressed in a faux snakeskin pattern — just like the heel of the Air Yeezy 2. The similarities continue with the crimson red lining, rope laces and gold accents. And for all those screaming “but they didn’t use mesh,” you missed a detailed. A debossed swish accents the side in…wait for it…mesh.
There’s no exact release date for the pure platinum Yeezy Jordan 1 High Nouveau, but expect these to hit retailers in the next month — if not sooner.