Dual-inspired by the Japanese rising sun flag and a 19th century women’s fashion shoe, these simple yet sleek Jordans dropped in 1996. Rocked by His Airness during that NBA season, MJ had the 12s on while leading the Chicago Bulls to their fifth championship. It is the first J to sport a Zoom Air unit plus an improved carbon fiber shank plate.
- UPPER: Leather and synthetic materials
- MIDSOLE: Zoom Air unit, carbon fiber shank plate
- OUTSOLE: Rubber with modified herringbone traction pattern