The Return of the Air Jordan 8 Retro “Playoffs”Published:
September 27, 2023
In the world of sneakers, certain releases hold a special place in the hearts of collectors and enthusiasts. One such sneaker is the Air Jordan 8 Retro "Playoffs." Originally introduced in 1993, this sneaker gained fame on the feet of Michael Jordan during the Chicago Bulls' first three-peat. Now, for the first time since 2013, the "Playoffs" Air Jordan 8 Retro is making a triumphant return in its original form.
For those who lived through the '90s and witnessed Jordan's dominance on the court, the Air Jordan 8 "Playoffs" is a nostalgic trip down memory lane. Its original release came during the tail end of the Chicago Bulls' first three consecutive NBA championships. MJ's on-court prowess and the Bulls' dominance solidified the Air Jordan line's status as a cultural phenomenon, and the "Playoffs" 8s were at the heart of it all.
The "Playoffs" colorway is renowned for its sleek and classic design, featuring a black nubuck upper with striking "True Red" and white accents. The midfoot is shrouded by cross straps that feature “23” embroidery, while the tongues display chenille Jumpman patches. The sneaker is finished with black foam midsole units and black rubber outsoles.
Will you be looking to grab a pair? The Air Jordan 8 Retro “Playoffs” will be available on Saturday, September 30th, on DTLR.com and at DTLR stores in full-family sizing.