TBT: 2018’s Retro Air Jordan 1 Shadow Steals the Show … Again?

TBT: 2018’s Retro Air Jordan 1 Shadow Steals the Show … Again?

Y’all know what day it is! It’s Thursday, and Thursdays call for throwbacks to the most iconic sneakers in history! The shoe we chose this time is simply a timeless one, so it’s still trending in 2021 and any other year. A favorite silhouette, an OG drop, and a classic color blocking. Best of all worlds! This week’s TBT is to 2018’s legendary Air Jordan 1 Shadow.

The Jordan 1 Shadow: Top of the Line for Everyone

Now, tell us: Where do YOU rank them “Shadows” among the best AJ1s? They must be in the top 10 at least. But believe it or not, to some, the Jordan 1 Shadow is the most desirable of all. Why? It’s an OG, fam! A grey and black OG. Enough said! But regardless of where they fall on anyone’s list, it’s a fact that the “Shadow” is one of the most hyped sneakers to ever exist.

Nothing Beats the Vibe of a Classic’s Looks

At the time, the Retro was last seen in 2013 and dropped again making a hot return during Spring of 2018. The Air Jordan 1 Shadow Retro was undoubtedly the brand’s most awaited sneaker of the year. The shoe kept its famous black and grey tumbled leather constructed high-top. The pair featured black uppers, tongues, and laces. A cement-grey hue dressed the perforated toe box, the heel tabs, and the Swooshes. OG-style “Nike Air” branding hit the tongues while the popular “Wings” logo came stamped in black onto the grey collars.


Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Shadow”
Colorway: Black/Medium Grey-White
Release Date: April 14, 2018
Retail Price: $160
Resale Price: $492

The Shadow Retro is Returning … Sooner than Soon

As expected, a return of a nostalgic Jumpan OG caused fanfare through the roofs, back then. We remember this retro run like it was yesterday, and it was a very, very big deal. But even if you weren’t the sneaker guru you are today back in 2018, we can still make you very happy. A 2018 déjà vu is coming at you soon with the drop of the Air Jordan 1 Shadow 2.0. And since this 2.0 version looks pretty much like the 2018 OG, you might as well cop this pair if you missed out on the last one. The release is scheduled for the 15th of May, for $170. Only 10 extra bucks from the previous drop, but way more extra hype, and a shitload of revenue.

Air Jordan 1 Shadow 2.0

Air Jordan 1 High OG “Shadow 2.0”
Color: Black/White/Light Smoke Grey
Release Date: May 15th, 2021
Retail Price: $170

Why and How..?

You better work on getting your sneaker Karma up when the time comes for this sick drop. BUT you MUST cop these babies in bulk. Check out the resale hysteria that’s already happening with this Jordan 1 Shadow. Obviously, just like the 2018’s, they won’t be an easy cop — as no OG Air Jordan 1 ever is. So, mark your calendars, set your best bots, get yourself some of the best proxies, and flip multiples of this hot Jordan. Your true sneakerhead must know the heat of such W. But in case you don’t, we guarantee you one hell of a profit with this one.

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