The Neutral Grey 1s are back as Lows, baby.
Now, we know sneakerheads may be thinking, “Didn’t the low-top Neutral Greys already drop?” Yes indeed. Back in 2021, the Jordan bestowed fans with two Neutral Grey gifts: the Air Jordan 1 High ’85 and the
Now, the Jordan Brand is bringing back the “Neutral Grey”, this time as an Air Jordan 1 ’85 Low rumored to release on October 25 on
Remember the ’85 part, because it’s important.
See, the AJ1 ’85 Low will follow in the footsteps of its 2021 high-top predecessor, crafted according to the Jordan 1’s original 1985 design specifications. The results are typically copy-paste colorways, similar material make-up, and an overall slimmer look relatively consistent with the OG pairs.
The AJ1 ’85 Low looks much sleeker shape-wise compared to the 2021 Lows. The latest even appears to be aged with a seemingly deliberately-yellowed midsole — vintage details more commonly seen with
Fans of the 2021 high-tops can expect the same textures on the forthcoming Lows, including that crisp white leather paneling meeting the faint grey suede on the heel tab and Swoosh. Fun fact: The OG Neutral Grey 1s from the 80s came in all leather.
When bringing back a classic, the Jordan Brand tends to lean into the original design as much as possible. But there have been some cases lately (cough,