The Air Jordan 3 Retro has denim in its genes

It’s a little-known fact that, back in the late 1980s, iconic Nike designer Tinker Hatfield toyed with the idea of using black denim on the ankle of his first Jordan model, the AJ3.

Eventually he decided upon perforated leather, and the rest is history. But Jordan Brand’s newest colorway, the Air Jordan 3 Retro SE ‘Denim,’ contains a throwback nod to that original design.

The equally iconic elephant print pattern appears on denim overlays on the toe and heel, with Fire Red leather hits on the ankle, lace eyelets and logos on the tongue and heels.

The Air Jordan 3 was the first model to incorporate Michael Jordan’s now-legendary logo, and the rear of the shoe pays homage to that with a translucent Jumpman laid over the top of Nike Air badging.

Secure a piece of sneaker history when the Air Jordan 3 Retro SE ‘Denim’ releases in Men’s and Boys’ sizing on 8/27 at jdsports.com and in select JD Sports stores.

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In-store AJ3 New Release Drawing Procedure – stores listed below:

  • New Release Drawing tickets will be given out Sunday 8/23 starting at 10am local time.
  • Winners will receive a phone call on Monday 8/24. Calls will be made by 5pm local time.
  • Winners will be able to pick up their purchase on Thursday 8/27 from 10am to 7pm local time.

To adhere to local social distancing guidelines, we suggest picking up your shoes during designated windows of time:

11am – 1pm (last names beginning with A – G)
1pm – 3pm (last names beginning with H – M)
3pm – 5pm (last names beginning with N – T)
5pm – 7pm (last names beginning with U – Z)

Grab the Air Jordan 3 Retro SE ‘Denim’ on 8/22 at 10am ET on jdsports.comand at our following JD US locations:

Greenwood Park Mall 
1251 US-31 N
Greenwood, IN 46142

Cumberland Mall
1313 Cumberland Mall, 225
Atlanta, GA 30339

Mall of Georgia
3333 Buford Drive
Buford, GA 30519

Deerbrook Mall
20131 Highway 59 North
Humble, TX 77338

Houston Galleria
5085 W Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77056

First Colony Mall
16535 Southwest Freeway
150
Sugar Land, TX 77479

Memorial City Mall
217 Memorial City Mall
Houston, TX 77024

Polaris Fashion Place 
1500 Polaris Pkwy
Columbus, OH 43240

Dayton Mall
2700 Miamisburg Centerville Rd 2
296
Dayton, OH 45459

Woodfield Shopping Center
5 Woodfield Mall E120
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Lincolnwood Town Center
3333 W Touhy Ave, Room C7
Lincolnwood, IL 60712

Mall of America
245 East Broadway
E 241
Bloomington, MN 55425

Fashion Centre At Pentagon City 
1100 S Hayes St. 
Arlington, VA 22202

Roosevelt Field Mall
630 Old Country Road
Garden City, NY 11530

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