This particular Air Jordan I colorway is a trademark in Jordan Brands prestigious history, fashioned by MJ himself the Air Jordan I (1) bred colorway is an icon of the sneaker culture. The Air Jordan I (1) Banned edition symbolizes an era of fashion revolution, jeans, sneakers, t-shirts were tailored to a more eclectic individual. Bright colorways began dominating youth culture and colorways never matched together were placed on sneakers and clothing. An embossed X is swabbed on the back of this shoe to symbolize the NBA's displeasure with Michael Jordan and Nike during the time of the original debut of this shoe 10.18.1985. The NBA tried restricting MJ from wearing this shoe because of its untraditional colorway.