Drawing inspiration from the iconic Air Jordan 1 . the Air Jordan 1 Mid features similar design elements as the original . but is updated with modern materials for a spin on the shoe that started an on-court sensation back in 1985. The AJ 1 is a piece of basketball and sneaker history. The timeless design is still popular today decades after the original debuted . so make sure you add this historic shoe to your rotation. Combination of full-grain leather and nubuck upper materials with a perforated toe area for a durable yet comfortable fit. Protective midsole that houses an encapsulated Air-Sole unit that work together for added impact protection. Solid rubber outsole with deep flex grooves and a basketball-specific circular traction pattern to offer increased traction. Mid.