In 1986 . Bruce Kilgore defied conventional footwear design with the Air Jordan 2. He stripped the shoe of intricacies and focused instead on the asymmetrical and textural aspects while still maintaining maximum performance elements. Re-released in 2004 . the Air Jordan 2 Retro ‘2004’ sports the original color scheme . with a white leather upper and black detailing on the laces . lining and midsole. The colorway is highlighted by the Varsity Red accents on the heel counter . outsole . lining and tab.