Top Air Jordan 12s Everyone Wants

Top Air Jordan 12s Everyone Wants

The Air Jordan 12 sneakers have been a staple since their debut in 1996, with a plethora of styles having been released over the last 27 years.

History of the Air Jordan 12s The iconic Air Jordan 12s were designed by Tinker Hatfield during Michael Jordan's 1996-1997 season, and its paneled design is inspired by the rays of the rising sun.

The sneakers debuted during the fifth game of The Finals, known as the legendary "flu game" where MJ was running a temperature of 39 degrees (C) but still managed to lead the team to victory.


Air Jordan XII "Taxi"

One of the OG colourways released in 1996, you might not understand the name until you look at the bright taxi yellow peaking out from the outsole.

Drake loves to make some of the most sophisticated sneakers out there, and usually with both white and black options, and the Air Jordan 12 was no different.

OVO x Air Jordan XII


This pair of sneakers was released in 2004, and were the first of the AJXII style to feature perforated leather on the paneling, but also faced backlash thanks to their name.

Air Jordan XII "Rising Sun"


Public School New York decided to take a completely minimalistic route with these sneakers, going for all-grey suede without any accent colour in sight.

PSNY x Air Jordan XII


A newer pair on the list, having been released in 2020, bright university gold dominates the sole-unit all the way up onto the mudguard.

Air Jordan 12 "University Gold"


Air Jordan 12 "Royalty"

You might think these ones look familiar, and that's because they are inspired by the retro original "Taxi" but "Royalty" drops all signs of yellow for a regal, monochromatic look with gold accents.


This colourway flipped the colours of the classic "Flu Game" sneakers while still staying true to the Chicago Bulls' colours.

Air Jordan 12 "Reverse Flu Game"


These special edition low-top AJ12 sneakers were released ahead of the Super Bowl LV, and feature a limited edition confetti-themed insole as well as the Tampa Bay area code.

Air Jordan 12 Low "Super Bowl"


These daring sneakers switch up the conventional design with a pre-worn suede mudguard and a deep maroon outsole.

A Ma Maniére x Air Jordan 12 "Black/Burgundy"


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