When it comes to Jordan Brand and retailer footwear collaborations, one can argue that few make as much noise as the projects executed with Union LA. In celebration of its 30th anniversary, the Los Angeles-based entity helmed by streetwear veteran Chris Gibbs is once again partnering up with the Jumpman family for another Air Jordan 4 collection titled “Tent and Trail that it has just officially unveiled.
Back in the 80’s and early 90’s outdoor clothing and gear was style trend omnipresent amongst city kids, and it’s this sensibility that serves as the inspiration for this newest capsule. The two-piece assemblage was designed to reflect that of the colors and materials utilized on hiking boots, bubble goose jackets and camping backpacks from this era. First on the roster is the Air Jordan 4 “Desert Moss” offering, which unites a rich yellow hue that is laid down on the suede mudguards and eyestays with contrasting “Dark Iris” quarters, collars and toe boxes. Hits of “Turquoise Blue” also make an appearance atop the lower eyelets and heel counter that hosts the more favored Nike Air branding.
Its release sibling — the “Taupe Haze” makeup — arrive executed with suede overlays dialed to its titular shade while “Roma Green” accents spill onto the forefoot eyelets and heels. “Blue Fury” accents follow suit and drop off onto the interior lining and exposed Air Jordan banners on the tongues.
For more footwear news, detailed shots of the Air Jordan 4 “Lightning” have emerged.