The most beautiful retro Jordan 5 shoe of all time

Jan 27, 2021 Blog

Air Jordan 5 is the 5th generation of Jordan sneaker “flyers”, this generation of sneakers designed by famous Jordan shoe designer Tinker Hatfield. A feature of the AJ5 born in 1989 is the design inspired by the famous Mustang fighter. The huge 3M reflective tongue on the shoe body, the side air mesh and the transparent rubber outsole are all outstanding designs of the AJ5.

Air Jordan 5 x Trophy Room Ice Blue shoes

In 2019, Jordan’s son Marcus – who also runs the shoe store Trophy Room – debuted with one of the most beautiful Air Jordan 5 collabs we’ve seen in a while. The shoe is available in a red suede version for friends and family although the pair reached retailers with “Ice Blue”.


Light blue suede material makes this a standout shoe instantly when you put it on your feet. As for the midsole, it is white while shark teeth are red. Overall, it’s a nice design that looks great in anyone’s collection.

However, you should also keep in mind that collab versions between the Trophy Room and Jordan have never been cheap. With this Ice Blue color scheme, the price is about more than 1,000 USD, in addition, the University Red color scheme has reached 5,000 USD, becoming one of the most expensive color schemes in the JD5 series.

Air Jordan 5 Doernbecher shoes

What makes this shoe so great is the incredible story behind it. For the uninitiated, every year Nike associates with Doernbecher Hospital to produce a collection of patient sneakers. This Air Jordan 5 became famous for the way it paid homage to the late poet Isaac Arzate.


The shoe has his date of birth printed and while the upper part is covered with words from a poem he wrote just before his death. His baseball and basketball jersey numbers are placed on the side in his honor. Not to mention, these shoes glow in the dark and give off a beautiful blue hue. Overall, there is a sense behind these shoes and they will forever be a classic in the history of Doernbecher collaborations.