When we first brought news of an Air Jordan 5 to make use of the famed “grape” colorway, we called it a new take on the “Black Grape” from 2013. As more information on these has started to we now have opportunity to clarify and correct those initial reports.
This sneaker is not a spin on that previously mentioned colorway, it seems that it will be its own distinctive Air Jordan 5. Although we do not have leaked images at this juncture, it is expected that this Jordan 5 will sport a grape nubuck upper complemented with black and new emerald accenting. A black and new emerald midsole and a translucent outsole would round out the aesthetic of this sneaker.
The status of branding ( Nike Air or Jumpman) is unknown at this time.
The “Alternate Grape” Air Jordan 5 has an expected release of sometime in April 2020. It will likely be available at nike.com and select Jordan Brand retailers. What the retail price will be is not known yet.
Air Jordan 5
Grape Ice/Black-Clear-New Emerald
Here are mockups by both @houseofheat and @zsneakerheadz of what this shoe could look like.