In the eleven years since its last release, every other original colorway of the Air Jordan XIII has seen a return to retail with one glaring exception- the ”Playoff” XIII.
This long of a hiatus was not the was not the initial plan, as a slated return in 2017 did not come to fruition. News has surfaced that this long-awaited colorway is finally making its return in 2023.
As far out in front of this highly anticipated release as we currently stand, there are no available images but the expectation (and hope) that the upcoming version will be a faithful recreation of its 1998 and its 2011 forbearers in that it should sport a black tumbled leather upper overlaid with black sidepanels and suede of the same hue. A red Jumpman encircled by yellow , with the same yellow present on the ”JORDAN” at the bottom of the lacing system. The hologram on the lateral ankle completes an upper that sits atop a black midsole and white ”paws” and a red-bordered outsole with white traction sections.
The ”Playoff” Air Jordan XIII is planned to release in February 2023 at nike.com and select retail establishments. They will carry a 210 USD sticker price.
Air Jordan XIII Black/True Red-White 414571-062 $210 February 2023
The images below are that of the 2011 version