Air Jordan is a brand of basketball footwear and athletic clothing produced by Nike, Inc. and endorsed and created for Chicago Bulls basketball player Michael Jordan. The original Air Jordan I sneaker, produced for Jordan in 1984, were released to the public in 1985. The shoes were designed for Nike by Peter Moore, Tinker Hatfield, and Bruce Kilgore.
While reading keep in mind some terms used in sneaker culture. Colorway refers to the colors used on a particular sneaker. Retro refers to sneakers that have been reintroduced and may have a few cosmetic differences. Collab is a union by an outside designer on a particular model for example the Eminem x Air Jordan 4. Deadstock sometimes shortened to DS means a shoe is unworn and has never left its box. Limited edition are sneakers that are release in limited quantities for example the concord 11s with gold eyelets.