Don't let your kiddo sleep on the soon-to-be iconic Kids' Grade School Air Jordan Retro 12 Basketball Shoes. These retros pay homage to the original 12's, released in 1996, but with a new twist: waterproof uppers made of nylon and leather play with contrasting black and white for a classically cool sneaker inspired by the legendary Tinker Hatfield. Phylon midsoles and a full-length Zoom Air unit round out the shoe, as well as carbon fiber shanks and a modified herringbone outsole that help keep the shoe as structurally sound as it is functional for day-to-day wear.
These J's hold a special place in the vault, too: the original 12's pounded the hardwood during Jordan's 5th NBA Championship. Your kiddo will love slipping on the retro version for a blast from the past so they can pay tribute to His Airness for a truly iconic statement.