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Will Smith Actor's Fresh Prince of Bel-Air character inspires the Air Jordan 5 “Grape”

Smith’s character was known for his flashy outfits and use of bright colors in the TV show that also boasts a huge influence in the chronicles of pop culture history.

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(Sneakernews.com)

Veteran actor, comedian and rapper, Will Smith's flashy outfits and use of colors from the iconic TV show, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air inspires the Nike Air Jordan 5 “Grape”.

play The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air inspired laceless Nike Air Jordan 5 “Grape” (Sneakerjamz)

 

Will Smith's Fresh Prince inspired Air Jordan 5 “Grape” characteristics

The Air Jordan 5 “Grape” is undoubtedly one of the most-loved AJ5 colorways in the brand’s history with its mix of white, purple, and aqua screams epochal early 90’s style.

The Jordan brand which earlier in 2013 acknowledged the Fresh Prince's influence on the silhouette's legacy with the "Bel-Air" 5s is taking the show's inspiration further with the recently announced 2018 iteration of “Grape” 5s.

Smith’s character was known for his flashy outfits and use of bright colors in the TV show that also boasts a lofty standing in the annals of pop culture history.

play A young Will Smith wore the Air Jordan 5 laceless in the opening credits and throughout the show’s first season (Sneakenews.com)

 

Hard-core fans of the TV show might remember that a young Will Smith wore the Air Jordan 5 laceless in the opening credits and throughout the show’s first season run which is the most instantly noticeable design twist on the Nike Air Jordan 5 “Grape”.

The Jordan Brand has removed the normal laces and lace lock, and covered all the eyelets with a premium tumbled white leather. Smith and his character’s Philly heritage is also acknowledged via a debossed.

Fresh prince's Philadelphia heritage, acknowledged with “West Philadelphia” written directly above the tongue mesh of the Air Jordan 5 grape 2018 play Fresh prince's Philadelphia heritage, acknowledged with “West Philadelphia” written directly above the tongue mesh of the Air Jordan 5 grape 2018 (Sneakerjamz)

 

Due to the Fresh prince's Philadelphia heritage, acknowledged with “West Philadelphia” hit directly above the tongue mesh, the shoe also boasts Fresh Prince-inspired insoles and classic Nike branding.

According to Sneakernews.com, these unique Jordan 5s is to arrive on Will Smith's 50th birthday, September 25.

Watch out for these amazing pair of kicks!!!

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