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.
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.
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.
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!!!