Quickly nicknamed “Hornets” because of its “Midnight Navy” colorway, the Air Jordan 5 Retro released on Saturday is actually based on the works of Tinker Hatfield made in 1990. During the creative process of the Air Jordan 5 “Grape” the iconic designer from Nike had made a alternating sample entitled “Pre Grape” displaying a full navy upper in place of the White/Teal chosen for production.
Here are some exclusive pictures of the original “Pre Grape” sample never released from 1990 and original Tinker Hatfield sketches. Let us know your opinion on this original sample in the comment section.
Air Jordan 5 "Pre Grape" 1990 OG Sample,