The sneaker, set to go on sale in October, incorporates technical materials such as microfiber and mesh.
Katie and Essie are two Black women breaking down barriers for plus-size women in the streetwear and sneaker space.
The buildout dedicated to female creatives and partners debuts in Los Angeles and will head to global Jumpman locations.
The collection is part of Jordan’s celebration of female talents and women in sneakers.
The commitment spanning 10 years will provide $1 million to local, grassroots organizations dedicated to fighting systemic racism.
NBA players are making reverberating social statements through their fashion choices, with social media as their megaphone.
“It’s the first time a Latin artist is doing a Jordan sneaker.…I’m proud to be Latino and be the first artist to do it.”
After staging spectacular pre-fall shows in Tokyo and Miami, Dior will present the next men’s collection online and with a special event in Beijing.
Dior chief executive Pietro Beccari told WWD only 8,000 pairs were up for grabs.
Customers have an opportunity to buy the limited-edition Air Jordan 1 OG Dior sneakers on a first-come, first-served basis by registering online.