The Jordan 1 Low can sometimes feel like Rodney Dangerfield in 2021. It can’t get no respect. It’s high counterpart is consistently rated one of the best – if not the best – sneaker of all time. We’ve taken a look at several. The Dunk Low, which is a very similar shoe check out our comparison here, is on a tear right now. Even the most out there colorways immediately sell out. Even the Jordan 1 mid, the typical butt of sneakerhead jokes, had the fearless pack with some hyped-up options.
When you picture a retro Jordan 1 or a non-SB Dunk in your head, they both probably have one thing in common: they are high tops. The 1980’s and high-top Nike basketball shoes are synonymous. However, when both of these shoes launched, the highs dropped next to lows. It’s fair to say the lows have just as much claim to being an OG retro as any high. That being said, the Dunk Low is pretty much at maximum hype right now, and the Jordan 1 sits everywhere. You might be asking: what’s the difference?