Using the Japanese rising sun as inspiration, Tinker Hatfield created the Air Jordan 12 as the first Air Jordan to utilize Nike’s Zoom Air technology.

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One of the original releases from 1997, the “Taxi” colorway features a White leather upper with Black on the toe panel, Gold upper eyelets completed with Red and Yellow accents.

For 2019, Jordan Brand debuted the “Reverse Taxi” Air Jordan 12 in the traditional color blocking of the “Taxi” iteration. It features a Black nubuck upper, Gold upper eyelets, White rubber sole with Red and Yellow accents.

Check out both Air Jordan 12s, and let us know which was the better release by casting your vote below.

Air Jordan 12 Taxi

Air Jordan 12 Taxi

Air Jordan 12 Taxi

Air Jordan 12 Taxi

Air Jordan 12 Taxi

Air Jordan 12 Taxi

Air Jordan 12 Taxi

Air Jordan 12 Reverse Taxi

Air Jordan 12 Reverse Taxi

Air Jordan 12 Reverse Taxi

Air Jordan 12 Reverse Taxi

Air Jordan 12 Reverse Taxi

Air Jordan 12 Reverse Taxi

Air Jordan 12 Reverse Taxi