The Air Jordan 3 silhouette was the first shoe to feature elephant print trim that debuted in 1988. Since then, there have been a lot of inspired sneaker releases that featured elephant print detailing. Other than the Air Jordan 3, elephant print was a huge highlight for the Air Jordan 3LAB5 and Nike Air Foamposite Pro releases.
The Air Jordan 3LAB5 “Elephant Print” features a scientific design with the periodic table graphic found on the inner tongue representing the 3LAB5. The base of the model is decked out in a full elephant print base in Cement Grey with Gamma Blue accents for appeal coming packaged in a holographic box.
Jordan Brand officially debuted the Air Jordan 3LAB5 “Elephant Print” on Saturday, September 21st, 2013 and retailed for $225 USD.
This Nike Air Foamposite Pro “Elephant Print” featured a full elephant print Foam shell with a Wolf Grey upper, Black bold Swoosh logos in their respective areas – toe area, back heel, tongue, and sides, finished with Hyper Pink accents found on the tongues, back heel tab, lace tips and outsole.
Nike Sportswear officially debuted the Nike Air Foamposite Pro “Elephant Print” on Saturday, October 11th, 2014 and retailed for $250 USD.
Now after looking at each model, which do you think was the better release? Also, do you think both brands should release a “Cement Print” silhouette on the next LAB series Air Jordan and a potential upcoming Nike Air Foamposite colorway? Cast your vote below and speak your mind in the comments section below.