words // Brandon Richard
If you've been part of the online sneaker community for a while, you've probably seen the name carter1203 mentioned a time or two. If that name doesn't sound familiar, then you've definitely come across one of the many rare Air Jordan samples he owns. The latest rare gem that Carter shows us comes in the form of the always-popular Air Jordan XI, dressed in a colorway that has never made it to retail.
The upper on this pair is constructed with white leather and mesh, but the patent leather mudguard is done in a never-before-seen bright orange. Reminiscent of the 'Citrus' Air Jordan XI Low, which Carter also owns in sample mid-cut form, the shoe also features orange hits on the ankle Jumpman and '23' detailing on the heel. The inner liner and heel tab are black, while a white midsole and translucent rubber outsole complete the look below.
Take a look at a few images of the shoe below and let us know what you think about this sample. Would this be a shoe you'd be interested in seeing release or is it better off left as a sample?