20 Air Jordan 6 Samples That Never Released

by Brandon Richard

There are many classic Air Jordans, but only one has the distinction of being Michael Jordan’s first championship shoe.

Perhaps for that reason, Jordan Brand has been more selective with the Air Jordan 6 than they have been with other models since its 1991 launch. Only 26 different styles (including lows) have been released, with 6 new colorways introduced last year alone. To put that number in perspective, there’s almost as many sample pairs that never made it to production, 20 of which are listed below.

Pattern

Air Jordan VI 6 Pattern Sample

Year: 1991

 

 

Carmine #23

Air Jordan VI 6 Carmine #23 Sample

Year: 1991

 

 

Batman Boots

Air Jordan VI 6 Batman Boots Sample

Year: 1991

 

 

Reverse Infrared

Air Jordan VI 6 Reverse Infrared Sample

via Dylan Ratner

Year: 2000

 

 

Men of Honor

Air Jordan VI 6 Men of Honor

Year: 2000

 

 

Kanye West

Air Jordan VI 6 Kanye West DONDA Sample

Year: 2008

 

 

Lakers

Air Jordan VI 6 Lakers White Midsole Sample

via OregonSole

Year: 2009

 

 

History of Flight (Clear Sole)

Air Jordan VI 6 History of Flight Clear Sole Sample

via Sneaker News

Year: 2009

 

 

History of Flight (Red Sole)

Air Jordan VI 6 History of Flight Red Sole Sample

via btn_16

Year: 2009

 

 

Rainbow

Air Jordan VI 6 Rainbow Sample

Year: 2009

 

 

60/40

 Air Jordan VI 6 60/40 Sample

via Sneaker News

Year: 2010

 

 

Pantone

Air Jordan VI 6 Pantone Sample

via btn_16

Year: 2010

 

 

Pantone 284

Air Jordan VI 6 Pantone 284 Sample

Year: 2010

 

 

Anniversary

Air Jordan VI 6 Anniversary Sample

Year: 2010

 

 

Pistons Home

Air Jordan VI 6 Detroit Pistons Home Sample

via Modern Notoriety

Year: 2010

 

 

Georgetown

Air Jordan VI 6 Georgetown Sample

via Sneaker News

Year: 2012

 

 

XX8 Days of Flight

Air Jordan VI 6 XX8 Days of Flight Sample

Year: 2013

 

 

Infrared

Air Jordan VI 6 Infrared 2014 Sample

via @oscar_castillo

Year: 2014

 

 

All-Red

Air Jordan VI 6 All-Red Sample

via Modern Notoriety

Year: 2014

 

 

Brazil

Air Jordan VI 6 Brazil USA Sample

Year: 2014