Jordan Brand continues to tap into its archive to bring back "Alternate" samples that never released, including this familiar looking Air Jordan 8.

A shoe that was apparently didn't make the cut when the classic "Bugs" Air Jordan 8 made its way to production in 1993, this version features several key differences. Grey has been removed from the upper, the cross-straps feature micro-perf detailing and the strap buckles have been given a metallic finish. The chenille tongue matches and iconic midsole print are different on this pair, and a little more red than usual appears on the outsole. Unlike the original, tribal graphics line the interior, while '1993' embroidery on the pull-tabs is consistent with previous alternate releases.

The "Alternate" Jordan 8 is currently set to release on Saturday, Feb. 25 for $190.

Air Jordan 8 Retro "Alternate"
Release Date: 02/25/17
Style #: 305381-104
Price: $190

UPDATE 2/9: New beauty shots of the "Alternate" Air Jordan 8 Retro via Fice Gallery.

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