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Comparative Review Between Off-White x Air Jordan 1 Review: ‘UNC’ and ‘Chicago’

As the “UNC” iteration of the OFF WHITE Jordan 1s released, it has been popular in the sneaker world , Compare with the OFF WHITE x Air Jordan 1 Chicago, what is the difference ?

We will check it today.

The Chicago’s  concept features the “Everything In Quotes” motif through labeling each individual shoelace and the “AIR” on the midsole, oversizing the Swoosh and connecting it to the model in contrast blue and orange stitching, and even adding additional off-white panels on the heel for a literal nod to the brand’s name.

Then deconstructed Swooshes with orange threading, wings logo on the collar, “AIR” branding on the midsole, and branded text on the medial wall of the shoe.  

Chicago’s shoe box is a special and unique. The “Jumpman” on the shoe box cover combines the classic concepts of Jordan  and off white. UNC  shoe box used  the OG shoe box in 1985 , but it is a new design of this box , the separate shoe cover built-in transparent plastic at the shoe box, which we can  see the shoes inside  directly . So for a lot people , they will choose this kind of box, it is special.


Just open the wrapping paper ,  it is show the Off white and Nike design , also their first cooperation . Then the UNC just fresh and new with the off white and nike logo , it is followed the Jordan 1 in  1985 .


Shoes laces are also a little different. Corresponding to the different colors of the shoes, Chicago has black laces in addition to the original black laces. It also have the orange, white, and green tri-color laces. UNC  have the blue color laces , in addition to the original white laces ,orange  color laces .


For the material , the Chicago used the leather with seems kind of the mesh material , it will be a little worn  if  wear long time or the hot weather. but for the UNC , it is updating , UNC usedPremium leather and mesh construction on the upper which more strong and durability  , it is avoiding the happened .

For the heel part , the UNC will used the thin foam compare with Chicago , the Chicago will be thick and comfortable , also the tongue part also the same station .

Chicago’s insoles are printed with off white and the ten series logos, while North Carolina blue is the logo for nike air.

Also there are the picture inside :

Overall, The new “UNC” colorway will be fresh and the Chicago always the classic one in the sneaker world . Also the UNC will be upgrade  in some part , So which shoes will you choose ?