Nike Dunks are all the rage right now. It’s still too early at this stage to call it a comeback – maybe they’ve been cool the whole time. However, there is also an anticipation that the Dunk might finally usurp the Air Jordan 1 as the zeitgeist sneaker of the current hype wave. Given how popular both styles are, they’re appearing at the same time on social media feeds and the streets, so it’s easy to get them mixed up.
A deep dive into these popular retro basketball shoes reveals more similarities than differences, but it’s in knowing the latter that graduates a casual observer into a full-blown sneakerhead. Strap in for the full dissection.