Where to Buy the Air Jordan 3 'Desert Elephant'
The Air Jordan 3 is one of the most iconic shoes in Michael Jordan’s signature line and continues to be a mainstay of Jordan Brand’s offering year round! There’s always a hot new colourway that’s being prepared to release, and this week it’s the ‘Desert Elephant’. A highly anticipated pair, the ‘Desert Elephant’ was first rumoured back in October 2021, however was originally called ‘Desert Cement’. It wasn’t until May of 2022 when imagery started rolling in along with release dates.
The most iconic part of the AJ3 is the elephant print, which usually can be seen on the overlays. For this desert-themed iteration, Team Swoosh flipped the script, using the ‘Black Cement’ template however adorning the mudguard and rear heel in a luxe dark brown leather. Elsewhere, the upper remains in black, with tan touches around the collar, eyestays and outsole. The quality on these seems to be top notch, so don’t sleep!
While the Air Jordan 3 ‘Desert Elephant’ released in select regions in June, a bunch of retailers in the EU and US have announced they’ll be stocked come July 30. Peep our Where to Buy guide below.