32. Air Jordan 2012
The biggest indictment of these black and white disasters is that the look like Shaquille O’Neal’s “Shaq’s” (failed) shoe line. When you’re trying to set the global standard for shoe culture, an unfortunate comparison is Shaq’s discount brand kicks.
Beyond the design issues, the colors are all wrong. Black and white work together on tuxedos and penguins, but not on basketball shoes. Basketball is a sport inspired by hip-hop and rap, colorful genres of music. Don’t extinguish that with black and white; throw some color on there!