Reverse Black “Fire Red” 5 Custom Preview Inspired by @nicekicks

Sometimes you see an article, and it just resonates with you.  This happened to me when i saw the June 2013 article from Nicekicks titled: BACK IN BLACK: 7 UPDATED AIR JORDAN COLORWAYS INSPIRED BY THE “BLACK GRAPE” 5S

From that article i saw these Reverse Black Fire Red Jordan’s and I knew at that point i would need to try and make that vision a reality.

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“It’s been 7 years, but the true “Fire Red” 5 is back. Since the colorway seems to be on the same schedule and roadmap as the “Grape” 5, it only makes sense to black this one out too. With a black suede upper, the 5 would finally get a true “Bred” colorway. We like the nickname “Black Fire.””

I contacted JPCustomKicks to complete this task for me.  I provided the base shoe of the Air Jordan Metallic 5 (V) colorway, because i wanted to have the suede / nubuck feel that the reverse Grape 5s had.  I also wanted to go with the Black Tongue Fire Red 5 V Reverse instead of the 3M Silver Tongue (which probably would have been a better choice since the silver tongue is already on the Metallic 5s.

See more detailed pictures soon on this custom “Black Fire Red 5”

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Video Review on Heskicks Youtube channel here: