The Air Jordan 13 hasn’t celebrated a milestone anniversary throughout 2020 as some of its counterparts have, but it’s remained in headlines thanks to ESPN’s « The Last Dance » docu-series, the Jordan Women’s Reign and a handful of solid colorways. For 2021, the panther-inspired model is rumored to launch in a « Black/Court Purple/White » makeup sure to instantly sell out. An early mock-up of the pair suggests that the release will follow that of an inaugural option, as the upper is split between the two darkest aforementioned hues. Unlike the Jordan 13 « Bred, » however, the forthcoming retro is depicted with a dimpled leather vamp-to-heel overlay instead of a mesh variant. A holographic eye remains at the lateral heel, while the upper’s suede component indulges in « Court Purple » (which has had a stellar 2020); part of the midsole also partakes in the rich color, while the panther paw-reminiscent outsole grooves revert back to a « Black » makeup. In a move that’s somewhat of an eyebrow-raiser, the outsoles have been dipped in a contrasting « White » arrangement, which may lead some consumers to pick up a Sharpie marker or spray paint can .