It’s time to get your sneaker knowledge up to date for 2023 – starting with some January releases that you’re probably going to want to know about. Get ready to set your alarm clocks, because these hyped drops won’t stay on shelves long!


Air Jordan 9 “Light Olive Concord”

Air Jordan 9 “Light Olive Concord”
(Source: Nike)

Jordan Brand is beginning its celebration of the Air Jordan 9's 30th Anniversary with a sleek new "Light Olive" colorway. Harkening back to the original 1993 release, this reinterpretation features suede mudguard detailing in classic olive green while dark black leather and purple/blue accents grace every other part of the silhouette. Switch out the Rope Laces to something with a little color and add some extra contrast across the top of the shoe.

Release Date: January 7, 2023

Price: $200

Lace Swap: Oxford Tan Rop Laces or Navy Blue Rope Laces


Air Jordan 5 “Dunk on Mars”

Air Jordan 5 “Dunk on Mars”(Source: Nike)

Let this WMNS AJ5 take you on an intergalactic journey! This special edition from design genius Tinker Hatfield is all about elevating your game to another realm – literally. A luxurious suede Martian Sunrise upper and cosmic accents are sure to make a statement, while signature details like spiky midsoles keep it real with classic style. And when lights shine low? Get ready for some serious sparkle as reflective elements glimmer in homage of the Milky Way's stellar beauty! A little sparkle not unique enough for you? Add some extra flare with our huge selection of Jordan Replacement Laces.

Release Date: January 14, 2023

Price: $200

Lace Swap: Sail Jordan Replacement Laces or Maze Flat Laces


Air Jordan XX3 “Year of the Rabbit”

Air Jordan XX3 “Year of the Rabbit”(Source: Nike)

Get ready sneakerheads — Jordan Brand is set to bring back a beloved favorite model in honor of the 2023 Chinese New Year. Celebrate by hopping into a pair of Air Jordans XX3 “Year of the Rabbit” sneakers, designed especially for this special holiday occasion.

The jade green and white leathers, along with touches of red and gold, leave this shoe open for numerous lace swap options to make yours stand out this year.

Release Date: January 22, 2023

Price: $260

Lace Swap: Metallic Gold/White Rope Laces or Metallic Gold/White Rope Laces v2.0


In conclusion, the 2023 New Year has finally come around, and with it, a range of new shoe releases. No matter your style preference, you can be sure to find a pair of shoes dropping this year that will fit perfectly in your wardrobe. If these January releases are showing us anything, it’s that 2023 is gonna be another great year for sneakerheads and collectors everywhere.