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Wearing the Jordan 1 'Dark Mocha': No Travis Scott, no problem

There's no backward Nike Swoosh, but you won't miss it.

Before we go any further, you should know this pair of Jordans sold out within seconds when it launched on October 31. That said, you can still get them from apps like GOAT, though you'll have to pay about double their original price of $170.

The Dark Mocha AJ1 comes nearly two years after Nike launched its ultra hyped Air Jordan 1 High "Travis Scott," a collaboration with the superstar rapper that featured a similar color scheme — and a backward "Swoosh" logo.

Air Jordan 1 Dark Mocha (top) vs. Air Jordan 1 Travis Scott (bottom)

While the similarities between the Dark Mocha and Travis Scott AJ1s are uncanny — save for details such as the reversed Nike Swoosh — the former is good enough to stand on its own.

The black-and-brown color blocking is a sleek take on a classic, and the featured suede of such quality that it changes its brown hues as you rub your fingers through it.

And just in case you had any doubts the Travis Scott AJ1 inspired the Dark Mocha, Nike's official color style for both sneakers is identical: "Sail/Black-Dark Mocha."

1985

The year the Air Jordan 1 was introduced.

30 years later, Nike keeps finding ways to keep its Air Jordan 1 feeling fresh — and styles like the Dark Mocha are the perfect example of that.

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