The Air Jordan I and II both featured a somewhat tradional toebox in terms of leather basketball shoes. Perforations around the toebox were used for ventilation. The Air Jordan III changed that tradition. It was the first Air Jordan model to have a "clean" toebox design without perforations and it became the standard for nearly every Air Jordan model that followed, not to mention the countless other sneakers that used the same approach over the years.
The Smooth Toebox Trend Is Started