The Wild New Air Jordan Sneakers Are Getting Absolutely Destroyed

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Nike unveiled the brand new Air Jordan XX8’s yesterday, and the early reviews are terrible.The shoe, which will retail for $250 is February, has been called “super dumb,” “awful,” and “the ugliest sneakers I’ve ever seen” by sports bloggers.

Sneaker fans were even less kind, taking to Twitter and likening the shoe’s zip-up design to “aqua socks.”

The shoe’s major design element — the zip-up “shroud” that covers the outside — is the key point of criticism.

When you unzip them, there is a fairly standard electric-green sneaker underneath and, in our opinion, they don’t look as weird when they’re actually on your feet.

You be the judge.

One zipped, one unzipped

The actual sneaker

Basketball Jones blogger Trey Kerby tried them on. They don't look as bad on the feet

On the feet, unzipped

The tongue peaking through the zipper

The heel

The toe

The zipper is a piece of cloth, not metal like the LeBron's

How do they compare with the other big shoe of the day

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