The Air Jordan 12 originally released in 1996-97.Air Jordan 12 GS “Red Velvet” Designed by Tinker Hatfield, the sneaker is inspired by the Japanese flag Nisshoki as well as a 19th Century women’s dress boot. The sneaker features Zoom Air as well as carbon fiber.The Taxi Air Jordan 12 will release just like the originals while featuring a White, Black, Taxi and Red color scheme. Across the uppers is White leather while Black lands on the reptile overlay, liner, heel and outsole. In addition, the outsole will feature a Red Jumpman while Yellow lands on the carbon fiber and 23.This shoe was again something totally new when it came to design. The way the ribbed leather seemed to go all the way to down to the ground due to the match in color with the midsoles, really made people turn their heads.