When people heard that the Converse Aerojams were rereleasing it got a mixed response. For many old sneakerheads it was a dream come true. The release brings back nostalgic memories of years past, as well as kicks many owned as adolescence. And for many young sneakerheads they were not only oblivious to the shoe, but also to the player that wore them. So allow SneakerFits to give you young ones a crash course. The Aerojams were a sneaker worn by Larry Johnson. Not the running back, the UNLV Running Rebels SF/PF that was drafted to the Charlotte Hornets. He was a tenacious player that put down monster dunks and posterized players. He gained much fame and popularity from his Converse sneaker campaign which had him dressed up as a grandmom named “Grandmama”. It’s one of the best and most memorable sneaker campaigns EVER! Class over, and now for the SF…
For the SneakerFits today we wanted to highlight the varsity jacket. They’re coming back into prominence and several dope brands are creating them. The varsity jacket style is basically the jacket high school players are given when they excel in sports. So on the left side we went with a a grey varsity jacket with black sleeves. Under the jacket you could wear a thermal, henley, tee, button down, or whatever you’d like. Down low we kept the jeans all black. For the hat we wanted to get some of the color from the kicks so we went with a Panthers hat which has the same blue color.
On the right side our varsity jacket has a dope old school sports feel with the brand name across the chest. The name is the same color as the accent on the kicks creating continuity. Another dope spot is that this jacket has a number on the sleeveve like authentic varsity jackets do. For the legs went with khaki colored cargo pants. You can never go wrong with khaki. Also the gum sole matches well with the pants. For the hat we went with Larry Johnson’s team the Charlotte Hornets. And shoutout to #TeamKOF member @aheroamongmen who wants the Hornets back. Make sure you tag #sneakerfits so we can see what you rocked. And remember classics like the Aerojams never die!
Where To Get The Look:
Right Look: Hat: Charlotte Hornets Black & Team Colors by New Era, Jacket: Atversal Sandlot Varsity Jacket by Atversal Ambition Clothing by Allen Jermaine, Pants: The Commuter Cargo Pants in Harvest Gold by Levi’s
Sneakers: Converse Cons Collection Aerojam (Available Now)