Original Story (03/05/21): As Jordan Brand continues to prepare for the Holiday 2021 season, there comes another addition to the lineup, a new suede-toe edition of the classic Air Jordan 12 “Taxi.”

The shoe will follow a Metallic Gold, black and white color scheme for a classy revival of the ’97 colorway. While the colorway has seen a couple retros over the years, this time the shoe’s white leather upper will be paired with a black suede mudguard. Gold eyelets are back, though now accompanied by extra hits of gold on the midsole, tongue and heel tab. The black suede update and extra gold details draws comparisons to 2017’s “Royalty” Air Jordan 4.

Expect this new take on the Air Jordan 12 “Taxi” to arrive October 9th for a price of $190 USD. Stay tuned to Modern Notoriety for official photos to come.

Air Jordan 12 “Taxi DMP”
Color: White/Black-Metallic Gold
Style Code: CT8013-170
Release Date: October 9, 2021
Price: $190 USD

Update (06/12/21): First look photos of this modified Air Jordan 12 “Taxi” are in. Originally expected to feature a suede mudguard, the shoe actually comes with a leather mudguard. There are additional gold accents, making this colorway more of a DMP version of the OG Taxis, though some are calling this the AJ12 “Royalty.” Grab a first look below and stay tuned for any additional updates.

Original mock-up via zsneakerheadz:


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