Culture of Hoops

Tar Heel Hues: Nike Air Jordan 3 Retro by Jordan Brand

There’s been Carolina Blue, Columbia Blue, University Blue, and now Powder Blue — all are the offshoot hue of the original light blue, popularly known as the aforementioned Carolina.

With every color, there’s a tint change, but it’s always Carolina, even when it’s Powder Blue — the nickname of the latest version of the Nike Air Jordan 3 Retro ‘Powder Blue’ by Jordan Brand.

And to commemorate the release further, check out the lifestyle apparel that also goes with the new Retro.

Look below for brief notes and more looks at the Air Jordan 3 Retro, courtesy of Nike:


The Air Jordan 3 Retro ‘Powder Blue’ has landed—with a new look for a classic shoe. This distinctive colorway features a Dark Powder Blue upper with touches of Black filling. Wolf Grey accents the tongue’s Jumpman logo, inner lining and outsole. Available Saturday January 18th on


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