I thought the Jordan Melo M10 was going to be at the Holiday Preview and I realized it wasn’t there once I got back to California.
Yes, you’ve seen them before – by now – but this is my take on them… performance wise of course. Midsole, outsole and cushion setup will be exactly the same as the Air Jordan XX8 and XX8 SE. The upper is quite a bit different. Adaptive Fit is in place but they’ve taken away the synthetics and replaced them with raw materials – much like the CP3.VII – they will have a slightly different feel when you wear them… especially after they’ve been broken in. The Carbon Fiber at the heel has been replaced by TPU and that shouldn’t do much of anything to their performance at all… same concept, just different materials.
So… why bother with the Melo M10 if there is a XX8/ XX8 SE? Simple… these are for me… and others like me. If you prefer synthetic uppers then grab the XX8 SE but if you prefer leathers, nubucks etc. then this is where its at. Like I said above, similar to the CP3.VII… 90′s style and materials but with modern tech. Can’t really go wrong there if you ask me.
In case you are wondering, I’d pick the Melo M10 over the XX8 SE because they use raw materials.