S otheby's is proud to present, The Christopher Wallace Air Jordan XIII, an exclusive primary market offering of 23 pairs of The Christopher Wallace Air Jordan XIII, in partnership with The Jordan Brand, and the Christopher Wallace Memorial Foundation, in celebration of the commencement of the “Jordan Year.”
Originally created in 2017, in celebration of Wallace’s 45th birthday, the Christopher Wallace Air Jordan XIII, has remained under lock and key, until recently.
Now, in 2023, the year that represents Jordan’s iconic number and the 50th anniversary of Hip Hop, Jordan Brand, and the Christopher Wallace Memorial Foundation are auctioning 23 pairs exclusively at Sotheby’s.
Dressed in a predominantly black and anthracite upper, The Christopher Wallace Air Jordan XIII features images and phrases that celebrate Notorious B.I.G., his legacy, and the belief and determination of the icon.
A silhouette of Wallace is featured on both tongues, and a classic red and black flannel pattern, synonymous with The Notorious B.I.G. is throughout the sock liner and insoles.
On the tongue tag, the infamous phrases “It was all a dream” and “If you don’t know, now you know”, are featured, and the word "dream" is dawned on the metal aglets.
“If you don’t know, now you know”