The Air Jordan VI had a new design by Tinker Hatfield and released in 1991. The Original 5 colorways were: Black/Infrared, White/Infrared, White/ Carmine-Black, White/Sport Blue, and Off White/Maroon. The Air Jordan VI introduced a reinforcement around the toe, It had two holes in the tongue, and a molded heel tab on the back of the sneaker (Demanded by Jordan so it wouldn't hit his Achilles tendon). Like the Air Jordan V this sneaker also had Clear rubber/"Icy" Soles. The Air Jordan VI was the last Air Jordan to feature the Nike Air logo on it.
Later that year the Bulls defeats the Lakers in the 1991 NBA Finals, with Jordan named as the most valuable player. That was also the first NBA Championship won by Jordan and the Bulls. The Jordan VI was also seen in the film White Men Can't Jump, which was produced in 1991 and released one year later.
The Air Jordan VI has been re-retro'ed many times since its original release in 1991, Notable releases were in 2000, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2010, and 2012.
In 7 years with 6 shoes and just one ring. In addition to a Porsche-inspired rear pull tab and Visible Air the AJ 6 is the first Jordan with an inner bootie. Its striking design serves as a monument to Jordan's efforts and a signpost for the greatness that lies ahead as he captures both league and Finals MVP.
The Air Jordan VI was originally released in 1991. It was retroed in 2000, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012.