The Air Jordan 12 is a basketball shoe designed by Tinker Hatfield and released by Nike. It was first released in 1996 and was worn by Michael Jordan during the 1996-1997 season. The shoe features a leather or nubuck upper, with a unique design inspired by the Japanese rising sun flag. The shoe also features a phylon midsole and a zoom air unit in the heel for cushioning, as well as a rubber outsole for traction. The Air Jordan 12 is a popular choice among Jordan fans and sneaker enthusiasts, and is still available for purchase. Over the years it has been re-released in various colorways and materials, and it's considered one of the most iconic Air Jordan models.