They feature a black durabuck upper with red and black accents, as well as a very colorful outsole. The shoe?s inner lining features a vibrant, multi-colored design. Original Jordan 8 Playoffs also features anti-inversion cross straps, poly carbonate torsion plate, air sole, and an inner sleeve similar to the Nike Air Huarache. The point of the inner sleeve was to really have the shoe conform / stick to your foot, similar to Tinker Hatfield?s intentions with the Air Jordan 7 (VII).Air Jordan Retro 8 (VIII) Playoffs feature the same design as the Originals, except that the original Playoff 8s featured a black midsole, where as these feature a grey midsole. The retro playoff 8s also feature a black upper, with anti-inversion cross straps, a poly carbonate torsion plate, air sole, and an inner sock similar to the Nike Air Huarache. The high technology used in the Air Jordan Retro 8 Playoffs Black Varsity Red White will bring super shock protection for the feet, more rapid response to the foot action, enhancing your reaction force and flexibility. The super stable lacing system creates perfect fit, comfortable supporting for you, to help your feet fit snugly.