The Air Jordan 12 “Playoff” is dressed in a black leather upper with white overlays on the medial and later mudguard, as well as silver accents on the top two eyelets and the Jumpman branding on the lateral side. The tongue features a red Jumpman logo with “Two 3” stitched down the tongue and the Jordan tag utilized down on the heel tab.

A white Phylon midsole with a red “23” appearing on the outsole heel. The Jordan 12 was also the first Air Jordan to feature Zoom Air which is a full-length setup. Additionally, a carbon fiber plate is utilized for rigidity and herringbone traction finish off the sneaker.