State-of-the-art innovation meets traditional craftsmanship in the Nike Football Rebento duffle bag. The 3D printed base combines with a premium leather upper in a bold expression of technology and style. Designed for the game’s best players, only three bags have been created and will be carried by Neymar Jr., Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo this summer in Brazil. Each bag features custom gold hardware with the player’s name. The bag references the stud plate of two groundbreaking Nike football boots—the Magista and Mercurial—with a unique graphic on the base of the bag. Taking cues from the Nike Flyknit pattern of the Magista and Mercurial, the laser-sintered nylon creates an intertwined weave on the bag’s 3D printed base. The 3D print also gives the bag body and creates a lightweight, yet durable structure that allows for flex. Handcrafted, premium leather is used on the bag’s upper and straps, which seamlessly fits into the 3D printed base without the use of glue or adhesive.
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It’s that time again as Nike Basketball follows up its annual “Christmas” pack with reworked versions of the LeBron 11, Kobe 8 System and KD VI. This year, three wintertime stories are linked by special logo lace locks that connect to create custom signature ornaments.
The LeBron 11 is doused in a chilly mint color set against a Christmas green with bold red accents and a frosty translucent outsole. The unique geometry of a snowflake combines with the royal palm to create a kaleidoscopic “palmsicle” print.
The Kobe 8 System, for its part, metaphorically and quite literally sheds its skin in order to make way for the upcoming Kobe 9 Elite. The shedding skin is shown with aggressive snake scales attached to a translucent mesh shroud. Hits of neon mamba green and chrome gold help bring in the Holiday season.
Kevin Durant, meanwhile, takes the court in Christmas red with accents of gold and mint. With a twist on traditional Christmas prints, the KD VI features a Fair Isle style Christmas sweater pattern that incorporates trees, stripes and his number 35. Christmas plaid adorns the collar lining, with decorative detail worked into the metallic red Flywire upper and a mint green speckled sole.
Look for the Nike Basketball “Christmas” pack to release via Nike’s online shop on December 26.
You heard it right, Michael Jordan’s Air Jordan 12’s have sold for well over $100,000 USD thanks to a friendly relationship that MJ had with Utah Jazz ball boy Preston Truman during the 1997 NBA Finals. Preston acquired the shoes from MJ after the legendary game where he played with the Flu. These red/black 12’s were personally signed by the icon himself and Thursday morning, shattered the record price paid for a pair of game-worn shoes in any sport. According to ESPN, “Truman said the proceeds of the auction won’t go to anything ‘overly exciting,’ besides the usual college education fund for his children and car payments. Although he says selling the shoes was never about the money, he has another revenue stream for the future: a pair of game-used shoes Jordan wore in the 1998 Finals.”
We now have a few images of Kobe Bryant‘s ninth signature shoe with Nike. What seems to be a first with Nike when it comes to Kobe, is a high-top design composed of the ever popular Flyknit technology that wraps the ankle. The midsole is also made of a carbon fiber material, ditching the low top look that The Black Mamba’s shoes have been known for in the past. Take a look at the images below and let us know your thoughts.
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In the Midst of the Barkley Posite Max’s that have dropped, the shoe gaining momentum is these Kobe 8 Lifestyles. This is the first venture for Kobe being part of the Nike NSW Lifestyle and there is no subtlety about this shoe. The Kobe 8 Lifestyle’s draws inspiration from the Mexican blanket being that the upper is made of canvas and has colors similar.
This is a “quickstrike” release, and only a few retailers will be offering the Nike Kobe 8 NSW Lifestyle “Mexican Blanket.” Be sure to check online first as that will be your best bet to purchase these kicks.