For those keeping track on Twitter, Nike has been full of surprises lately. Following the out-of-the-blue launch of the “Red October” Nike Air Yeezy 2s, NIKEiD is bringing new flavor to five featured silhouettes. The Nike LeBron 11, Nike Kobe 8, Nike KD VI, Nike Air Force 1 High and Nike Air Force 1 Low compose the new “Gumbo” collection. In line with All-Star Weekend, these New Orleans offerings see both men’s and women’s size runs of the sneakers, updated with the likes of glow-in-the-dark outsoles and graphic lining. The “Gumbo” collection is available now at NikeiD.
Years ago, picking up a kick colorway worn on court by your favorite player was near impossible if the local mall didn’t stock it. Thanks to the rise of online personalization possibilities, picking up an exclusive makeup made famous on the NBA hardwood is easier than ever. This season, NIKEiD has simplified the process even more by lacing some of the game’s biggest names in themed iD variations of the top silos in basketball. Spawned by the Swoosh and pre-picked out on NIKEiD, a host of talked about takes have starred on the likes of J.R. Smith, Chris Paul and many more. Check out some of our favorites from our Kicks On Court column in the gallery below.
2013 is Black Mamba’s year according to the Chinese Zodiac, and NikeiD has taken consideration of the festivities. Recently, NikeiD revealed samples of the Nike Kobe 8 iD ?Year of the Snake? via Facebook. Using an assortment of colors, one can make a Nike Kobe 8 iD to their liking with the ?Year of the Snake? motif. Available now on Nike Store, how will you create a Nike Kobe 8 ?Year of the Snake? iD?