Nike Basketball Release “Year of the Snake” Versions of the Kobe 8 System and Air Zoom Huarache 2K4
Not content with just the Air Force 1 “Year of the Snake” CMFTs, Nike has also unveiled “Year of the Snake” versions of the Kobe 8 System and Air Zoom Huarache 2K4. First up, the Kobe 8 System which is available in two lifestyle versions and one performance version. The first lifestyle model is presented in a stealthy all-black colorway with a snakeskin-textured leather upper, olive branding, and a translucent blue sole. The second lifestyle version features a red suede, one-piece Vac-Tech upper with gold branding, and a blue outsole. The performance variant features a red and black Engineered Mesh upper with silver accents and branding, a red sole, and a speckled black midsole. Inspired by Chinese kung-fu, the shoe features four symbols on the outsole representing speed, vision, precision and versatility. Finally, there is the Huarache 2K4 which gets an update with red snake print leather at the heel and forefoot, gold stitching at the heel and toe signifying good luck, and a purple-lined Swoosh.