A Closer Look at the Nike Kobe 9 Elite “Hero”

StyleComments ⋅ May 1, 2014
First revealed as part of Nike Basketball’s 2014 Elite Series, the “Hero” edition of the Kobe 9 takes the spotlight in a new set of shots. Marked by its detail-packed woven upper and extra-high collar, the shoe gets a nice contrast...

Nike Launches Star-Studded “Winner Stays” 2014 World Cup Short Film

LifestyleComments ⋅ Apr 25, 2014
When you’re a young kid playing sports, you tend to obsess over professional athletes. This is especially true with soccer, where national team members carry their country’s hopes and dreams for glory – and everyone has a favorite player....

Nike Basketball 2014 Elite Series “Gold” Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 9, 2014
“As the playoffs begin on April 19, every game becomes increasingly worth its weight in gold.” With that in mind, Nike Basketball presents “Gold” editions of its 2014 Elite Series footwear. Reflecting the “gold standard&...

A Closer Look at the Nike Kobe 9 Elite Team

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 5, 2014
Set to drop next weekend is the latest colorway of the Kobe 9 Elite, the Team version from the upcoming Nike Elite Team collection. Paying homage to Kobe’s Lakers, the Kobe 9 Elite Team features a purple and gold Flyknit upper with metallic pur...

Nike Basketball 2014 Easter Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 27, 2014
As spring slowly breaks through winter’s cold grasp and Easter appears on the horizon, Nike typically delivers a pair of sneakers inspired by the springtime holiday and its hallmark pastels. This time around however, a collection of three player-excl...

Nike Basketball 2014 Elite Series “Hero” Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 25, 2014
Designed to the real-life superhero-like specifications of LeBron James, Kevin Durant, and Kobe Bryant Nike Basketball presents the “Hero” edition of its 2014 Elite Series footwear. While the “Team” collection offered hyperize...

Nike & Foot Locker Present “The Kobe Light Bulb”

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 12, 2014
Continuing its campaign of imaginative storylines for its Kobe 9 Elite collection, Nike teamed up with Foot Locker to present a new commercial. Seeking to highlight Kobe Bryant’s undying pursuit of perfection and creativity on the court, the tw...

Nike Basketball 2014 Elite Series Team Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 11, 2014
As the NBA regular season winds down and the playoffs approach, Nike Basketball presents the Elite Series Team Collection for 2014′s quest for the coveted Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy. Designed to the exact specifications of LeBron J...

Nike & Foot Locker Present “The Kobe Piano”

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 5, 2014
In the time that Kobe Bryant has been inactive this season, many would wonder how one of the league’s greatest players spends his off time. Nike and Foot Locker convened to imagine this situation, presenting a new commercial: “The Kobe Pi...

Nike Kobe 9 Elite “Masterpiece” Exhibition @ X158 Recap

StyleComments ⋅ Feb 24, 2014
The Nike Kobe 9 Elite recently appeared at a special exhibition at the Nike X158 concept store in Shanghai. Titled “Masterpiece,” the installation likened the new shoe to an unstoppable bullet as it entered through a wall at the back befo...

Nike Basketball 2014 “NOLA Gumbo League” Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 28, 2014
With the NBA All-Star weekend less than a month away, Nike reveals the NOLA Gumbo League collection consisting of the KD VI Illusion, Kobe 9 Elite Maestro, and the LeBron 11 Gator King. Inspired by the official cuisine of the state of Louisiana both...

Nike Kobe 9 Elite Limited Edition NRG Colorways

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 26, 2014
Fresh off the unveiling of three new colorrways for the Kobe 9 Elite, Nike has surprised again with a duo of limited edition NRG colorways for the silhouette. Consisting of a black/white-volt and a black/silver reflective-gray colorway, this new duo...

Nike Kobe 9 Elite Masterpiece Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 26, 2014
Three new colorways to the Nike Kobe 9 Elite surface telling a rich story of the Black Mamba’s past and present, all while paying homage to two historical figures. All three new colorways are set for a March release; The INSPIRATION (March 1),...

Nike Kobe VIII “Prelude”

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 21, 2014
When designer Eric Avar set out to create Kobe Bryant’s eighth signature sneaker, one of the Black Mamba’s wishes trumped all else: for the shoe to act as a direct extension of the foot to keep him as close to the court as possible while...

Nike Kobe 9 Lifestyle “Year of the Horse”

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 20, 2014
Part of its upcoming range of “Year of the Horse” footwear and apparel, Nike presents the Kobe 9 Lifestyle “Year of the Horse.” This take on Kobe’s lifestyle shoe features a black pony hair upper with a silver heel panel...