Nike Kobe 9 Low EM “Bright Mango”

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 22, 2014
The Nike Kobe 9 has been released in multiple colorways since the silhouette’s release and now the low EM version returns in a vibrant new colorway dubbed ”Bright Mango.” For this take, the sneaker is of a light-weight and breathabl...

Nike Kobe 9 Mid EXT

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 17, 2014
Nike Sportswear has introduced the Kobe 9 Mid EXT in an ominous colorway made from premium materials. Featuring an all-black snakeskin embossed leather upper – different to the Flyknit and engineered mesh uppers seen on the Elite and Elite Low...

A Closer Look at the Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low HTM Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 3, 2014
Mark Parker recently referred to the Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low HTM as a “modern classic” in his recent conversation with Gary Warnett for 032c. A creation from design heavyweights Hiroshi Fujiwara, Tinker Hatfield and Parker himself, the Elit...

Nike Kobe 9 EM “Metallic Silver”

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 1, 2014
Kobe Bryant’s signature Nike Kobe 9 EM is set to drop in a new “Metallic Silver” colorway. The newest colorway of the Kobe 9 EM features a metallic silver and black gradient across the Engineered Mesh upper with a black and white sp...

Nike Kobe 9 EM Hyper Cobalt/Photo Blue

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 19, 2014
Nike is back with a new Hyper Cobalt/Photo Blue colorway for the Kobe 9 EM. This coming drop features a graphic-heavy Engineered Mesh upper with an abstract geometric pattern in white and blue. Adding to the mix are mint Dynamic Flywire eyelets and l...

Nike Kobe 9 EM XDR CH Pack

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 10, 2014
Despite its particular popularity on American shores, basketball too strives to be a global game. LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, and even coaches like Eric Spoelstra are already international icons-to-be for the game, but one Kobe Bryant stands tall as...

A Closer Look at the Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low HTM “Black”

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 13, 2014
First highlighted back in April, Nike’s Kobe 9 Elite Low HTM is not only one of Nike Basketball’s greatest performance innovations, but perhaps one of the greatest pieces to come out of the Hiroshi Fujiwara x Tinker Hatfield x Mark Parker...

Nike Kobe 9 “Game Royal”

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 13, 2014
Nike is back with another colorful colorway of the Kobe 9 dubbed “Game Royal,” which takes inspiration from the wild cacophony of South American street art. Featuring colorful influences from the World Cup held in Brazil, the sleek silhou...

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 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&...

Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low HTM

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 8, 2014
When Nike announced the Kobe 9 Elite, it was heralded as the first performance basketball shoe from Nike to utilize Flyknit. Unfortunately for some, the Kobe 9 Low didn’t follow suit, with Nike opting to use Engineered Mesh in place of Flyknit....

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 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...