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Concepts x Nike Kyrie 5 “Ikhet”

Kyrie Irving and sneaker boutique Concepts will be releasing a special collaboration on his new Nike Kyrie 5 model.

This Nike Kyrie 5 is inspired by Kyrie’s Hamsa hand tattoo. Its Sandy Beige upper nods to the age of Ancient Egypt and pyramids, while having a chiseled Grey Swoosh, Red tongue to represent the nose of the Sphinx before it decayed, atop a Purple sole that represents the sunset against the pyramids. Dual branding on the tongue shroud, along with Egyptian hieroglyphs on each heel completes the design.

Dubbed the Concepts x Nike Kyrie 5 Ikhet, the colorway is inspired by Kyrie’s Hamsa tattoo seen on his hand. The shoe features a Sandy Beige upper which is meant to represent the age of Ancient Egypt and pyramids. Some of the finer details include a chiseled grey Swoosh, a red tongue to represent the nose of the Sphinx before it decayed, and a purple sole that represents the sunset against the pyramids. Final touches include dual branding on the tongue and Egyptian hieroglyphs on each heel.

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Nike Kyrie 5 “Black Magic”

Designed by Ben Nethongkome, the Nike Kyrie 5 includes three critical elements. First an articulated forefoot zoom bag called, the Air Zoom Turbo unit that curves to wrap the bottom and sides of the foot. Second a new containment system inspired by a Venus Flytrap, this feature creates optimal containment above the Air Zoom Turbo unit. Lastly, a new traction pattern that draws direct inspiration from Irving.

 

Nike Kyrie 5 “Black Magic”
Release Date: November 22, 2018
Release Date: December 6, 2018 (China)
Price: $130