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Kourtney Kardashian has given our first on-foot look at the High-Top YEEZY 500 ‘Slate’ which is rumored to drop sometime in December. The high-top version of Kanye West’s fifth original shoe design for adidas was originally leaked back in August. Whereas previously we only had a mockup of the shoe (below), as well as a blurry product shot, we now get our best look yet thanks to ’Ye’s sister-in-law.
The “Slate” colorway appears to feature a lighter-colored blue and black, mixed-material upper. The shoe retains the custom AdiPRENE sole unit, while adding a new high-top cut that extends above the ankle, which is constructed of suede overlays on a neoprene base.
Should this silhouette indeed be released, it will be the first time that one of Kanye’s adidas designs has been re-released in a different height. While YEEZYs such as the 700 and the 350 have seen updated versions with slightly different uppers and sole units, none have had their cut altered like the 500.
Commenters on social media were quick to compare the new YEEZY 500 high top to other athletic sneakers like the Nike Air Jordan 7, Nike Air Max 2 Uptempo, and adidas Crazy 8
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