Model: KD 13
Key Features: The KD 13 “Hype” incorporates a gold chain and flower graphics on the upper as a nod to hip-hop culture and fashion. The sneaker is branded with a large gold Swoosh on the later side and a smaller gold Swoosh on the medial side. KD’s logo is then applied to the heel, while his name and jersey number are noted on the tongue.
Release Date: April 10
Buy: Nike SNKRS
Editor’s Notes: Nike will soon be releasing a Versace-esque colorway of Kevin Durant‘s new signature sneaker, the KD 13.
According to the sportswear brand, the KD 13 “Hype” draws inspiration from Durant’s diverse music library, specifically the playlist he listens to before games. Apparently KD likes to jam out to everything from soul classics and rhythmic sounds to southern trap bangers while getting hype ahead of games.
The gaudy, over-the-top design, as well as the colors look to be a clear nod to Versace’s signature style.
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