Model: WMNS LeBron 16 “Harlem Fashion Row”
Key Features: The sneaker’s upper is constructed primarily of a Battleknit 2.0 upper with gold highlights and interchangeable leather straps that double as bracelets. The leather heel cap features a molded lion’s head whose mouth secures the laces that wrap around the back.
Release Date: September 7
Buy: Nike SNKRS
Editor’s Notes: This women’s exclusive LeBron 16 colorway was designed by four designers from Harlem’s Fashion Row: Brandice Daniels, Kimberly Goldson, Felisha Noel, and Undra Celeste Duncan. The organization has been working to uplift up-and-coming female designers of color for the past decade.
Alongside premier Nike technology such as Battleknit 2.0, the sneaker features LeBron’s lion with bared teeth, through which the designers criss-crossed the laces. Another highlight is the genuine leather bracelet seen around the ankle, which can be removed and turned into a bracelet to be worn on your wrist.
In addition, the special insole is adorned with four words LeBron has consistently used to describe his mom: strength, loyalty, dignity, and courage.
The special edition HFR x Nike LeBron 16 will be available on the Nike SKRS app and Nike.com in the U.S. only starting September 7.
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