The illustrious legacy of Kobe Bryant's signature Nike line continues to inspire fans and athletes alike with its high-performing styles and vivid colorways. After reaching an agreement with Bryant's estate in 2022, Nike committed to revisiting and revitalizing numerous silhouettes from the superstar's extensive footwear collection. The upcoming Summer 2024 lineup includes the anticipated release of the Nike Kobe 8 Protro "Venice Beach," a vibrant retro of an OG colorway. In addition to this striking iteration, fans can look forward to the return of the Kobe 4 Protro "Philly" and the Kobe 6 Protro "Italian Camo." This comes after news of the Kobe Line relaunching in August 2023. and the reveal of the Kobe 8 Protro "White," "Radiant Emerald," and "Court Purple."
The Nike Kobe 8 Protro "Venice Beach" sports a grey mesh base, dramatically set off by a multi-colored, tie-dye-like effect. Shades of blue, yellow, green, and red swirl together to recreate the vibrant, free-spirited vibe of Venice Beach. Complementing the tie-dye pattern are bright orange touches on the sockliner and Kobe's signature on the lateral heel. Cool blue hues dominate the heel counter and portions of the sole unit. The tongue showcases Kobe's logo in bold yellow, surrounded by a multi-color snake motif. The midfoot Swoosh stands out with its yellow outline, while a blue foam midsole and semi-translucent clear outsole wrap up the design.
The Nike Kobe 8 Protro Venice Beach will release on April 13, 2024 through Nike and select retailers online and in-store. It will be available in men’s sizes for $190, GS for $120, and PS for $90. Keep it locked to our Twitter and the Sole Retriever mobile app to stay updated on the latest releases, raffles, news, and more in the sneaker and streetwear world.
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