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Vanessa Bryant Shares Her Nike Kobe 8 Protro Valentine's Day PE

Nike Kobe 8 Protro Valentine's Day PE
Nike Kobe 8 Protro Valentine's Day PE

The legacy of the late Kobe Bryant continues to resonate in the sneaker world, a testament to his enduring influence on and off the court. Kobe's partnership with Nike, now overseen by his wife, Vanessa Bryant, remains a pivotal chapter in the brand's history. In 2022, Vanessa reached an agreement with Nike to extend the Kobe sneaker line, ensuring the continuation of his iconic series. While we’re beginning to get back into regularly scheduled Kobe releases, including the upcoming Nike Kobe 8 Protro Court Purple and Radiant Emerald, Vanessa Bryant has recently shared images of a new Valentine’s Day PE made exclusively for her.

This exclusive pair of Kobe 8 Protros is a heartfelt tribute embodying the spirit of Valentine's Day. The sneaker features a captivating red engineered mesh upper, complemented by burgundy accents. These accents are beautifully manifested in embroidered hearts scattered across the upper, symbolizing love and remembrance. The design incorporates crisp white details, which stand out against the red backdrop, including the Swoosh on the profile, Kobe's signature on the lateral heel, and the sheath logo on the tongue. Beneath, the sneaker is finished with a red midsole and a burgundy outsole, maintaining the thematic color palette.

The Nike Kobe 8 Protro Valentine's Day PE is not set for public release and instead will remain as an exclusive pair for Vanessa Bryant. However, we’re expecting plenty of Kobe 8 releases in the coming year, including the aforementioned Court Purple and Radiant Emerald colorways and the Five-Pack of TB colorways slated for Fall 2024. Download the Sole Retriever mobile app for more updates on the Nike Kobe line and more in the sneaker and streetwear world.

Nike Kobe 8 Protro Valentine's Day PE

Image via Vanessa Bryant

Nike Kobe 8 Protro Valentine's Day PE
Nike Kobe 8 Protro Valentine's Day PE

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