Kevin Durant and Nike Basketball have just released the latest "Nike KD 13 Aunt Pearl" sneakers. For the uninitiated, it sounds a bit funny but its underlying meaning and story behind it will definitely leave a lump in your throat. This tradition of collaboration has been ongoing for years all the way back to 2012. So the Nike KD 13 Aunt Pearl is actually a tribute to Durant's late Aunt Pearl who unfortunately passed away in year 2000 after battling lung cancer for almost a decade.
Nike KD 13 Aunt Pearl-An Ode To An Aunt
The Nike KD 13 Aunt Pearl is actually the 10th pair of Aunt Pearl from this decade-long collaboration between Nike and Durant. Though it does look similar in terms of the familiar pink colour scheme, the latest iteration does have its own unique details. For starter, most of the synthetic upper is coated with the pleasantly light and airy "Pink Foam". Then you will notice the low-slung lateral Swoosh which make their presence felt right to the midsole. Interestingly, the collar flap is adorned with a small Swoosh that is metallic silver in colour.
This is the 10th Pair of Aunt Pearl Sneakers dedicated to his Aunt
The collar flap of Nike KD 13 is really eye-catching, featuring swirling colours of marble graphic which is a combination of blues and purples. Upon closer inspection, you will delighted to see the light blue stitching which gives the shoes even more depth. The attractive "Pink Foam" is again featured in the midsoles with Zoom Air bag in the forefoot for more adaptive and responsive cushioning. The outsole is decorated with a pink oval which magnifies the the Zoom Air bag, coupled with an abstract of blue and pink print that extends to the toe bumper and heel clip.
Nike KD 13 Aunt Pearl is elegant and artistic
This pair of sneakers from Kevin Durant and Nike is truly meaningful as it pays homage to former. The Nike KD 13 Aunt Pearl will be released on 24th of October with a price tag of US$160 (RM660). A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this sneakers will go towards finding cures for women's cancers. For more information about Nike KD Aunt Pearl, head over to Nike SNKRS. Get up to an extra 20% discounts using the following Nike Promo Codes.