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Opinion: Nike Basketball Easter Collection is ‘versatile’, ‘bubblegum’

It’s almost Easter, which means that a bunch of Nike Basketball performance shoes in bubblegum colors are coming at us. This year, the 2015 Collection, the Nike Kobe X, Nike LeBron 12, Nike KD7 and Nike Kyrie 1 are all getting the Easter treatment. Let’s start with the Kobe X.

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This year’s Kobe “Easter” is going to be the only shoe in the collection that forgoes bright and shiny colors. Even though the tongue and laces come in a very light teal, it’s not a shiny neon color as and the colorway is more toned down in comparison to the other three pairs.


 

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The LeBron “Easter” has a grey-ish blue base and neon orange details. All in all, I like the colorway and the black Hyperposite part makes the pink details pop without mixing it with flashy color. The details and colors give one another space to take effect.


 

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The loudest sneaker is the KD7 “Easter”. It’s all about that neon life and the Easter camo pattern comes back in neon colors. I don’t feel that at all, but I often don’t feel colors in general, so my opinion is just an opinion. The last shoe in the “Easter Collection” is the Kyrie 1.


 

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I don’t like the Kyrie 1’s silhouette in general, which makes it hard for me to appreciate this one. I have to admit that I like the berry color and the combination with the light teal. The neon orange added is too much for me.

All in all I think that this year’s Easter collection is versatile and that everybody should find a pair he (or she) appreciates the most.

Photos courtesy of Nike

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