words // Steve Jaconetta

After releasing exclusively overseas last month, this bright colored Nike Kobe 9 Elite will officially drop stateside.

Known as the 'Influence' edition, they come in a sport turquoise, white, volt and total orange colorway. Featuring a turquoise and orange based upper with volt and white accents and a unique graphic throughout. Black carbon fiber on the midsole and a grey outsole finish these off. The word 'Influence' is found on the inside tongue tag.

A limited release, look out for the 'Influence' Nike Kobe 9 Elite at select Nike retailers on Saturday, June 21 retailing for $225.

06/21/14 Nike Kobe 9 Elite
630847-300 Sport Turquoise/White-Volt-Total Orange