The Nike Kyrie 5 has surfaced in yet another eye-catching color scheme.
Kyrie Irving's fifth signature has been dressed in a "Black/Multi-Color" makeup this time around. This pair features a black mesh upper, glossy black Swoosh, and minimal purple hits on the tongue branding and midsole. It sits atop a white outsole with red, yellow, and purple sections. The standout detail of this pair is the multi-colored quilt pattern used on the heel and midfoot lockdown system over the laces.
It is unclear what the exact inspiration is for this colorway at this time, but stay tuned as more details and release information surface for the "Black/Multi-Color" Nike Kyrie 5. In the mean time, check out a first look at the colorful pair below.
UPDATE (12/28): Nike has revealed its Chinese New Year collection to celebrate the Year of the Pig. The colorful patterns seen across the upper of this Kyrie 5 mimic ancient Chinese patchwork called Bai Jia Yi. Each color is supposed to symbolize one of the 12 Chinese Zodiac signs. Expect this pair ro release some time in January 2019.
UPDATE (01/30): Official images of the "Chinese New Year" Nike Kyrie 5 have surfaced. The commemorative colorway will be releasing via Nike SNKRS and other select retailers on Feb. 5 for $130.
Nike Kyrie 5 "Chinese New Year"
Release Date: 02/05/19
Style #: AO2919-010