The Nike Air Akronite, LeBron James’ first signature lifestyle shoe exclusively for kids, combines the star athlete’s team, interests and youth. It also honors his pride and loyalty for his hometown, Akron, Ohio.
James’ signature crown logo is embossed on the shoe’s ankle strap and molded onto the heel, while “LEBRON” appears on the tongue of the right shoe and “JAMES” on that of the left. A visible Air unit delivers lightweight cushioning.
The young athlete silhouette initially drops in five colorways. The Akronite and Space Race colorways take inspiration from the new LEBRON 13, with the addition of interchangable patches on the Space Race. The Home, Gum and Little Hoop colorways, meanwhile, are unique to the Akronite.
The Nike Air Akronite will be available in November (Home, Gum and Akronite) and December (Mini Hoop and Space Race) on nike.com and at select global Nike Sportswear retailers.
Why would you make a whole new model only for Kids, Nike? What about adults?