Release Date: January 28, 2017
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As a continued tribute to Kevin Durant’s beloved Aunt Pearl, who was influential in molding his character, moral, etc since her passing from lung cancer in 2001 — this new Nike KD 9 Aunt Pearl consists as the sixth variation of the respective theme.
Flaunting a predominantly black flyknit construction with pink underlays, additional pink accents are utilized for the Swooshes, insoles and Zoom Air cushioning for more vibrance throughout. The insoles also bear “Kay Yow Cancer Fund, When Life Kicks You, Let It Kick You Forward. Est. 12.03.2007” as another notable commemorative detail.
Finally, a special graphic surrounding the KD logo on the heel and the traditional Pink ribbon on the heel tab round out the sleek design altogether.
Update: (1/21) Nike officially introduces the silhouette.
Update: (1/20) Reputable source @J23app reveals the official release date.
Renz Ofiaza, News: Aside from the positive message it sends and represents, this colorway is pretty appealing overall. It’s still versatile enough for everyday wear and it’s definitely one of the best iterations of the silhouette for this year.