The Nike LeBron 21 "Abalone" is set to make a splash, drawing inspiration from an unexpected source—marine snail shells and pearls. Much like its "Akoya" counterpart and the majestic mollusk, this iteration of the LeBron 21 is a true work of art.
One glance at the shoe, and you'll notice the upper, which deviates from the typical mono-mesh construction found on LeBron models, is instead crafted from luxurious leather. It features a vibrant and mesmerizing green and blue pattern, meticulously designed to evoke the beauty of the abalone shell. The swirling colors pay homage to the intricate patterns found in these underwater treasures.
Solid cool tones adorn the rest of the sneaker to balance the eye-catching upper, creating a harmonious blend of colors. But the real gem of the "Abalone" design lies in the pearly white accents. The outsole, embroidered detailing underneath the Swoosh, and the tongue's top layer all shine in luminous white, adding a touch of elegance and luxury to the shoe.
Available Now on Nike.com:
Mark your calendars for December 1st, 2023, when these sneakers are scheduled to hit the shelves, and Nike SNKRS for $210.