Since jumping into the sneaker market, Kanye West has been an innovator. The Nike Yeezy first dropped in 2009 and West became even a bigger presence in the market with the drop of the first adidas Yeezy750 in 2015. Now, a new frontier is being broached with the Yeezy basketball shoe. West himself gave fans a taste of what is to come with this project on his personal Instagram account.
The striking look of the new silhouette is already drawing rave reviews. The first look at these sneakers shows off a high-top construction with vertical and horizontal lines on the midfoot. The toe box is constructed with grey suede and the heel is two-toned. There are several points of reflective detailing that can be seen all over the shoe. The entire look of the sneaker is completed with a translucent midsole that has full-length Boost cushioning. It remains to be seen how great the functionality of this Yeezy basketball shoe is, but the style is sure to attract eyeballs.