Nike is Pushing Snakeskin Designs with New Kobe Pit Vipers and Throwback Air Pythons
The above sneaker is Nike’s newly-released Kobe Bryant “Pit Viper,” a colorway of the Black Mamba’s signature shoe line that comes with snakeskin print. The kicks, whose color scheme is customizable, are available on Nike’s website for $180. You can technically play basketball in them, but their primary function remains scaring small rodents.
Nike also plans on bringing back its Air Pythons, which debuted in 1986. They have been discontinued for 26 years, but are scheduled to be re-released later this Fall.