NIKE has released the 2015 Black History Month Collection that includes unique colorways for the signature shoes of NBA stars LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving.
All of the current Nike Basketball signature athletes have BHM shoes and t-shirts and three colorways will be available in limited quantities. In the Philippines, only the LeBron 12 BHM, KD7 BHM and Kobe 9 Elite BHM will be available in limited quantities as the NBA celebrated MLK Day on Jan 19 when both the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Los Angeles Lakers saw action.
The 2015 BHM Collection includes 28 items, all featuring a black and white palette and mix of three different prints. The collection ranges from performance to lifestyle with 12 shoes and 16 apparel and accessory items for men and women.
The BHM Collection will be available in selected stores around Metro Manila.
For this year, the BHM collection of products will cover basketball, football, running, soccer and skateboarding that honors six athletes and coaches who have positively impacted sport with their courage and determination: Theotis Beasley, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Jerry Rice, Brianna Rollins, C. Vivian Stringer and John Thompson.
Nike said a portion of the proceeds from the BHM collection will benefit the Ever Higher Fund, which supports organizations that benefit underserved youth through sport. The merchandise were made available globally beginning Jan 17 and flows through February.
The pricing for footwear products available in the Philippines are: Kobe IX Elite BHM, P14,495; Lebron XII BHM, P12,995; KD VII BHM, P9,495 and the Air Jordan 1 Retro BHM, P7,495.
The stores that will carry the BHM selections (Kobe 9, LB12, KD7) are: Nike Park at The Fort; Nike Park SM Mall of Asia; Titan at 2Parkade; Titan Molito; Titan Glorietta; Nike Stadium at Shangri la Mall and Nike Top at Greenhills. The following stores will carry the Air Jordan 1 Retro BHM: Nike Park at The Fort; Nike Park at SM MOA; Titan at Two Parkade; Titan Shangri la Mall; Titan Molito and Nike Top at Greenhills.