Nike has a really cool way of turning their basketball models into veritable haute couture creations by churning them through the EXT pipeline. We've seen Kobe Bryant's model go through the transition before so seeing the 10th edition undergo the elegant transition should come as no surprise.

The Nike Kobe 10 EXT Mid goes literal with an array of die-cut X's in various sizes throughout its upper. Aside from style, these also offer ventilation in a design we've come to be familiar with from the EXT line. This resides in a white leather upper with golden accents paired with a gum brown outsole as well, making the shoe feel flat out regal if nothing else.

You'll be able to find these at select retailers starting next month, but they are hitting shops overseas as we speak. When they do land on shelves, you can expect them to fetch a penny as pretty as the sneakers are themselves so save up.

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