There are many jointly signed shoes. Although not each jointly signed shoes can make the sneakerhead satisfied, but there are some models attract their eyes and let them pay for it.
The John Elliott (the LA fashion brand) cooperated with NIKE to make a new model for LeBron. It uses big area of the fashion semitransparent material on the vamp and is decorated with black and white stripe. Comparing with the formal generation shoes, it’s more fashionable.
Shoe Model: John Elliott x Nike LeBron Icon QS
Tester Information: Height 175cm, Weight: 57KG
The Front View:
The white and black colorway is succinct. The thin semitransparent vamp has great air permeability.
The Side View:
It uses full-length visible Air Max. We don’t need to worry about the cushion performance. The black and white strip make it looks more fashion.
The Rear View
The pull-tab on the shoe heel make the shoes to be more convenient to put on and take off. The bilateral black and white strips also have some supporting effect.
The semitransparent vamp can guarantee the air permeability and also reduce the weight.
The embroidery combined with semitransparent material and full-length visible Air Max cushion make the shoes have better flexibility. The unit weight of size US8/EUR42 is only about 385g. It’s light and comfortable.
Fit & Support
The forefoot can’t be fitted well. The black strip embroidery on the shoe head make the shoes to be more durable, and it also avoid the problem of shoe head which is easy to be dirty.
After fastening the shoelaces, the arch can be fit well. And the inner side is reinforced with leather and surrounded with hot-melting rubble plate which can improve the supporting performance.
It has obvious deformation on the vamp when moving. But as it has black strip embroidery to reinforce it, we don’t need to worry about the safety.
The inner side of shoe heel is reinforced with TPU plate. And the shoe collar is also filled with foam. The protection to ankle part is good.
The outside of full-length visible Air Max cushion is rubber sole. We don’t need to worry about the abrasive resistance. As the thickness of outsole is good.
The full-length Air Max is a little stiff in the beginning. It doesn’t have obvious deformation when jumping. It needs time to break-in, then you can feel the exist of air cushion. The feedback of air cushion is not obvious when waling or running.
For the appearance, it’s a pair of fashion sport shoes. The white and black colorway is easy matching colors. And the present fashion semitransparent vamp looks special. The appearance of John Elliott x Nike LeBron Icon QS is unquestionable.
With the full-length Air Max cushion and wear resisting rubber sole, the overall performance of John Elliott x Nike LeBron Icon QS is good.