New Nike Kyrie 4 Sneakers Reference Day of the Dead With Cute Skeletons

One of the lesser known facts about the Boston Celtics’ All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving is his infatuation with skateboarding.

Combining both of his hobbies by using the Nike Kyrie 4 signature sneaker as the template, this upcoming iteration will pay homage to the classic “Day of the Dead” Nike SB Dunk Low while celebrating the Mexican holiday known as “Día de Muertos.”

Nike Kyrie 4 'Day of the Dead' CI0278-800 Lateral
The lateral side of the Nike Kyrie 4 “Day of the Dead.”
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Nike Kyrie 4 'Day of the Dead' CI0278-800 Medial
The medial side of the Nike Kyrie 4 “Day of the Dead.”
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Not to be confused with Halloween, this spooky design of the hoop-ready model will remember the passing of friends and family in Mexico. The middle portion of the upper is styled in a vibrant orange that continues onto the tongue. The kicks’ standout feature is seen with the colorful skeleton designs dancing around the toe box and on the heel. Adding to the look, the sneaker is outlined with a bold purple piping, textured Swoosh branding on the sides, which sits atop a semi-translucent outsole.

Nike Kyrie 4 'Day of the Dead' CI0278-800 Top
The top view of the Nike Kyrie 4 “Day of the Dead.”
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Nike Kyrie 4 'Day of the Dead' CI0278-800 Heel
The heel of the Nike Kyrie 4 “Day of the Dead.”
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Nike Kyrie 4 'Day of the Dead' CI0278-800 Sole
The sole of the Nike Kyrie 4 “Day of the Dead.”
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Sneaker fans can expect the Nike Kyrie 4 “Day of the Dead” to arrive on Nike.com and at select Nike Basketball stockists at 10 a.m. ET on Oct. 26 for a retail price of $130.

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