Nike and Nickelodeon have come together on a fun collaboration between the Kyrie collection and SpongeBob SquarePants and friends to make what looks like some pretty hype sneakers for both kids and adults. With the longevity of SpongeBob, fans of the show when it started are now adults and the styles are pretty fire especially the SpongeBob model. The shoe is both competition and leisure, so don’t be surprised if you get taken to the hole and dunked on with some Sandy Cheeks sneakers flying through the air.
Besides the Kyrie x SpongeBob shoe, we will get shoes that are colorways for Patrick Star, Squidward Tentacles, Sandy Cheeks and Mr. Krabs as well. It seems the high-top sneakers will be for SpongeBob, Patrick and Squidward, with the low versions for Mr. Krabs and Sandy Cheeks.
NIKE AND VIACOM NICKELODEON CONSUMER PRODUCTS LAUNCH THE KYRIE X SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS COLLECTION
Collaboration Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the Iconic Animated Series
Nike and Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products (VNCP) today announced the launch of the Kyrie x SpongeBob SquarePants collection. The collection features five shoes inspired by the signature characters from SpongeBob SquarePants, as well as apparel and accessories, including t-shirts, a hoodie, socks and backpacks.
Basketball superstar Kyrie Irving’s latest collection is suited for on-court competition and off-court jellyfishing with dedicated colorways for SpongeBob SquarePants, Patrick Star, Squidward Tentacles, Sandy Cheeks and Mr. Krabs. The three high-top sneakers in the collection showcase the signature Kyrie 5 silhouette in bright yellow for SpongeBob, pink and green tones for Patrick and turquoise accents for Squidward. The low-cut silhouette of the Kyrie Low 2 pays homage to the currency-crazy crustacean, Mr. Krabs, as well as a Sandy Cheeks version with colors inspired by her iconic space suit.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of SpongeBob SquarePants, one of the most iconic TV series ever created. SpongeBob has made an impact on pop culture with its universe of beloved characters, viral catchphrases and memes, theatrical releases and Tony award-winning Broadway musical. The character has also influenced the worlds of fashion and streetwear with recent collaborations, including Moschino, Lisa Frank, Marlou Breuls and Chinatown Market.
“What makes our collaboration with Kyrie and Nike so special is that we are celebrating SpongeBob’s 20th Anniversary with one of SpongeBob’s biggest genuine fans,” said Jose Castro, Senior Vice President and Head of Global Collaborations, VNCP. “Everything from the characters Kyrie chose and how they were designed into the line was done from a true fan’s perspective, and it shows. The sneakers, clothes and accessories became extensions of SpongeBob’s world, and we know fans everywhere will love this collection, just as much as we loved creating it with Kyrie.”
Kyrie x SpongeBob SquarePants will be available in adult and kids sizes from August 10 on Nike.com and in-store. In Europe, the collection will also be available at Kickz stores.
You can find a bunch of pictures of the Kyrie x SpongeBob SquarePants sneakers below.