The making of The Air Yeezy
Over the past couple of days, we have seen some major hip-hop artists in some serious heat. Both Drake and Kanye West Shoes were seen in a pair from the Air Jordan VI Infrared Pack. Well another hip-hop artist has been seen is some serious heat, way more serious than the Air Jordan VI Infrared Pack. Here we get a look at Wale, who we have seen many times here on MyAirShoes. A while back, Wale gave complex his 50 favorite sneakers. Well Wale does it once again as he is seen here in some black and pink Air Yeezy Shoes. Wale has clearly proved that he’s a legit sneakerhead. So, what do you think of Wale rocking the air jordans?When it was all said and done, the Nike Air Yeezy likely took longer than everyone involved with the project expected – over a full two years – but its impact on the sneaker scene of 2009 is certainly undeniable. Supple leathers, loud liners and that intensely vibrant glow sole left people content with paying $215 at the door at the few retailers that didn’t mark them up, at least, and on the online secondary market, prices peaked much, much more. What began as a simple design challenge for Mark Smith with a phone call from a longtime cross-campus friend had turned out to be this year’s most monumental sneaker release. Campouts globally ensued, with tents and chairs lined up for days at a time, and during the first three Saturdays of the young summer season, the footwear landscape couldn’t get enough of Kanye and his Air Yeezy, “If Kanye or Mark wanted some changes, we could turn a sample in a day if we had to.” With the Air Yeezys harvesting as much attention as was humanly possible throughout its entire lifespan, the sneaker’s lasting touch will likely be the quality materials that it was constructed with, the added charitable element and also the fact that at the end of the day, the team was proud of the great product that was created. “We prototyped a lot of different shoes for this program,” says Beers. “And each one could have stood on its own by ctrytoo007 on 2010-7-30.