Even though the Kobe VII took the next step in evolution with the Elites, there’s still a pretty sizable fan base for the Mambas in traditional form. With Kobe’s typically running hot all the way through Fall, nobody was expecting to see the System editions fall off by much. What these may lack in glamour is more than made up for in classic appeal. The subtle juxtaposition of Concord and Del Sol may have more attention hungry heads backing off, but for the pure of heart, the Lakers legacy colorway shows that the Kobe still values fundamentals over flash.

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