adidas has revealed the James Harden Crazylight Boost 2.5 PE, this will be the fourth basketball installment of the Aurora Borealis footwear collection. This special edition sneaker will be worn by James in his fourth consecutive NBA All-Star appearance.
The Aurora Borealis collection pays homage to Toronto’s culture and the Northern Lights that paint the sky in upper parts of Canada. The collection will features an variety of adidas basketball and Original shoes that will be featured with glow in the dark styling and multicolor uppers. Each model pairs bright color palettes that will blend gradient knit textures and purple accents that will reflect the Aurora Borealis.
The Crazylight Boost 2.5 PE combines design cues from its predecessor with a Primeknit upper and Boost cushioning to deliver added comfort and performance on the hardwood. Harden’s PE features a two-tone upper comprised of teal mesh and reflective Xeno scales that deliver a Northern Lights tribute when hit with flash. Paired with green and deep purple accents the shoe features glow-in-the-dark tooling along the outsole, forefoot mesh and toe box. Pink hits on the silhouette’s torsion plate, three stripe detailing and a custom “13” wordmark rounds out the design.
The Aurora Borealis Collection launches on adidas.com January 28 with Harden’s PE dropping February 12.