The latest modification for the cheap Yeezy Boost 350, sees the popular silhouette transformed into a football boot. It all happened at Art Basel in Miami where footwear artisan Red Ribbon Recon teamed up with football lifestyle blog, Kick to the Pitch for this one-of-a-kind design.
How did they do it? Well, they started by removing the sneakers soles and making a few adjustments of their own. Studs were taken from the Adidas Ace 15.1 and transplanted onto the YEEZY. Hence, the sneaks new name the YEEZY soccer cleats.
It was all part a project in aid of COPA BASEL, a fan event created to bridge the divide between football and art. The glitzy event in Miami welcomed a collection of renowned players and muralists. Most notable was retired MLS star and U.S national team player, Eddie Johnson and Canadian attacker, Dwayne De Rosari.
They did this by peeling off the sneaker’s soles and replacing them with the studs of an adidas “Ace” 15.1, hence the name adidas Yeezy “Ace.”
This whole stunt was done as part of COPA BASEL, a fan event held at Art Basel Miami that aims to bridge the divide between art and football.
A number of muralists and retired players appeared at the indoor event, most notable of which was retired MLS star and U.S. national team player Eddie Johnson and his legendary, retired Canadian counterpart Dwayne De Rosario.