A mix matched color arrangement appearing on a pair of the sneakers can cause sneakerheads to say, “What the…” Or, it can bring excitement because unusual and inconsistent pairs of shoes are beginning to be favored. The Nike Kobe 9 Elite What the Kobe showcases a variety of pastel colors. The predominately white upper is accentuated with bright colors of blue, green, orange and others on the Flknit upper, heel and tongue. The sneaker finishes off with a speckled midsole. The Nike Kobe 9 Elite What the Kobe released January 11, 2015.