Kobe‘s signature Kobe 9 is no stranger to lifestyle aesthetics. His Nike Kobe 9 KRM EXT is headed our way in two brand new colorways to finish off the year, but even the original flyknit high top can exude a certain lifestyle flexibility when given the right colorway. Today we get a look at his wife Vanessa’s near all black pair, one that features an iridescent Swoosh in what looks to be a Metallic Purple. With Kobe nearing the accomplishment of passing Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list and the announcement that a special edition colorway will arrive in his honor, could this ‘Maleficent’ nicknamed Kobe 9 Elite be it? Check out more of Vanessa Bryant’s exclusive Kobe 9 Elite colorway after the break and let us know if you’re feeling the look by penning your thoughts in the comments section.