Lauded for its bold tonal colorway, but also rooted in controversy, the mega-hyped Air Yeezy 2 “Red October” by Kanye West marks the end of his collaborative relationship with Nike. The landmark sneaker singlehandedly created the all-red movement within the sneaker world that’s been constant since it released without warning on February 9, 2014. Ye debuted the “Red October” colorway during a live performance on ‘Saturday Night Live’ almost a year prior, causing a stir among talking heads. Highly sought after and often imitated, there’s no substitute for the ubiquitous “Red October” Yeezy 2 as it marks the end an all-time great era in sneaker history.