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Nike Drop Mad Brilliance Pack

Dean Ariola

Ever since it launched the Berry Vapor IVs in 2008, the Swoosh brand has been no stranger to producing pink boots every now and then. We had seen the likes of CR7’s Hyper Pink Superfly IVs, Mbappe’s Rosa, the Phantom GX launch and the Luminous Mercurials. Thing go up a notch now with the drop of the Nike Mad Brilliance Pack. All current silos-Mercurial Superfly 9 and Vapor 15, Phantom Luna 2 and GX 2, and Tiempo Legend 10-are dressed up to give us multiple Euro/Copa America 2024 options regarding pink boots.

The Mercurial brothers of Superfly and Vapor have a gradient application to their pink base, starting off as full and deep on the soleplate and the upper’s lower edge and transitioning to a lighter shade for the rest. It’s the first time though that a pink Nike Mercurial boot is light in tone, a deviation from the hot pink and heavy shades of the past.

The Phantoms, on the other hand, fully soak in on that heavy hue, albeit with a different orientation relative to that on the bottom edge of the Brilliance Mercurials. Both the Luna 2 and GX 2 have that Sunset Glow colouring the vamp of the Gripknit upper. They too have a gradient finish, this time seen around the lightening on the heel end and soleplate.

Now that light shade is what the Tiempo starts with, at least around the forefoot. It then transitions to that more noticeable pink tone towards the quarter and outsole. Like the rest of the Brilliance boots, the Tiempo is accented in black through the brandings and logos.


Dean Ariola

Dean has worked Chief writer at the Black & Orange team since 2020, he has an indepth knowledge of all the soccer shoes from the big brands, you have him to thank for all the updates to our Boot Secrets guide and he is first on the scene with all the new releases for you!