To commemorate the Year of the Pig, the final animal signal representing 2019 on the Chinese Zodiac, Nike is releasing a limited-edition Chinese New Year series that unifies patterns symbolic of all 12 signs and symptoms onto traditional Nike, Jordan Brand and Converse silhouettes, becoming a member of them collectively in a shape of usual Chinese patchwork known as Bai Jia Yi.
Two patterns of portraits are used to symbolize this at some stage in the collection: The first is a usual geometric quilt sample that is influenced through all 12 Chinese Zodiac symbols; the 2nd is a mosaic sample of the 12 symbols.
One shoe in the series that represents the Chinese Zodiac’s many symbolic contact factors is the Nike Air Max ninety eight CNY. It aspects up to six cloth patterns that combo a “What The” configuration with the collection’s normal Bai Jia Yi quilted pattern. Each fabric fashion attracts from aspects of the closing 12 years of Nike CNY footwear.
1. The patent leather-based on the heel of the 2009 Nike Air Max 1 “Year of the Ox” seems on the tongue of this year’s version.
2. The faux-snakeskin cloth on the 2013 Nike Air Force 1 “Year of the Snake” is utilized to exceptional elements of the new upper.
3. Colors such as crimson, metal gold and Amarillo yellow shape the collection’s palette in a shade scheme stimulated by means of the regalia of standard Chinese Emperorship.
The Nike Kyrie 5 CNY features the geomatric Bai Jia Yi pattern on the shoe’s heel panel and the Flytrap-inspired overlay. The collection’s color scheme is reflected in the traction pattern.
The Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo CNY features the mosaic pattern on its mesh upper. The symbol on the midsole references the Bao Quan, a traditional Chinese salute.
Elements from the Nike CNY “Year of the Snake” collection are clearly visible on the men’s Nike Air Max 98 CNY.
Nike Chinese New Year 2019 Collection Release Date
You can expect the Nike Chinese New Year 2019 Collection to release at select retailers and online at Nike.com during January.