This coming Monday, January 26th, will mark year 4707 on the Chinese Lunar Calendar. In its celebration, ASICS” Onitsuka Tiger label recently created a special Chinese Zodiac Collection. Built upon the re-issuance of its classic Coolidge model, Onitsuka Tiger set forth the first 3 animals on the zodiac: Rat, Ox (designated for the New Year), and Tiger. Abstract representation of each animal were embroidered and embossed onto the leather upper. The result is a kaleidoscope of vibrant color and animated shapes on each of the 3 editions. Also included is leather key fob plus a special shoebox with resemblance to traditional Japanese gift-wrap. The Onitsuka Tiger Chinese Zodiac Collection for Year of the Rat, Ox, and Tiger is now on sale at selected sneaker boutiques, with rest of the collection to be sequentially release through out 2009 as part of Onitsuka Tiger’s 60th anniversary.
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More images after the jump…
Onitsuka Tiger – Chinese Zodiac Collection – Year of the Rat Coolidge
Onitsuka Tiger – Chinese Zodiac Collection – Year of the Ox Coolidge
Onitsuka Tiger – Chinese Zodiac Collection – Year of the Tiger Coolidge