Next Monday, January 26th, marks the start of the year 4707 on Chinese Lunar Calendar, which also designated as the Year of the Ox on the Chinese Zodiac. In celebration of this annual tradition, Nike just launched its Chinese New Year Quick Strike Pack, available only at selected retailers worldwide. The pack consisted of 2 models, including the Air Max 1 Premium seen here. In gradient hues of grey, homage to Asian Water Buffalo, an animal, much like the farm horses of the West, that was indispensable to farmers in Asia. A splash of red and gold accents, both colors of fortune, punctuated segments of the sneaker. A Chinese proverb, "åƒè‹¦è€å‹ž" (the ability to endure hardship) sewn on the tongue, an attributes along with dependability and modesty, according to Chinese Zodiac, for those born in the Year of the Ox. A gold ox motif could found on the heel panel against a red patent leather background.
This very limited Air Max 1 Premium is now available for purchase, in store and online, at sneakernstuff of Sweden.
Style: 318361-111 Color: Sail/Sail-Dark Loden-Varsity Red
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