Jordan Brand’s 2019 Chinese New Year Collection: Release Date Announced

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Jordan Brand has as we speak introduced that their annual Chinese New Year assortment might be arriving at choose retailers in North America and on SNKRS beginning February 5. The assortment, consisting of an Air Jordan 12 and an Air Jordan 33, first dropped in Greater China as we speak, January third.

As a part of the upcoming Chinese New Year sneaker assortment, Jordan designers had been first drawn to the storytelling observe of historical Chinese patchwork and quilting (often known as 百家衣 / baijiayi). For centuries, Chinese patchwork has been given to kids as a logo of prosperity, power and appreciation. Quilt items are sourced from a number of households in a group, which earned the patchwork a nickname, the “Hundred-families” gown.

Per AirJordan.com: “The design staff utilized this narrative technique of collaged scraps to the creation of a geometrical print that traces the Air Jordan XII, the Air Jordan XXXIII and assortment attire. Both footwear have a black and gold colour mixture with “reveal” components for the print that permit it to be seen and worn in numerous methods — a primary for the Jordan Brand “Chinese New Year” assortment. The patchwork print consists of references to all 12 animals within the Chinese Zodiac, and each footwear have a remixed, digitized “23” meant to resemble 2019’s “Year of the Pig” zodiac signal. On the attire, the print is included down the legs and arms.”

The males’s Air Jordan 12 will retail for $250, whereas the AJ33 carries a $175 price ticket.