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Nike has just launched the newest Air Jordan in 2011, the 26th version in Air Jordan shoes series, even though we don't know for confident when the number is appropriate. Apart from its classic 3 colorways, this new version includes a particular restricted edition: the Year of the Rabbit Air Jordan -- 2011 is Rabbit Year in Chinese Lunar Year. It may look strange for a basketball shoe named like this, but certainly the selection is usually to coincide using a momentous year for Michael Jordan himself -- Mr. Jordan was born in the year on the rabbit, 1963. As he turns to become 48 years old right now, he enters the year of birth for the 4th time with his shoe slathered in Chinese symbolism. The Rabbit Year Air Jordan shoebox is designed to match the red envelopes, which can be used to give fortunate income at Chinese Lunar New Year, in red and gold with iconic geometric designs and Chinese characters, revolving about the Jumpman silhouette logo.
The shoe itself bears a white/metallic gold/varsity red/wolf grey colorway, a minimum of two of them are popular colors in China, and it also matches nicely with Chinese national group uniform, Chicago Bulls uniform. The special edition Jordan shoe also characteristics an insole reads "Brooklyn", that is the New York borough where Mr. Jordan was born and also home to a lot of Chinese people.
Another explanation for the color scheme is: In accordance with Chinese well-known superstition, the year of one's birth sign is full of prospective misfortune, and one method to avoid the poor luck is to put on red colour.
When Chinese men and women typically fulfill this requirement by stocking up on crimson underwear, it may possibly be that Mr. Jordan wanted a strategy to lay down some protection when he's playing some pick-up games.
This specific edition footwear were released to only a little quantity of stores in China in the beginning of February, and can land within a handful of more in China and a modest quantity of shops inside the U.S. on Feb. 19.
Nike retailers in Beijing and Shanghai last week has reported selling out of them instantly, and in Hong Kong, the shoes have been only obtainable by means of a fortunate draw. Such limited edition Air Jordan shoes are not made for the common customer, they are released in quick supply, and swiftly are snapped up by collectors, they may be auctioned in eBay for upward of $400.
This specific edition is not as ugly as last year's model, but it really is far from19932s Air Jordan IX, which was recognized to many individuals because the design and style that got cool years following its initial release.
With its gold laces, red tongues and translucent soles, it may well be a whilst ahead of the Year from the Rabbit Air Jordan footwear are looked on so fondly.