The highly anticipated Nike design to celebrate Chinese New Year is officially launched. Following in the footsteps of its predecessors, this new shoe draws its inspiration from the Chinese Zodiac the year of the Rabbit. The Nike Chinese Zodiac New Year series started back to 2002 with the Air Force 1, celebrating the year of the horse. For 2011, the Year of the Rabbit Tennis Classic is the 10th design and the first tennis shoe adopted in the series.
The shoe will be available in two different colorways for men and wowen: Both pairs using the popular white to interpreting the rabbit, with added of red as a symbol of praying for good luck as well as the rabbit’s eye. Metallic gold is used on the men’s model to represent wealthy while metallic red is for the women’s model. Only available at select Nike Sportswear stores in Mainland China and Hong Kong.
These China Exclusives are available at store:
Nike Tennis Classic 2011 Year of the Rabbit (438959-100)
Nike Wmns Tennis Classic 2011 Year of the Rabbit (327494-100)