The Air Jordan XII is the twelfth Air Jordan sneaker and released in 1996. It was designed by Tinker Hatfield and the design was inspired by the ‘Rising Sun’ of Japan. The most memorable Air Jordan XII is the ‘Flu Game’ Black/Red colorway, which Michael wore during the 1997 NBA Finals while having the flu. Brand is celebrating the Chinese New Year in style with two upcoming renditions of the Air Jordan 12.
Today we are talking the Air Jordan 12 Chinese New Year .
For the box, it is nothing special but there is a logo “贰拾” traditional Chinese characters
The shoebox is delicacy , with the side of the shoe marked with red lettering, which Chinese celebrating color . and there is metallic ring around the shoe box which painted .The shoebox is amazing for the Chinese year .
“quality inspired by the greatest player ever” in the inner box showed the special Jordan history
Air Jordan 12 Chinese New Year premium Bamboo details, a cross-hatched textured mudguard, and premium 3M reflective details.
Jumpman and Logo are used to buckle bamboo pattern, which Chinese elements.
The tongue of the “贰拾” in the most eye-catching way to reveal their identity
Although there is no gold color, but wood color are more texture, and the lines are clear.
The black leather on both sides of the shoe is made of traditional Chinese bamboo strips
Seems the texture is amazing .
For traction , it utilized Crystal bottom, and we can see the bottom line are following traditional Chinese bamboo strips weaving lines .
The Air Jordan 12’s metallic lace eyelets and midsole accents are replaced here with real bamboo to match the Air Jordan 31 that coincides with this retro release. The men’s pair takes on a Taxi-like appearance with a white upper contrasted by a texturized black mudguard, heel, and lining. The carbon fiber remains on the outsole in a Taxi-esque yellow
Black while Chinese characters celebrating the Year of the Rooster appear on the tongue.
The girl’s pair takes a different approach as an off-white upper features accents of Orewood Brown to make that Varsity Red lining truly pop.
Overall ,Air Jordan 12 Chinese New Year is worth to buy for celebrate Chinese year .The design is amazing , especially the quality is as always .