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Air Jordan 6 “Chinese New Year” Release Date

Air Jordan 6 “Chinese New Year” Release Date,As many readers might be familiar, the Chinese Zodiac or Sheng Xiao is based on a 12-year cycle, with each year in the cycle corresponding to a specific animal sign. The Chinese lunar calendar is used to determine the animal sign that corresponds to a particular year. For instance, 2017 was the Year of the Rooster, or more specifically the Year of the Fire Rooster. The next Year of the Rooster will be 2041. As for 2018, it will be the Year of the Dog. To celebrate the beginning of the Year of the Dog, it seems that the Jordan releases 2018 an Air Jordan 6 “Chinese New Year.”

Air Jordan 6 “Chinese New Year” Release Date
Air Jordan 6 “Chinese New Year” Release Date

The remainder of Air Jordan releases 2017 for the second half of the year will apparently include several different Air Jordan 6 releases, such as the “Gatorade,” “UNC” and “Wheat” colorways. Next year, it will 26 years since the Air Jordan 6 debuted back in 1991 and Jordan Brand seems to have chosen it for the annual Chinese New Year release. The photo above is not actually of the “Chinese New Year” colorway of the Air Jordan 6. However, it will reportedly be dressed up in a combination of Black, Metallic Gold, Summit White, and multiple other colors.

There is a possibility that the sneaker might be a China-exclusive release, but fortunately, the sneakerheads there will actually be able to rock a pair on the day of the Chinese New Year 2018. It is being reported and rumored that January’s Jordan releases 2018 will include the Air Jordan 6 “Chinese New Year,” which might actually hit the shelves on January 27th, 2018.

The Year of the Dog will begin on February 16th, 2018. In the 12-year Chinese Zodiac cycle, the Dog happens to be the 11th animal sign. The dog is considered quite a favorable animal by the Chinese. In the Chinese Zodiac, each of the 12 animal signs also corresponds with one of 5 elements, and each of these five elements repeats after a 60-year cycle. As mentioned, 2017 was the Year of the Fire Rooster. Similarly, 2018 will be the Year of the Earth Dog. People born in the Year of the Dog are believed to possess positive characteristics like cleverness, courage, liveliness, loyalty and responsibility.

Air Jordan 12 GS Chinese New Year Release Date

Air Jordan 12 GS Chinese New Year Release Date,If you’re running a little late on gifts this year, you might want to make up for the lateness by giving a pair of Air Jordan 12 GS Chinese New Year shoes. Set for a January 28th release, having your kids wait for this particular pair of new Jordans might well be worth the effort as the colorways boasts of an excellent shade and design that’s sure to catch everyone’s attention.

Jordan releases 2017
Jordan releases 2017


To start off, the shoes follow the universally loved Air Jordan 12 silhouette. This form is characterized by the curvaceous vertical lines running from the top to the bottom of the shoes, creating additional planes, texture, and depth to what would have been an ordinary surface. The soles are also unique in that they seem to merge with a portion of the trim.

For the CNY GS release, Nike decided to go with a soft white color with a hint of pink. Images show what appears to be a very slight hue of pink on the white, creating the illusion that you’re seeing something ‘white’ but not really. It’s a tough color to describe, making it one of the more interesting hues today.All in all, the Air Jordan 12 GS Chinese New Year is an excellent buy for kids who are more than eager to show off their presents a little later after Christmas. The kicks will sell for $160 through all Air Jordan stores on the 28th of January, 2017. No need to fret – although the shoes are in celebration of the Chinese New Year, they will be available in other countries – not just China. Better check out this pair as well as other Jordan releases 2017.

The rest of the shoes, however, are a little easier to describe. Red accents can be seen on the edges of the shoes with metallic gold buckles placed at the top for that additional splash of clash. The tongue is kept white in color with Chinese symbols on the center. Want to know what they mean? They’re actually the number “12” in Chinese – which is a great way of incorporating the culture of the holiday they’re celebrating with.

The soles are kept white with what appears to be two different materials used. One while is a little coarser as expected of soles; the other layer is smoother in texture. Flip up the shoes and you’ll find the Jumpman logo in its resplendent red glory. From the back, you can see the number 23 which is done in red. There’s also a little bit of white engraving on the heel portion spelling JORDAN but sadly, not that obvious.

Air Jordan 12 GS “Chinese New Year” Release Dates

Air Jordan 12 GS “Chinese New Year” Release Dates,In celebration of the upcoming “Chinese New Year,” the United States Department of the Treasury will be selling special one-dollar notes. A series of numbers will be featured on the notes that will begin with 8888. In Chinese culture, the number 8 is regarded as a lucky number. This special U.S. dollar will also feature Chinese lettering and it will even come in a bright red-colored envelope. Moreover, an image of a colorful rooster as nod the upcoming Year of the Rooster. As for Jordan Brand, female sneakerheads are being offered the chance to celebrate too by copping a pair of this Air Jordan 12 GG “Chinese New Year.”

According to the Chinese Lunar Calendar, the Rooster is one of the Chinese zodiac’s twelve animal symbols, the tenth to be more specific. The U.S. Department of the Treasury put the Lucky Money Collection up for sale not too long ago. Until all the Lucky Money collectibles have been purchased, the sales will carry on. It is actually not out of the ordinary for the U.S. government to sell Chinese New Year products, considering that it has been selling these collectibles ever since 2000’s Year of the Dragon. Even watch companies like Chopard and Vacheron Constantin are celebrating with special Chinese New Year edition watches.

Thus, 2017 will be the Year of the Rooster, but the Chinese New Year will not officially begin until January 28th. So, even though not details have been revealed from Jordan Brand, sneakerheads can expect this Air Jordan 12 GG “Chinese New Year” to be among the earliest Jordan releases 2017.

There should no longer be any doubt that 2016 has been the year of the Air Jordan 12, especially considering that it has been at the center of some of the year’s most prominent releases. While 2016 is nearing its end, it does not seem that Jordan Brand has any intention of slowing down its Air Jordan 12 releases. Even though there is already an Air Jordan 12 colorway in the works for the Chinese New Year, Jordan Brand has whipped up a GG-exclusive version too for the young, female sneakerheads. As can be seen in this latest photo from Instagram user @zsneakerheadz, its uppers are dressed up in tonal Light Tan. It also features Chinese lettering on the tongues, faux wood “Jumpman” branding and lace eyelets, Red-colored inner linings, and woven toe paneling.