• Dr. Martens Reworks the 1461 for Chinese New Year

    10 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Following Nike , adidas and The North Face 's lead, Dr. Martens has become the latest label to unveil a special Chinese New Year release. The heritage footwear label has focused on its low-cut 1461 silhouette with added touches of jade, a symbol of good luck and good fortune in China. Constructed from black leather, the shoe features jade detailing including a pattern inspired by the wave movement on the sea. This section is a reference to the role of water in Chinese culture, where it symbolizes wealth and it continuing to flow. Additionally, Dr. Martens has added a jade pendant to the...
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  • Adidas Gives Four Bold Basketball Silhouettes Chinese New Year Makeovers

    Adidas Gives Four Bold Basketball Silhouettes Chinese New Year Makeovers

    10 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Adidas has unveiled its Chinese New Year pack, offering bold colorways on four different basketball silhouettes: Pro Model 2G Low , D.O.N. Issue 2 , Dame 7 and D Rose 11. Each silhouette is emblazoned with the traditional colors that celebrate the Chinese New Year. The Pro Model 2G Low features a shiny gold shell-toe and Three Stripes branding on the sidewalls, popping out from the shoe's sleek black leather uppers. "PRO MODEL" is woven on the sides in red, matching the same tone as the laces, tongue and heel counter. In contrast, the D.O.N. Issue 2 boasts uppers that are mostly red. Mesh...
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