Nike has a stunning lineup planned for Chinese New Year 2024, Year of the Dragon, with options in many different silhouettes. The latest pair to join the collection is a stunning pair of Air Force 1 Low sneakers dubbed “Xixi”.
These stunning sneakers start with their beautiful tan sail outsole. This colour is only repeated again on the laces and the inner lining. Every other inch of the sneakers is gorgeous and covered in lavish gold silk, with a pattern and look that extends down the midsole and covers the upper from toe to Swoosh to heel tab.
The sneakers’ silk is embroidered with yellow gold thread, depicting different images on the lateral sides of each foot. The left shoe showcases the dragon and honours the Year of the Dragon. In contrast, the right shoe features a phoenix, symbolising harmony and duality.
Aside from the beautiful gold embroidery, there is also a gold lace dubrae for each side, golden designs on the toe box of each sneaker, and gold detailing that makes up the tongue label and trim on the tongue.
As stunning as the sneakers themselves are, the meaning behind them is even more beautiful. The sneakers bear the “喜喜” emblem on the spine, which translates to Xixi, from which the sneakers derive their name. This symbolises “Double Happiness, ” honouring the fact that Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day coincide this year. It seems fitting that we have a stunning pair of sneakers that symbolise harmony between the Phoenix and the Dragon for a dual celebration.
These sneakers are rich in symbolism and design and are the perfect way to celebrate the start of the Chinese New Year 2024. What better way to celebrate the Year of the Dragon in style than this stunning Air Force 1 Low “Xixi” sneakers?
Release Date and Price
As mentioned above, Chinese New Year 2024 falls on the same day as Valentine’s Day 2024, so it makes sense that this gorgeous pair of Air Force 1 Low “Xixi” sneakers will be released on February 14th.
The sneakers are seeing a limited-edition release, and so far, they will only be available on SNKRS in China. They are set to have a retail price of 2599 RMB (roughly $365).
Just because they are only being sold on the Chinese SNKRS site doesn’t mean that you can’t get your hands on a pair, so if you are dead set on getting your own, set your alarm and get ready to crash the SNKRS site to get yours.
Are you eager to own this stunning pair of Nike Air Force 1 Low “Xixi” sneakers?