April 20, 2011 BY John Kim / 0
The Air Jordan VII has been basking in the limelight of the sneaker world, but keep your shades on because it’s about to get a bit brighter. Releasing May 1st, 2011 in Asia is the Air Jordan VII ‘Year of the Rabbit’, featuring a regal colorway commemorating the Rabbit – the Chinese Zodiac animal of the year. Some have called the colorway similar to the Air Jordan VII ‘Hare’ for the two-toned white/light grey upper, but this particular version comes paired with red and gold, traditional accents reminiscent of ancient Chinese artistry. The Air Jordan VII ‘Year of the Rabbit’ will also come packaged in a special slide-out box, featuring a red/gold graphic. Continue reading for another look and be advised that the China release date is May 1st, and that just 300 pairs will be released in all of China. Stick with Sneaker News for more information and updates regarding this release. via Dunk.
Update: The U.S. release for the Air Jordan VII ‘Year of the Rabbit’ has been confirmed to be May 7th, 2011. Info via TSG.
Air Jordan VII Retro ‘Year of the Rabbit’
Light Silver/Metallic Gold-True Red-White
05/01/2011 – China
05/07/11 – U.S.
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