September 29th, 2012 by Brendan Dunne
The Nike LeBron line has made a habit out of doling out some special colorways for the Chinese market for a few years now, not keeping things locked on one specific palette, but rather drawing on various forms of traditional art and mythology for these unique colorways. The latest switches up the formula once again, with the Nike LeBron X ‘Cutting Jade’ sporting an almost nuclear green upper and outsole. Also of note is that the pair hasn’t been spotted with the fancy lacelock as of yet, indicating it as a likely non Nike+ enabled drop, but we’ll keep you posted. The sneaker will release in the greater China region in early October, but stay tuned with Sneaker News for word on whether or not they will eventually make their way to the US. Also, make you sure click through for some juicy detailed shots of the ‘Cutting Jade’ Nike LeBron X.
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September 19th, 2012 by John Kim
The LeBron X – carved from precious stone, refined by Jason Petrie, made legendary by LeBron James. While the ‘diamond’ is the primary inspiration behind the design, no other colorway of the LeBron X (that we know of) holds as much tradition as the ‘Cutting Jade’, which is an apparent tribute to China and its revered stone. This detailed look at the ‘Cutting Jade’ LeBron X features a tonal jade green upper with red/black speckled midsoles and a unique tongue label to complete this honorary composition. Although it hasn’t been directly confirmed that these are in fact this year’s ‘China’ tribute, it seems rather likely, does it not? More of the Nike LeBron X ‘Cutting Jade’ after the jump, so give it a look and let us know where this ranks among all the LeBron X colorways.
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