adidas Originals Tubular “Chinese New Year” Pack

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In 1993, the original Tubular was released and impressed the running world with its innovative design. Taking on a modern remix of the retro look this red and white release commemorates the Chinese New Year.

The Lunar New Year is an important Asian festival celebrated at the turn of the lunisolar Chinese calendar. The Lunar Year is centuries old and gains significance because of several myths and traditions. Traditionally, the festival was a time to honour deities as well as ancestors. 2015 see’s the end of the year of the Goat and the 8th of February this year takes us into the year of the Monkey. Within China, the evening preceding Chinese New Year’s Day is an occasion for Chinese families to gather for the annual reunion dinner. It’s also a tradition for every family to thoroughly cleanse the house, in order to sweep away any ill-fortune and to make way for good incoming luck. Windows and doors will be decorated with red color paper-cuts and couplets with popular themes of “good fortune” or “happiness”, “wealth”, and “longevity”. Other activities include lighting firecrackers and giving money in red paper envelopes.

This pack takes the red theme featured heavily within the Chinese New Year and adds a welcome white contrast. They feature a sock-like knit upper with a high booty cut, a speckled translucent heel panel stands out on the EVA outsole.

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Adidas Tubular X CNY
AQ2548
POWER RED/RED/GOLD MET.
Launch: Saturday 23rd January 00:01GMT
Price: £109.00

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Adidas Tubular Runner CNY
AQ2549
POWER RED/RED/GOLD MET.
Launch: Saturday 23rd January 00:01GMT
Price: £99.00

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