We’ve already seen what Jordan Brand has planned for the Lunar New Year celebrations in 2024 with leaks of the “Year of the Dragon” Air Jordan 1 Low and now, we’re also learning about what Nike has in store early next year.
Newly leaked images from @hideloverrrr on Instagram show a closer look at the upcoming “Year of the Dragon” Nike Ja 1 spotted at the Swoosh’s Only Basketball event in Beijing this week.
According to the account, the white-based upper is paired with golden details on the midfoot’s side panels inspired by dragon scales. The sneaker also dons light blue hits on the tongue and outsole as a nod to water. This pair also comes with a special gold lace dubrae at the forefoot, golden Swoosh logos on the sides, and a matching heel tab.
At the time of writing, this “Year of the Dragon” Nike Ja 1 is expected to release around the observance of next year’s Lunar New Year, which will fall on Feb. 10, 2024. Grab a closer look at the sneaker below as we await release info from the brand.
UPDATE (12/19): Official images of the “Year of the Dragon” Ja 1 have loaded on the backend of Nike’s website. As of now, this colorway is expected to drop around the 2024 Lunar New Year in February, but the release date has yet to be confirmed.
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