The Nike Air VaporMax uses subtle multicolor touches on this, a "Chinese New Year" colorway that's rumored to release on Jan. 18.

While the shoe makes no overt reference to the changing of the lunar calendar, the official model name is the VaporMax CNY, and Nike has used that designation to refer to similarly themed pairs in the past.

The Nike Air VaporMax debuted in 2017 and is poised to be more present in 2018 between the classic Nike silhouettes adopting its bag and the new versions of the shoe that are on the way. Even Virgil Abloh's updated take on the VaporMax is said to be returning this year.

Nike Air VaporMax "Chinese New Year"
Release Date:
01/18/18
Color: Black/Multicolor
Style #: 849558-016

Nike Air VaporMax Chinese New Year 849558-016 Profile
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Nike Air VaporMax Chinese New Year 849558-016 Reflective
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Nike Air VaporMax Chinese New Year 849558-016 Medial
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Nike Air VaporMax Chinese New Year 849558-016 Top
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Nike Air VaporMax Chinese New Year 849558-016 Heel
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Nike Air VaporMax Chinese New Year 849558-016 Sole
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