I first got into Chinese zodiac "Year of the..." sneakers back in 2002 when I saw a clean pair of classic sneakers done in a simple white/samba colorway with the Chinese symbol for horse (馬) on the tongue. It was a limited edition "Year of the Horse" release that went under the radar for most of the year but was a must for me since I was born in 1978. Chinese zodiac sneakers became a trend after that and other sneaker brands picked up on it releasing their own version every year.
The Chinese zodiac is a 12 year cycle which means that in a few months it will be Year of the Horse again and I can't even tell you how stoked I am for this pack to be released. My year, one my favorite kicks, done in my all-time fav colorway. Presenting the Puma "Year of the Horse" collection! In select Puma stores starting January 1. (global release date)
2014 is gonna be a good year!
That suede, though!
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