Jordan Brand Crafts Air Jordan 34 PE for CBA Star Guo Ailun

The Chinese basketball star’s second PE in less than a year.

By
Footwear
9,813 Hypes 1 Comments

Star Chinese point guard and Jordan Brand team member Guo Ailun has recieved his second Air Jordan PE: a crisp Air Jordan 34. Ailun first signed with the Jumpman in 2017 and was presented with his first PE — an Air Jordan 33 — this April. Affectionately known by some fans as the “Chinese Allen Iverson,” Ailun is a fearless point guard for the Liaoning Flying Leopards of the CBA, and the AJ34 provides the performance he needs to support his aggressive on-court style.

Where Ailun’s first PE used a traditional teal as the base and white for the accents, this style opts for the inverse. It presents a crisp white base that’s embellished with jade hits on the underlays, trim and sockliner, plus a tonal animal print on the heel. Black laces add dark contrast to the light-hued upper, while chromed-out silver detailing appers on both the tongue and heel’s branded hits. Of special note is the right shoe’s heel, which trades out the standard Jumpman graphic for the guard’s signature “G” motif.

Down below, the midsole features a new-jack Eclipse Plate dressed in teal, designed to provide support and increase explosiveness. It houses a jade Zoom Air unit in the forefoot as well, the back of which which pokes through the cored-out midfoot. A white herringbone outsole with final pops of teal completes the look.

Ailun is coming off his best CBA season yet, despite being swept in the Finals: he averaged 23 points, 6 assists and 5 rebounds a game, and finished as a runner-up in the MVP voting.

Ailun’s new AJ34s are set to release exclusively at Nike China on November 13. The MSRP is set at ¥1,500 (approximately $214 USD).

See a full set of official images above, and for more jade-equipped Jordans, be sure to check out the refreshing Air Jordan 5 “Island Green” as well.

Read Full Article

Air Jordan 34 “Guo Ailun PE”

What to Read Next

Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce Star as 'The Two Popes' in New Trailer
Entertainment

Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce Star as 'The Two Popes' in New Trailer

Showcasing events inspired by the real-life transition of the Popes.

Ksubi Taps Street Artist Hidji for "The Seven Deadly Sins" Collection
Fashion

Ksubi Taps Street Artist Hidji for "The Seven Deadly Sins" Collection

With a lookbook shot by AWGE associate Bladi.

'WSJ Magazine' Selects Tyler, The Creator as 2019's Music Innovator
Music

'WSJ Magazine' Selects Tyler, The Creator as 2019's Music Innovator

The cover story touches on Tyler’s music, view on masculinity and relentless work ethic.


Vans' New Bold Ni "Bender" Pairs Leopard With Denim, Houndstooth & More
Footwear

Vans' New Bold Ni "Bender" Pairs Leopard With Denim, Houndstooth & More

Part of the brand’s reimagined “New Issues” program.

A Look Inside Equinox's First Hotel in Hudson Yards, New York
Design

A Look Inside Equinox's First Hotel in Hudson Yards, New York

Designed by the Rockwell Group and Joyce Wang Studio.

8 Drops You Don't Want to Miss This Week
Fashion 

8 Drops You Don't Want to Miss This Week

Featuring Supreme, Palace, COMME des GARÇONS, Places+Faces, CPFM and more.

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Help us serve you better

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads, where we can share contents from the latest fashion, to those culturally relevant. In adding HYPEBEAST to your ad blocker's whitelist, ads on our sites will show while you continue to browse.

Help Support Us

We need ads to keep the lights on and to continue providing free news to our readers. We’d appreciate your support by whitelisting HYPEBEAST on your ad blocker. That way you can keep reading all the great stories for free.

If you have already whitelisted us, simply refresh this page. To find out how to whitelist us, click the button below.

Back

Add Us to Whitelist

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads. Most ad blockers have similar whitelisting steps and settings. If you need assistance, please contact us.

Adblock Plus

  1. Click on the red ABP icon in the upper right corner of your browser.
  2. Click “Enabled on this site” to disable ad blocking for the current site. In Firefox click “disable on HYPEBEAST”.
  3. Refresh the HYPEBEAST page that you were viewing.

Adblock

  1. Click the AdBlock hand icon.
  2. Click “Don’t run on pages on this domain”.
  3. A new “Don’t run AdBlock on…” dialog may be displayed in the middle of the screen.
  4. Move the “Site” slider to the right. After that, click “Exclude”.
  5. Refresh the HYPEBEAST page that you were viewing.

uBlock

  1. Click the uBlock icon.
  2. Click the large blue “power” button in the menu that appears to whitelist the current website.
  3. Reload the HYPEBEAST page that you were viewing.

Firefox Browser

Firefox Tracking Protection may activate our whitelist notice, which can be disabled temporarily for a browsing session by clicking the shield icon in the URL bar and following the instructions.

Disconnect

  1. Click the Disconnect icon.
  2. Click “Whitelist site”.
  3. Refresh the HYPEBEAST page that you were viewing.