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New adidas Derrick Rose basketball shoe colorway honors 2013 Chinese New Year

Daily Dose: D Rose 3.5 sneaker features snake design

The adidas D Rose 3.5 "Year of the Snake" basketball shoe features a textured scale pattern representative of snakeskin. / adidas

What: D Rose 3.5 “Year of the Snake” Basketball Shoe
When: Available now
How much: $160
Where: adidas.com
The Scoop: The “Year of the Snake” has arrived — well just on your feet. In honor of the Chinese New Year, which begins Feb. 10, adidas released a special version of Derrick Rose’s signature basketball shoe, the D Rose 3.5 “Year of the Snake”.

The shoe’s black synthetic upper — which gives your foot breathable and lightweight support — is textured with a scale pattern to represent snakeskin.

Metallic gold outlines the shoe perimeter and complements the toe area, which features a turquoise color representitive of water, the key element for the Chinese New Year.



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