Nike Adds the Air Max Scorpion to Its "Leap High" Collection

For Nike’s introduction of the Air Max Scorpion in 2022, the Swoosh let the silhouette speak for itself. Lacking any collaborations or themed releases in its debut year, the sneaker now finds itself a part of the brand’s Chinese New Year-themed “Leap High” collection for 2023’s Year of the Rabbit. Joining other silhouettes such as the Air Force 1 High Utility 2.0, Blazer Mid and ACG Lowcate, the Air Max Scorpion hops into the fray.

Beginning at the upper, the shoe’s signature Flyknit chenille composition appears in a bright white with thematic shapes. Its black Swooshes are embroidered with a shape that replicates movement with its unique tail. The theme’s custom tongue design reappears with “Leap High” text joined by