In 2015, the Year of the Sheep in the Chinese Zodiac, some brands designed jewelry or T-shirts featuring little cute sheep. Shawn the Sheep was a special hit when it came to stuffed dolls. However, it seems that something has gone terribly wrong with a lot of products made for the Chinese market. Especially since 2016 is the Year of the Monkey and many brands have totally screwed up related products.
1. 猴年“白莲花版”Nike AIR FORCE 1
The shoes are a pair of white Nike Air Force 1 shoes with the Nike name in giant Chinese characters towards the heel and bright pink and green lotuses on the shoe's tongue. As if that wasn't garish enough, a giant fat baby's head from traditional Chinese paintings is on the insole. Which means I have to step on a poor baby's head every time I put on my shoes.
2. “发福版”Nike AIR FORCE 1
Choosing to add the same character on both shoes really isn't a problem. But what if someone chooses both characters,长海第一资讯网, one for each shoe. Did anyone on the Chinese team tell the designers what fa fu means as a phrase? Getting fat. The shoes will probably be the perfect gift for someone you hate, expressing wishes that the more they walk the fatter they will get.
Maybe you've seen those little monkey heads hanging off of necklaces or bracelets that are being sold at stores featuring Louis Vuitton products. Those really creep me out. The two diamonds that sit in the two giant holes it has for eyes makes it look like a zombie monkey.
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