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ASICS And size? Team Up To Celebrate Japans’ Balloon Fiesta

In continuation of their esteemed collaborative relationship, UK-based retailers size? and ASICS are back once again with a colorful rendition of the original Gel Saga silhouette. Meant to pay homage to Japan’s “Balloon Fiesta” – a celebration located in the North of the island of Kyushu where thousands of locals and tourists meet to share their love for hot air balloons and compete in a series of competitions – its focal point clearly comes by way of a dazzling …

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ASICS Adds Hairy Suede And Sherpa Fleece To The GEL-Lyte MT

With that colder months ahead in mind, ASCIS is set to release a souped up version of the GEL-Lyte MT equipped with sherpa fleece lining. On top of its wool-infused layering, the construction of the MT went under a bit of a makeover that harkens back to Extra Butter’s collaborative GEL-Lyte MT done in conjunction with Ghostface Killah. Sporting the same split-tongued construction that made the model famous, it also ushers in an inner bootie with a zip-up removable shroud for additional …

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mita Brings Back Its “Trico” Color Scheme To Celebrate 25th Anniversary Of ASICS GEL-Kayano

Long-time Asics stockist mita has been called upon to help the brand celebrate the 25th anniversary of their iconic GEL-Kayano sneakers, and they’re doing it the best way they know how: with their classic “Trico” color scheme. The partners are set to release both a cutting-edge GEL-Kayano 25 and a retro GEL-Kayano trainer adorned in the signature combo of red, white, and blue — for a look that nods to the shoe’s past and present at the same time. Both shoes serve up …

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Footpatrol & ASICS Join Forces for Anime-Influenced GEL-Saga

London’s Footpatrol reunite with ASICS for a clever take on the GEL-Saga silhouette. Debuted in 1991, the GEL-Saga design took cues from the Mobile Suit Gundam anime, and this collaboration hits similar notes. The ASICS logo on the side sports a metallic paint job, made especially bold against the upper’s muted white mes…

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Colorful ASICS GEL-Mai Celebrates Founder’s 100th Birthday

Born May 29, 1918, Kihachiro Onitsuka founded ASICS in 1949, maintaining an active role in the company until his passing on September 29, 2007. To commemorate what would have been its founder’s 100th birthday, the brand is debuting a selection of sunflower-hued gear. The yellow hues reflect both Onitsuka’s upbeat temperment and the artwork …

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ASICS Debuts The GEL-Mai In A High-Cut Sock

ASICS’ GEL-Mai sneaker, a shoe that offers an aesthetic unlike anything else on the market has arrived in a brand-new, high-cut sock silhouette titled the GEL-Mai MT. The shoe features a black knit upper with a high collar reminiscent of a Nike Mercurial Flyknit that’s held together with a black leather midfoot cage/lacing system and a plastic piping that locks the heel down for a better fit. The sock-like upper sits on top of a white/sail midsole and outsole, and futher accents a…

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The ASICS GEL-Lyte III “Reptile” Pack Is Available Now

Next up for the ASICS GEL-Lyte III series is this luxurious two-piece collection that utilizes simple black and white color schemes. Aptly dubbed the “Reptile Pack, both iterations come equipped with a scaly toebox that is complimented by the same material being used through the rest of its underlay. This split tongued runner sports a neoprene-reinforced sockliner that adds a touch of durability to the original 1990 sneaker. One pair comes entirely adorned in Off White, while the other …

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Kicks Lab And ASICS Create The GEL-Lyte III “KL-SHINOBI” For Ninjas

Tokyo based retailer Kicks Lab is teaming up with ASICS to create a GEL-Lyte III specifically for ninjas. Dubbed the “KL-SHINOBI”, this design came from the self-posed question of “What if a ninja wore sneakers?”. Utilizing premium suede, it boasts a simplistic black and grey color scheme that represents the maturity of a ninja while still coming across as an aesthetically pleasing piece of footwear. Its insole and outsole sports Japanese idioms that pays further homag…

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Steve Aoki And ASICS Debut The HYPERGEL-KENZEN

ASICS teams up with the legendary Steve Aoki to launch a brand new silhouette that blends the top-flight proprietary running innovation of GEL with appealing street style. The HYPERGEL-KENZEN features a textured knit upper with the unparalleled comfort of a slip-on shoe in a snug-fit sock-like upper – perfect for smashing cakes into the faces of your biggest fans. This new silhouette is a seamless fit for Steve Aoki, who is known for his energy, activity, and entertaining uproar during …

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The ASICS GEL-Lyte III Returns In Traditional Styles And Colors

ASICS knows that in order to stay relevant in the sneaker world today, the brand has to create modernized silhouettes with new materials that have become increasingly popular. The Japanese running brand has focused a lot on knit and updated versions of their runner, so it is good to see they’re still bringing back the base models the likes of this GEL-Lyte III you see here. Dressed in an attractive combination of red, white, and blue, this split-tongued selection should excite original…

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