03 Mar ASICS + END.
Japanese sportswear manufacturer, ASICS has teamed up with UK-based retailer, END. for a special edition of the Gel-Lyte III sneaker. Dubbed the Gel-Lyte III “Wasabi,” the sneaker is inspired by the Japanese horseradish. Consisting of a pigskin nubuck upper in a seafoam green colorway hue similar to wasabi and is accented with gunmetal grey on the ASICS branding which nods to the region in which wasabi grows. Touches of tropical peach color, a reference to sushi and ginger can be found along the outsole and heel tab.
Additionally, the collaboration sneaker comes packaged in a “bento box”-style with an END. branded wasabi bowl and chopsticks. The Gel-Lyte III is available to purchase through END. retailers for $150 starting March 8, 2018. Link, Link