Across ASICS multiple outposts, the brand has formed relationships with a number of noteworthy designer labels and retailers, proffering collaborations with the likes of Kiko Kostadinov, GmbH, and even ROKH. And while most known for such releases, the Japanese footwear brand also shows love to the more locally known — their latest work being with the neighboring boutique JANTJE ONTEMBAAR.
Replete of loud all-over prints and colors, the two Kayano 5 OGs swap retro palettes for something more akin to the imprint’s taste. Little room is saved for neutrals, appropriately, leaving only the tongue, tooling, and lining to balance by way of white shades. Moreover, the rest of the construction arrives fully sprawled with one of two available graphics: one a loud, vandalistic arrangement of paint splatters and the other an abstract display of artwork drawn along a saturated blue backdrop. Purple branding then overlays atop in both strike and spiral form, matching that of the tread’s own coloring.
Grab a look at the pack here, and as these are an overseas exclusive, it’s likely going to be very difficult to acquire. A raffle was started today, June 16th, to allow locals an easier method of purchase and will end on June 19th.
In other news, more Casablanca New Balance 327s are on the way.
JANTJE ONTEMBAAR x ASICS GEL-Kayano 5
Raffle End Date: June 19th, 2020
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