You can always count on ASICS for two things: perfectly timed revivals and an unwavering commitment to top-notch craftsmanship. They largely forgo the hype train, opting instead for well-considered releases that will stand the test of time.
That's not to say we weren't totally hyped about what the Tiger Stripes whipped up over the last 12 months. They dropped one of the best colabs of the year (at least according to this writer) and tapped the zeitgeist to reinvigorate the GEL-Kayano line. They're a brand motivated by their history, but 2018 was also the year they set their sights on the future, taking their proprietary GEL tech to infinity and beyond.
So, come back with us as we look at ASICS' year that was.