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Talking ASICS GEL-Lyte III with Hanon's Thomas Lindie

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Ask any sneakerhead about , and one particular silhouette is sure to be the first to get the wheels turning: the .

Designer Shigeyuki Mitsui's masterpiece was a game-changer when it debuted in 1990: the performance runner's split tongue and tri-density midsole were defining features from the outset, as was the shoe's tangy 'Citrus' colourway. It wasn't until the mid-00s, though, that the GEL-Lyte III truly hit its stride, returning from the ASICS archives and finding new life as the brand's go-to collaborative canvas.

This interview has been condensed and edited for clarity.

Image Credits: Morgan Weekes/Sneaker Freaker.

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