Release Info: Awake NY x ASICS GEL-Kayano 5 360Release: 25 June 2019
As expected, the two-parter features two different versions of the hybrid GEL-Kayano 5 360, which adds modern tooling to the classic GEL-Kayano 5 upper. According to Baque, the kicks are inspired by his trips to Flushing Meadows Park as a kid, and to Paris as an adult, and come in silver/green and gold/black, respectively. In both cases, mesh, leather and suede handle the construction, while Awake NY's logo is subtly embossed on the mudguard.
Look for an online drop on June 25 at 11am EDT, while Paris and NY will get in-store releases a few days prior; Paris' goes down June 20 at THE NEXT DOOR, while NY's will take place June 22 at 62 Kenmare St.
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Awake NY x @asics Gel-Kayano 5 360 “The World is Yours” Words can’t explain how long I’ve waited to design my own sneaker. I don’t know how to express how big of a deal this is to me. The design and inspiration comes from going to Flushing Meadow Park as a kid and always being fascinated by the Unisphere and then as an adult I started coming to Paris and loved walking around at night in the golden lit streets. During the day watching all the young North and West African youth appropriate ASICS to their wardrobe, rocking track suits with ASICS on their feet. Paris has a special place in my heart and is one of the only cities in the world that feels like NYC. Dropping this week, release info below. Thursday, June 20th 11am GMT @thenextdoor - 10 Rue Beaurepaire, 75010 Paris, France Saturday, June 22nd 11am EST - 62 Kenmare St. NY, NY 10012 Tuesday, June 25th 11am EST - online at www.awakenyclothing.com