London’s Footpatrol have again linked up with ASICS, this time revisiting the cult anime TV series, Mobile Suit Gundam.
Originally inspired by the Gelgoog mecha suit, 1991's GEL-Saga channelled a futuristic colourway to portray the Gundam universe, and it looks like the 2018 colab will follow a similar design trajectory.
The new model embraces a metallic paint job across the side panels, subtle tonal uppers, a clean white hit to the midsole with understated grey outsoles. The colour scheme allows the metallic blue to do most of the design’s heavy lifting.
Head down to our London store to get an in-person look at our latest project with @ASICSTIGER. Together we’ve worked with UK-based manufacturing workshop @studiofortythree to produce a life-size replica of our #GELSAGA Mecha robot! Don’t forget to tag us in your pictures with the robot! #Footpatrol #TEAMFP #ASICSTIGER
A post shared by footpatrol_ldn (@footpatrol_ldn) on
Footpatrol will launch the sneaker at their London and Paris outfits on July 28, gifting the first 25 customers an exclusive package. A worldwide drop will follow on August 11.