Look, we get it: it takes an acquired taste to enjoy Kiko Kostadinov’s work with ASICS. But so do all of life’s finer things. Remember the first time you tried beer and it tasted like bubbly fruit rope and you thought adults were idiots for guzzling fermented bird food? Look how that turned out for you.
Before long, we reckon you’ll have the same change of heart with these. The merger of orthopaedic chic and high fashion—infused trail runners will grow on you, and your wardrobe will be all the fresher for it.
These GEL-Delva 1s sold out when they dropped on November 2, but come November 9 they’ll be your gateway pair to a cultured sneaker palette.