First On-Foot with the AFEW x Asics Gel Lyte III ‘Koi’ Side view of the Gel Lyte III 'Koi'.

First On-Foot with the AFEW x Asics Gel Lyte III ‘Koi’

May 26th, 2015 | | | 2427 views by

Asics has a steady stream of collaborations that have been steadily pouring out thorughout the year. Their Gel Lyte running model is in such high demand that between mid to high level collaborations and GR color ways, it’s hard to choose which pairs to cop, much less which pairs to rock. The pressure keeps mounting, as AFEW and Asics combine forces to create the AFEW x Asics Gel Lyte III ‘Koi’.

Taking inspiration from the Koi fish, AFEW and Asics have combined their mental power and efforts to create a model that is not only imaginative in its execution, but in its choice of materials, as well. The AFEW x Asics Gel Lyte III ‘Koi’ features premium brushed suede throughout much of its upper, while demonstrating a color scheme that harkens to its inspiration by oscillating from red to off-white from heel to toe box, respectively.

Additional features of the AFEW x Asics Gel Lyte III ‘Koi’ are wooden eyelets, a marbled outsole (bearing a distinctive representation of the Koi), AFEW imprints on the heel and laces, and what appears to be black scales on the Asics logo. The Gel Lyte III ‘Koi’ collaboration is one to look out for as it nears its release on May 30th. Check out AFEW as they are slated for an exclusive release, and start hitting up your connects while you’re at it because the Gel Lyte III ‘Koi’ is bound go move fast.