German sneaker brand Afew teams up with the homies over at Asics bringing us their newest collab utilizing Japanese flavors with the Afew x ASICS GEL-Lyte III “Koi”. Despite its origins in Germany, their hometown of Dusseldorf is home to the largest Japanese community outside of Japan. The Afew x ASICS GEL-Lyte III “Koi” features distinct elements that pays homage to the rich culture of Japan, showcasing a “Koi Camo” out sole along with brown leather detailing against the heel. Afew and Asics bring us the “Koi” pack with a clever Japanese twist to their release. The “Koi” pack is presented in a traditional wooden bento box along with additional laces dubbed “wasabi and soy sauce” equipped with Afew chop sticks.  Afew x Asics supplied a knockout with the “Koi” pack filled with cultural perks, go grab yours over at Afew.

Source: Highsnobiety

Artist’s Take

Mad respect to Afew x Asics on their awesome collab. They came so tough with their “Koi” pack from the bento shoe box to the chopsticks and additional laces. They paid respect to Japanese culture in a major way. The dope colorway and detail throughout make this release something I am sure to cop.

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