Model: GEL-Kayano 5 360 “GORE-TEX”
Key Features: Both colorways of this ASICS GEL-Kayano 5 OG 360 have been treated with GORE-TEX weatherproofing, displaying a large GORE-TEX text logo on the medial side of each shoe. The heritage Kayano 5 OG upper is fused with the more contemporary GEL 360 sole unit, giving the shoe a hybrid feel. The shoe is available in oatmeal/lichen rock and cool mist colorways.
Release Date: October 19 (pre-launch), October 26 (global launch)
Price: €195 (approximately $215)
Editor’s Notes: ASICS and Awake NY’s collaborative GEL-Kayano 5 360 is one of the most popular releases of the year thus far, bringing the silhouette to the forefront of ASICS’ lifestyle catalog. Now the Japanese running brand has teamed up with GORE to weatherproof the model and offer it up in two subtle colorways that would almost be more suitable to Spring than the Fall. With the weatherproofing, however, you’ll be able to rock them all year round.
Both colorways are now exclusively available at Sneakersnstuff and Notre, and will drop globally on October 26.
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