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Asics Gel Lyte III ‘Kakishibu’

Asics Gel Lyte III Kakishibu

One of the more luxury models to come in recent months from Asics is the Asics Gel Lyte III ‘Kakishibu’ which is available at a few stores.

For those that don’t know, Kakishibu is the name given to Persimmon Tannin Juice. The juice is dark orange and is grown throughout Japan. The fruit is then crushed into juice which is then used to dye fabric.

Using premium materials, the uppers mainly consists of a smooth suede in shades of brown. Purple is then placed on the eyelets, on and around the heel and outsole. The final detail is the white midsole.

Scroll below to see more images of the ‘Kakishibu’ Asics Gel Lyte III. At the time of writing, this pair is now available at select stores overseas which includes Hanon. There is no timetable when the U.S. should receive them or even if they are getting them.

Asics Gel Lyte III Kakishibu

Asics Gel Lyte III Kakishibu

Asics Gel Lyte III Kakishibu

Asics Gel Lyte III Kakishibu

Asics Gel Lyte III Kakishibu

Brian Betschart
Brian Betschart
Founder and Editor of SF, Brian is considered an expert when it comes to sneakers. Collecting since he was in elementary school, his collection has grown to over 500 pairs and counting. Brian has published articles since 2004, and in 2006, he decided to create Sneaker Files.

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