Atmos isn’t the only Japanese retailer collaborating with Asics on the Gel Lyte V, Monkey Time also had a chance to jump on board and their inspiration for the shoes is unique, something we believe that hasn’t been done yet.
Even with the anniversary of the Gel Lyte III, brands are still opting to use the GLV for collaboration purposes. Case in point Monkey Time which there pair is inspired by noir films that were popular in the 1940s and 50s. Featuring a black, white and grey color scheme just like the films and is being called ‘Lights and Shadows’.
Monkey Time Asics Gel Lyte V Lights and Shadows Release Date
The Lights and Shadows Asics Gel Lyte V x Monkey Time will release on May 9th 2015 at Beauty & Youth United Arrows stores in Japan and other select Asics retailers.
U.S. retailers will start selling the Monkey Time x Asics Gel Lyte V ‘Lights and Shadows’ on June 13th, 2015 at select Asics retailers like Sneaker Politics for $150.
Monkey Time Asics Gel Lyte V Lights and Shadows On Feet
Monkey Time Asics Gel Lyte V Lights and Shadows
Source: Monkey Time