Man's Athletic Shoes with Kimono Fabric
Made by Asics Corporation, Japanese, founded 1977. Made in collaboration with Bando Shoten Co., Ltd., Japan, 1960 - present.
Asics, one of Japan's leading makers of high-performance sports equipment, produced these athletic shoes in a limited edition of two thousand pairs. The shoes juxtapose the high-tech materials of late twentieth-century footwear with traditional, luxurious kimono or obi brocade.