A Closer Look at the Souvenir Jacket-Inspired BEAMS x mita sneakers x ASICS GEL-Lyte III

Up close and personal with the best GEL-Lyte III in a minute.

By
Footwear
13,377 Hypes 0 Comments

The GEL-Lyte III has undoubtedly served as the canvas to some of ASICS’ best collaborative creations of all time and potentially topping that list is the upcoming “Souvenir Jacket” version of the retro runner from BEAMS and mita sneakers. Now, fresh off a first look at the kicks comes an in-depth look at the collaborative greatness. As the name implies, the split-tongued silhouette has been transformed into a look that’s one part sneaker, one part souvenir jacket. The results include everything from black suede and quilted velvet-like construction to embroidered co-branding, “Japan” text and colorful decorations on the left and right heels — a tiger (appropriately) and the kanji for luck, respectively.

Finished with camo applications to the outsole and custom footbeds (which also sport mita’s signature chainlink motif), the GEL-Lyte III “Souvenir Jacket” is set to hit both BEAMS and mita this Saturday, June 11 alongside matching limited edition tees.

Read Full Article

What to Read Next

Chronicles of the HYPEBEAST Forum: Forming Business From Bullsh*t

Chronicles of the HYPEBEAST Forum: Forming Business From Bullsh*t

From trolling threads to cashing checks.

Snoop Dogg Throws First Pitch Before Braves-Padres Game
Music 

Snoop Dogg Throws First Pitch Before Braves-Padres Game

A worthy attempt.

Craig David Shares Five Remixes To "One More Time"
Music 

Craig David Shares Five Remixes To "One More Time"

Remix package features a grime version and a U.K. funky rework.


Under Armour, Inc. Plans $500 Million USD Bond to Repay Debt
Fashion

Under Armour, Inc. Plans $500 Million USD Bond to Repay Debt

What could it mean for the company’s future?

Google Co-Founder Larry Page Drops $100 Million USD to Construct Flying Cars
Tech

Google Co-Founder Larry Page Drops $100 Million USD to Construct Flying Cars

Hiring an army of engineers from Nasa, Boeing, SpaceX et al.

Two Friends Look for a Place to Hang out in Slam Jam Socialism's Latest Editorial
Fashion

Two Friends Look for a Place to Hang out in Slam Jam Socialism's Latest Editorial

Take a trip this summer.

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Help us serve you better

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads, where we can share contents from the latest fashion, to those culturally relevant. In adding HYPEBEAST to your ad blocker's whitelist, ads on our sites will show while you continue to browse.