Angelo Baque‘s Awake NY has been active on the collaborations front over the course of 2021, and one partner that appears to be popping up more frequently is
Two colorways are involved in this two-way range. The first comes styled with cream and gray overlays across the upper while notes of brown pop up on the toe box and mid-foot netting as well as the borders of the tiger stripes. Teal and orange hits also appear on the heels for a touch of vibrance. Its release sibling channels a signature Miami-inspired color palette by bearing teal overlays across the forefoot and heels. Heightened parts of the heels usher in small hits of orange and yellow while the toe boxes and mid-foot carry the exact same brown accents.
The Awake NY x ASICS GEL-KAYANO Trainer 21 is dropping on December 2 alongside a capsule collection with NEON16 — a Miami-based artist incubator helmed by record producer Tainy — exclusively via UNKNWN. A wider release is going down on Awake NY’s website on December 4 where 20% of the profits will also benefit Virgil’s aforementioned fund.
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For more sneaker news, ASICS recently dropped a trio of new NOVABLAST 2 colorways.