Fit & Sizing
The sock-like and stretchable fit of the Asics Gel Kayano Trainer Space Dye Knit gives it extra freedom for movement and a form-hugging silhouette that melds perfectly with the feet. Coming in medium width, the sneaker sizes range from US size 6 to 14 for men. Women may opt for equivalent US sizes starting from 4.5 to 12.5 with both genders having half-sizes for a more precise fit.
Asics Gel Kayano Trainer Space Dye Knit Style
The fusion of retro and modern qualities of the Asics Gel Kayano Trainer Space Dye Knit makes it a versatile design that is geared up for sports and casual wear. The sock-like construction of the stretch-knit upper that is held together by the TPU cage overlay makes it an exceptionally fitting low-top sneaker for everyday wear. Another factor that makes this so trendy are the beautiful colorways of the knit material that are hip and trendy especially for young wearers who are captivated by the 1990s retro running style with an ultra-modern finish of the knit uppers.
Wear these stylish low-top sneakers with baggy joggers, shorts, and track pants and you’re set for your next adventure. Bring along these lightweight sneakers in Glacier Grey/Mid Grey and Carbon/Black multi-colored knit colorways as you go for the gym, hang out at the mall, or run some errands as its retro sporty vibe and ‘athleisure-inspired’ design gives you that sophisticated look that is modern and chic. The multi-colored knit material and breathable qualities of the material also make it a great sneaker for the spring and summer months by reflecting the vibrant colors of the season.
Knit offers a sock-like fit with its knit upper in multicolored treatment in a low-top profile. The design for the single-thread knit top is achieved by dying a single thread in multiple colors that result in an eye-catching aesthetic and blend of colors. Also more prominent among its multitude of features is its Gel cushioning system that delivers the superior cloud-like underfoot experience and enhanced cushioning that lasts all day.
Asics Gel Kayano Trainer Space Dye Knit History
The Asics Gel Kayano has been utilized to produce various amazing Kayano iterations. Released in 1993, the low-top sneaker with knitted sock-like upper and white soles was a respected running shoe in the nineties as many athletes at the time had embraced GEL cushioning technology popularized by Asics.
The Gel technology has been attributed to improved running experience among athletes who have used it for its promise of impact or shock absorption, incredibly comfortable cushioning, and lightweight design.
In mid-2017, the Asics Gel Kayano Trainer Space Dye Knit was reissued by the Japanese brand in Glacier Grey/Mid Grey and Carbon/Black multi-colored knit colorways just in time for the summer months. The modern design involves an updated look for the 1990s low-top runner with colorfully knit overlays, a structurally enhanced TPU heel cage, and white midsoles in some models. With the ultimate cushioning Gel technology users are assured of comfort that lasts while the mono-stretch socks easily tighten at the feet and are supported by a back heel cage.
The Asics brand is a modern evolution of the Onitsuka Tiger brand founded by Kihachiro Onitsuka in Kobe, Japan in 1949. It is known for its signature stripes on the side panel and the revolutionary Gel cushioning technology used in most of its shoes today.
- A Thermoplastic polyurethane heel cage adds stability and structure to the knit upper.
- A white thick rubber outsole has a good grip and traction for the low-top sneaker.
- The signature Asics stripes are in contrasting colors to the knit material.
- A regular contrast colored shoelaces hold the shoe together for a comfortable fit.