Who should buy the Asics Gel Respector

Asics re-released the Asics Gel Respector silhouette and it delivers top and reliable performance. This pair of low-top kicks offers:

  • All-day comfort with its cushioned footbed and breathable textile interior lining.
  • Enhanced fit and stability with the raised cushioning on its medial and lateral sides.
  • Versatility in style and an excellent everyday shoe.

Asics Gel Respector side

A sneaker for those always on the go

Equipped with the renowned Gel Technology, the Asics Gel Respector shoe promises to keep up with the hustle and bustle of your everyday life while surrounding your feet in comfort. This shoe goes well with various casual clothing including jeans and sweatpants.

Asics Gel Respector laces

Neutral-colored versions are perfect for those who want to keep their look simple yet attractive. Brightly-colored editions, on the other hand, are a great option for the fun-loving and adventurous type.

Asics Gel Respector front

Built to deliver performance

A classic-styled upper highlighted with the Asics’ iconic geometric embossing is instinctively noticeable of the Asics Gel Respector. Moreover, it features a textured EVA molded midsole with the Gel technology embedded on its heel which is to improve its shock-absorbing capability. This tech also elevates the sneaker’s comfort level to the next level.

Asics Gel Respector heel

How the Asics Gel Respector was created

The Gel Respector, launched in the year 1991, featured the well-known Asics Gel Technology. Although perceived as a promising creation, this shoe came into existence in a time when the Gel Lyte III and V were making waves in the market.

Asics Gel Respector side branding

Outshined by its siblings, the Gel Respector received little recognition. In the year 2015, however, it finally got its opportunity to enjoy the spotlight.

Asics Gel Respector tongue

Facts / Specs

Style: Classic
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Asics Gel
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Suede, Rubber Sole, EVA
Features: Orthotic friendly / Reflective / Removable insole

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Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.