Vivienne Westwood teases sneaker collaboration with Asics

Vivienne Westwood has teased a sneaker collaboration with Japanese sports brand Asics.The British fashion house revealed plans for the capsule collection in an Instagram post on Tuesday (26Feb19), alongside a picture of one of the pieces from the line….

Vivienne Westwood has teased a sneaker collaboration with Japanese sports brand Asics.

The British fashion house revealed plans for the capsule collection in an Instagram post on Tuesday (26Feb19), alongside a picture of one of the pieces from the line.

The image featured a patterned red and white Gel-Mai sneaker teamed with pink striped socks.

Captioning the post, the brand detailed the “exclusive” collaboration.

“#VivienneWestwood and established true sport performance brand #asics have come together to create an exclusive capsule collection of limited edition styles,” brand reps wrote.

The limited edition collection is set to feature pieces from both Asics and Asics Tiger, with styles set to be released over the course of the year.

The first two styles from the collaborative line will launch towards the end of April.

The sneakers will be available exclusively from Vivienne Westwood and Asics stores worldwide, and online at each brand’s respective websites.

In the post, the fashion label went on to highlight both brands’ history of innovation at the forefront of fashion.

“Both ASICS and Vivienne Westwood share a long brand history of design and championed uniqueness – with quality, craftsmanship and innovation at their core,” they continued. “This shared history and distinction to transcend the ordinary brought about this timely collaboration.”

Westwood is the latest in a series of high-fashion labels to team up with a beloved comfort and performance brands.

Past collaborations of this variety include Christopher Kane x Crocs, Anna Sui x Teva and Jeremy Scott x Ugg.

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