Often mistaken for Junya Watanabe of COMME des GARCONS, Jun Watanabe is nevertheless a notable designer in his own right. Having created countless graphics for various creative campaigns large and small, he was tapped to be the Art Director to shopping site ZOZOTOWN a few years back. By leveraging his know-hows along with the connections gained through one of Japan’s largest online shopping network, Watanabe is able to push forth several unique projects in recent months, including this jungle inspired ASICS Gel Lyte III. In tiger stripe graphic of contrasting white on black, mix in the clashing colors of fuchsia and neon blue, all signature styles from Watanabe, this is definitely a pair of sneakers that scream “look at me!”. To be available through ZOZOTOWN only starting middle of October 2011. However, daring fashionistas can pre-order them right now through EPROZE section of ZOZOTOWN.
Release Date: Mid-October 2011