Kanye West's influence in sneakers is undeniably great. Despite only releasing two sneakers in a total of six different colorways during his time with Nike, his designs have been a point of reference for many other sneakers to follow. The “Red October” trend ran rampant across the entire sneaker industry, while Nike shamelessly used the “Pure Platinum” and “Black/Solar Red” colorways on Foamposites after West's departure—and that's just a few instances Now, even ASICS is getting on Yeezy-inspired colorways.
This Asics Gel-Lyte 3 features a black upper, pink-ish/red sockliner, glow-in-the-dark outsole that strongly resembles the “Black/Solar Red” Nike Air Yeezy 2. Surprisingly, the color combination translates exceptionally well onto the silhouette, but it'd be hard for the designer to say Kanye's sneakers weren't in mind when creating them.
If you're Asics and Kanye West or just need a more affordable alternative to the super steep in price Nike Air Yeezy 2s, then these are for you. The Yeezy-inspired Asics Gel-Lyte 3 is available now for roughly $155 on SVD.