Asics will be releasing a trio of sneakers inspired by 90s prep fashion trends dubbed the “Academic Scholar” Pack. The pack includes the GEL-KAYANO 26 running shoe, the GEL-NIMBUS 21 running shoe and the GEL-KAYANO 5 OG sneaker. Each of the three offerings come dressed in a sophisticated colors typically found in preppy Ivy League garments: burgundy, navy, birch, and pine green.

The GEL-KAYANO 26 and GEL-KAYANO 5 OG come with premium pigskin nubuck, suede and perforated leather paneling throughout the upper. The midsole in these models are equipped with Asics’ DUOMAX and GEL technology for enhanced stability and cushioning. The GEL-NIMBUS 21’s engineered mesh upper sits on top of a midsole which boasts FLYTEFOAM Propel technology and GEL cushioning.

The ASICS Academic Scholar Pack releases Friday, September 6 at select ASICS retailers and asics.com. Check out all three offerings below.

ASICS GEL-KAYANO 26 SPS ‘Academic Scholar’
Color: Birch/Blue Expanse
Style Code: 1021A272-201
Release Date: September 6, 2019
Price: $160 USD

ASICS GEL-KAYANO 5 OG ‘Academic Scholar’
Color: Birch/Blue Expanse
Style Code: 1021A271-200
Release Date: September 6, 2019
Price: $150 USD

ASICS GEL-NIMBUS 21 SPS ‘Academic Scholar’
Color: Chili Flake/Blue Expanse
Style Code: 1021A270-600
Release Date: September 6, 2019
Price: $150 USD

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