Available Saturday, November 1 / In-store at BAIT Diamond Bar, BAIT Orange County, and BAIT LA / $160 USD
Five years after Sneaker Freaker’s iconic Asics collaboration – the “Alvin Purple” Gel Lyte III – the two brands bring you Melvin, the next generation of the family. The scene shifts over to the more recent Gel Kayano Trainer in a bold black, white, and yellow scheme. The son of Alvin combines velvety suede with breathable sports mesh in black; yellow bursts out over the rubber cage and sole along with added white contrasts. Asymmetric color blocking and 3M glitter-infused accents add character to Melvin, but a splash of purple on the bellend of the heel makes sure this shoe stays connected to its father. Phone orders (909.595.1712) will be accepted after 1PM PST on any pairs that may still be available after that time. Continue reading for more images.