Sneakersnstuff has dominated the Scandinavian sneaker scene since 1999. Over the years, we've worked closely with several major brands to come up with new collaborative models. Now for the first time, we've teamed up with Asics to create the Asics GT-II Stone/Stone, an exciting shoe which brings together Japanese and Swedish design.
The shoe is inspired by the runestones erected by the Vikings all over The Mälaren Valley in Sweden in the fourth century. The Vikings used these stones to mark out their territory and honour their families, and they were regarded as symbols of power and glory. The founders of Sneakersnstuff grew up in this region, and therefore have a strong affinity with these runestones.
Sneakersnstuff chose to restyle the GT-II, as it has been the founders’ favourite model ever since it was first launched back in 1986. The GT-II was the first ever running shoe to feature Asics’ innovative GEL technology for maximum shock absorption, comfort and performance. The new collaborative design features colours taken from original runestones, while the material itself also has a stonelike finish. However, what makes this model particularly unique is the rune-style lettering running along the iconic Asics stripes.
Article number: H10VK-1111