Onitsuka Tiger is celebrating the brand’s 70th anniversary in collaboration with seven celebrated designers from around the world. The 5th release of the 70th Anniversary Collection is a collaboration Kathleen Hanhee Kye, the creative director of KYE, a brand highly rated by celebrities all over the world.
KYE has updated the GSM which is inspired by vintage tennis shoes and named after the abbreviation of "Game, Set, Match". The style is characterised by its use of bold black and white color blocking representing night and day, a fastener at the instep areas to match the apparel, and contrasting white stitching.
The collection also includes clothing, inspired by a motif shining star in the night sky in white and is emblazoned over a black base. The white and red lines on the side give a sporty impression. The TRACK TOP, a KYE original charm, is combined with a pull tab with an engraved Onitsuka Tiger logo on the fastener. The TRACK PANT features a wide-silhouette along with a large star motif arranged on the back for additional impact.
The 70th Anniversary Collection features seven influential designers from around the world: Takayuki Chino, designer of “CINOH” ; Kim Kiroic, designer of “KKtP” ; Masanori Morikawa, designer of “CHRISTIAN DADA” ; Shimo Zhou and Une Yea, designers of “STAFFONLY” ; Kathleen Hanhee Kye, designer of “KYE” ; Teppei Fujita, designer of “sulvam”. The finale is designed by a secret guest.