To be clear, the ASICS GEL-Kahana 8 FL isn’t a true slip-on shoe in the sense that you just ease your foot in but it’s perhaps even better.
This new iteration of ASICS’ existing GEL-Kahana 8 shoe ditches conventional laces for ASICS’ special Fast Lace system, which is basically just an easily-adjustable elastic and pull cord set-up that allows the wearer to slip into the sneaker, tighten, and go.
ASICS’ Fast Lace upgrade is easy to use and don’t change the fact that the GEL-Kahana 8 still looks good. What more could you ask for?
Especially as an old man who craves borderline orthopedic dad shoes, I appreciate any sneaker company making its shoes easier to slip on and the GEL-Kahana 8 FL does just that. It’s a slip-on in the sense that you don’t have to lace anything, which I think counts.
It’s the same kinda effortless tech that makes
Unfortunately, ASICS is currently only offering its Fast Lace-fitted GEL-Kahana 8 sneakers in the Chinese sneaker market for now — yours for just over $101 via ASICS’ official
Not that we’re lacking retro ASICS runners that lean