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EARLS COLLECTION x ASICS GT-2160 “Ngāwari” Releases February 2024

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Sydney’s own EARLS COLLECTION, co-founded by ex-rugby player Lewi Brown, partners with ASICS for an impressive sneaker debut. Dubbed GT-2160 “Ngāwari,” meaning “tread softly,” it honors Brown’s Māori roots.

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Crafting a fusion of culture and street style, the design blends earthy brown suede with natural mesh. Green accents pay homage to pounamu, a revered Māori stone. Insoles feature a pāua-inspired print, adding depth to the narrative.

More than just looks, this collaboration bears emotional significance. Dedicated to Brown’s late father and grandfather, it sheds light on mental health struggles. The brand name, “EARLS COLLECTION,” underscores familial ties and mental wellness.


Be part of the story! Participate in the raffle for EARLS COLLECTION x ASICS GT-2160 “Ngāwari” on February 11th, 6pm AEDT (2AM ET), via the EARLS website. The global launch follows on February 23rd at select retailers and Save the dates and be part of the cultural celebration!

In conclusion, EARLS COLLECTION’s collaboration with ASICS presents more than just sneakers. It’s a tribute to heritage, family, and mental health awareness, inviting everyone to walk this meaningful journey together.

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EARLS x ASICS GT-2160 “Ngāwari”
Color: Cream/Peppercorn
Style Code: 1203A493-100
Release Date: February 11, 2024 (EARLS)
Release Date: February 23, 2024 (Global)
Price: $150

UPDATE 2/20/24: ASICS confirms a release date for February 23rd via

Mario Briguglio
Mario Briguglio
Founder and Editor in Chief. My passion for sneakers started at age 6 and now I've turned my passion into a profession. Favorite Kicks - Air Jordan 3 "Black Cement"

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