Black and gold has long been a popular pick leading up to February thanks to the Black History Month tie in. Whether or not this new Asics GT-II colorway was serendipitously scheduled or explicitly picked to hit around this time for a reason remains unclear, but it’s a good look either way so we’ll take it. Kicking off what is poised to be a big year for Asics, this retro runner sticks with the classic suede and mesh combo, letting the darker tones dominate the upper. The gold sweeps in through the side slashes Asics branding, a look we’ve seen atmos grab for their various Asics team ups. Follow us after the jump for the full look and pick these up from the appropriately named Asphalt Gold in Germany.