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Model: Raito Racer
Key Features: 360-degree Primeknit upper, Boost midsole, translucent lacing system/overlay, micro-studded outsole.
Release Date: December 13
Price: Reportedly $330
Editor’s Notes: Y-3 introduces an all-new silhouette for SS19, the Raito Racer, which is a streamlined redesign of adidas’ I-5923 Boost.
The Raito Racer is named for the Japanese word for “light” (“raito”), serving as the lightest and fastest sneaker under the Y-3 label. The shoe features a breathable 360-degree Primeknit upper, with a Boost midsole underneath. A sock-like collar provides a snug fit, while the laces are held in place by a translucent overlay. Lastly, the grippy, micro-studded outsole bears a pebbled effect.
Y-3 is scheduled to launch the all-new Raito Racer at Y-3 stores, select retailers, and online tomorrow, December 13.
For more new footwear, be sure to check out adidas’ Ultra Boost 19 runner.
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