NFL star Stefon Diggs gets his first signature sneaker with ASICS

Stefon Diggs, the talented wide receiver for the Houston Texans, has joined forces with ASICS to co-create a highly anticipated sneaker project.
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Maryland native, Stefon Diggs, has successfully stated his case as one of the NFL's top wide receivers throughout his nearly ten-year long career. Beginning his professional career as a member of the Minnesota Vikings, Diggs worked his way to a starting role in his rookie year, despite being selected very late in the 2015 NFL Draft (picked 146th overall in the fifth round). The Vikings would trade Diggs in March 2020 to the Buffalo Bills, where he quickly formed a chummy tandem alongside star Bills quarterback Josh Allen.

But, the four-time Pro Bowler is set to start a new journey in his NFL career with the Houston Texans, after being traded there this past April. Aside from his football endeavors, Diggs is set to expand his ventures to the world of fashion and sneakers, with a first-ever signature shoe project alongside ASICS.

Diggs has been a fixture on the gridiron, but his flair for fashion extends far beyond the boundaries of the game. While he's certainly reaped the benefits of limited-edition cleats, Diggs has also demonstrated a deep passion for lifestyle and fashion. Whether he's strutting down the runway or rocking fresh threads on the field, Diggs is undeniably a style icon within the world of sports, and his involvement with ASICS only serves to solidify his status as a trendsetter.

The highly anticipated collaboration between Diggs and ASICS has finally borne fruit, with the release of an ultra-exclusive, friends-and-family-only edition of the ASICS GEL-Nimbus 10.1, aptly named "FROM: ME: TO: YOU". The Diggs signature GEL-NIMBUS 10.1 model has been reimagined in a striking white, silver, and pink fusion, elevating the classic design to new heights. Contrary to what many believe to be an upcoming general public release, the sneakers are reportedly set to be highly exclusive at just 250 pairs made, largely making them a PE (Player-exclusive) model in the meantime.

The "FROM: ME: TO: YOU" design takes center stage, showcasing a collection of thoughtful touches. The custom tongue branding combines 'Family' with whimsical illustrations of hearts and stick figures, creating a sense of warmth and togetherness. A playful pull tab on the heel, reminiscent of a childhood friendship bracelet, features beads spelling out 'Friends' in a sweet gesture. The vibrant yellow and metallic pink hues add a playful pop of color, while the undulating base pattern subtly references the gridiron, adding an extra layer of depth to the overall design.

Stefon Diggs is not just a force on the field, he's also looking to elevate the ASICS brand with his fashionable touch.

For all the Stefon Diggs enthusiasts out there looking to get their hands on a pair of these bad boys, they'll just have to await further information regarding a full-fledged retail release sometime in the future. Given the anticipation surrouding their partnership, it seems like only a matter of time before ASICS jumps the gun at an official Stefon Diggs signature sneaker drop for the masses.

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