Givenchy is no stranger to the luxury high-top, and thus continues on its trend of patterned tennies with this bright and brash plaid sneaker. The plaid pattern on the premium calfskin upper being an alternating blend of red, navy blue and khaki tones. The look is topped off with Givenchy’s signature 3D metal star-studded Velcro closure at the ankle. [...]
The new Jerry Rice-inspired version of the lightweight Free Trainer 5.0 built for hardcore activity is now available at Nike. Rice, known not just for his football feats (which place him as the best wide receiver the game has ever seen), but also for his intense training sessions along the steep hills of San Francisco, inspired [...]
The British Alexander McQueen design-house manages to maintain the McQ aesthetic, while dropping a new style with this fresh take on the high-top sneaker. The two-tone sneaker top is an eye-popping but neutral mix of khaki-green and beige letter print with a quilted, cushion-y, Velcro fold-over closure. With a leather interior and rubber sole, the final touch [...]
Just a few days ago, Nike and Nike-shoe enthusiasts celebrated Air Max Day, a Nike holiday of sorts which commemorates the release of the original Air Max 1 back in 1987. The celebration is in honor of the athletic shoe that changed the expectations of what a running shoe could be in terms of fit, function [...]
Perhaps the illest kicks to hit the air since the winged sandals of Hermes, Jeremy Scott presents these Electric Mesh Wings 2.0 as part of his 2014 Spring/Summer collection for Adidas Originals. Bold being an understatement, the synthetic mesh upper is colored a vivid electric lime, featuring an untraditional closure that is a lace-up with [...]
The Adidas Consortium has a new PLAY, a project involving top Asian designers doing re-interpreptations of the otherwise tried-and-true Stan Smith (you know, one of our favorite sneakers ever). This simple-but-retro shoe, is perhaps most often recognized for its basic design, perforated “three-stripe” sides, all-leather top, and standard rubber sole. But designer Shigeki Fujihima adds [...]
The classic high-top gets an upgrade into full grain cowhide leather in this Hi cut sneaker from Junya Watanabe’s current MAN collection. Other features include reinforced, contrast stitching, a sturdy-but-comfortable canvas lining, glossed metal eyelets with cotton shoe strings, and the no-skid rubber sole that every sneaker should have. Get a pair at Haven for $378.
Today we had an adidas tracksuit that doubled as a laptop case, so why not throw in a sweater that doubles as a sneaker? This time it’s Cambridge boutique Concepts who teams up with Converse to create a very unique interpretation of their Pro Leather Hi silhouette. Using what they call an “Aran Sweater” treatment, Concepts [...]