5 Oct
Belgian black, sleek minimalism in high-top form

Kris Van Assche’s latest high-top is made of an clean soft black leather upper with white rubber soles — the Jodhpur silhouette echoing the same themes of black, sleek minimalism found on his couture garments. The 100% leather sneakers feature a velcro wraparound closure with the Belgian’s logo embossed, and can be found at SSENSE for $470.

5 Aug
Luxury sneakers crafted of ultra smooth calf-skin leather

The last time we featured the likes of Kris Van Asshe, it was to feature a messenger bag collab between the Belgian designer and Eastpak, the American lifestyle brand. The latest from Van Assche for the Autumn/Winter 2011 Collection features a pair of ultra smooth black high-tops. The luxury sneakers are made from premium calf-skin […]

26 Jul
A canvas & leather messenger bag with a functional fit

What do you get when you combine one of the world’s largest apparel companies with design aesthetics sourced from a Belgian mastermind? A sublime messenger bag for the man on the move. Eastpak, the massive American lifestyle brand, and Kris Van Assche, he of Dior Homme fame, have collaborated to create this canvas messenger bag. […]

8 Mar
Latest Italian-made luxury high tops

There’s a lot to like about Van Assche’s future thinking sneakers… everything but the price, that is. As usual the avant garde designer thinks forward, but keeps his latest more subtle than some of his past offerings. These 100% premium leather black high-top sneakers features a lace-up closure with wraparound ankle, a fold detail at […]

1 Nov
Wool & cashmere blend for autumn

A solid new jacket release from Dior Homme mastermind Kris Van Assche, the designer introduces the snap button front closure jacket. Crafted in Belgium of fine wool and cashmere, the simple jacket is adorned with side slit pockets and colored in several tones of grey. A durable and smart fit for winter weather if bulky […]

26 Feb
First drop from Van Assche's Spring 2010 line

Kris Van Assche knows what he can do and he does it well. He’s turning out pair after pair of beautiful sneakers and he shows no signs of stopping. These Van Assche Black Combo Sneakers are robust with all the signature stamps of the designer: black leather, high tops, and one distinct feature that makes […]

12 Feb
Now you'll have decide whether to wear them or frame them

Christian Dior creative director Kris van Assche’s Fall/Winter 2010 collection consists of high top sneakers, apart from one model, made from premium leather and suede. The collection keeps consistent through every shoe with a simple palette of blacks, whites, and greys. Though the ultra-stylish shoes are made with the intention of keeping your feet warm […]

8 Feb
Think of them as an investment

These calfskin high top velcro strap sneakers, by Dior creative director Kris Van Assche, are stylish, sleek, and only $587.70. Wait…$587.70 sneakers? I guess that’s what you ask for with Van Assche’s line — dramatic and pricey. Well, if time is money it will only take you a few years of those easy-to-use velcro straps […]