Converse Japan takes the timeless Chuck Taylor All Star silhouette and crafts them in three high end materials, packaging them as their “Workcloth” collection. The three high-tops feature the Chuck’s tractional All Star patch on the side, white outsole and white eyelets, but switches things up with three premium materials:  “duck” beige (below), “herringbone” grey [...]


Earlier this week we showed you the Jean-Michel Basquiat x Reebok “Affili’Art” sneaker collection, and now it’s time for the Keith Haring estate to get in on the retro footwear action. The artwork of the famed New York artist is cleverly incorporated onto classic 80s Reebok silhouettes such as the Ex-O-Fit, Freestyle Hi and Classic [...]


Reebok taps beloved artist Jean-Michel Basquiat for its latest “Affili’Art” collection of sneakers, a program that looks to fuse the worlds of art and fashion. Arguably Andy Warhol’s most talented protegee, Basquiat’s iconic neo-expressionist scribblings are screen printed onto the uppers of several of Reebok’s more popular silhouettes, including Classic Leather, Workout Mid, Ex-O-Fit, Freestyle and [...]


16 Sep
Leather luxury footwear for Fall/Winter 2013 collection

adidas Originals takes its Enforcer Mid silhouette and fits the upper in a “Pellegrini Snakeskin” print. The leather uppers come in brown or grey/black, lending the 1990′s basketball shoe an unmistakeable luxury sheen. Not surprising, as adidas is an originator in using animal prints for their high-end sneakers. The Enforcer Mids feature a Velcro ankle strap, [...]


13 Aug
Yohji Yamamoto's latest collection of luxury footwear

Yohji Yamamoto latest collection of sneakers for his Y-3 line was recently unveiled, and it contains some familiar silhouettes as well as some totally fresh ones for Fall/Winter 2013. Of course even the repeat models are crafted in new materials and colors, including a camouflage and safety orange version of the popular Snow Model (below). [...]


Jeremy Scott unleashes a new wave of his famed footwear for the upcoming Fall/Winter 2013 season. The adidas Originals collection takes several of his most popular styles and gives them a fresh twist, including his JS Wings which are delivered in a dollar bill material over the entire sneaker, and one with a digitized, pixelated [...]


4 Mar
8-minute minimix for Paris Fall/Winter 2013 runway show

M.I.A. put together this 8-minute mix for the KENZO runway show in Paris yesterday for the line’s Fall/Winter 2013 collection. The minimix also works as a teaser to show off some new material set for her Matangi album due in April, which seems to stay true to form by incorporating tons of world beat elements [...]


We have a motto around LIAS: Keep It Stupid, Simple. It seems Supreme and pioneering skateboard brand Independent heed the motto well. Their latest collaborative capsule collection for Fall/Winter 2012 includes hoodies, jackets and shirts, but most interesting is their simply stated FUCK THE REST wool beanie. Really, what more needs to be said? Pick it up [...]

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