Italian high-fashion house and masters of vibrant knits Missoni have teamed up yet again with Converse to ultra-lux a series of their Chuck Taylor All Stars. There’s just something fundamentally classic to a pair of Chucks that they will always garner new designer reduxes. Hence the arrival of the Missoni’s new Zip Hi “Cashew” this Fall/Winter. With the upper in Cashew-colored suede and a warming […]


22 Jul
Change out your shoelaces for a golden doorknocker

Versace has done the sneaker again, once again pulling zero points in subtlety and nothing but net when it comes to overt decadence. Having already proven their fondness for a shoe in the black and gold, this Versace Medusa high-top sneaker is another rendition of the black and gold, but also comes in a an […]


Well timed with the onset of summer, Vans once again reinvents a classic: the time-honored SK8-hi. Under their higher-end California Collection series, this season’s SK8-hi Zip comes in three versions. Styled with a zipper up the back with a red suede pull-tab and tongue lace loop, the SK8-hi Zip Cali is crafted in premium pebble grain leather with a […]


11 Mar
Like a New England cable-knit sweater for your feet

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 […]


2 Jul
Reconstructed of premium leather in black & white colorway

A couple weeks ago we did a preview of the mastermind JAPAN x adidas Originals final sneaker collection, and today we get to highlight our favorite pair. Adidas’ Rivalry Hi silhouette get the typical mastermind JAPAN treatment, which means they’re constructed of high quality premium materials in a black and white colorway. Of course expect […]


15 Feb
Inspired by the famous fabric of the Irish & Scottish island folk

We’ve already seen Jeremy Scott be inspired by Native American culture with his JS Wings “Totem” Sneakers, so it’s not a shock that he would look to other indigenous cultures for footwear inspiration. The latest are his “Tartan” high-tops inspired by the famous plaid fabric of the Irish and Scottish island folk. For the upcoming season […]


1 Nov
Display your inner turntable geek proudly

Ever wanted the entire history of the record player — from “Berliner’s first gramophone, through the explosion of designs of the 1950s and the sleek UFO styling of the 1970s, to today’s high-performance superstars” — represented in one simple poster? Well gosh darn it, you’re in luck. The Visual Hi-Fi History of Turntables poster features landmark, […]


1 Oct
Longstanding collaboration produces autumnal colorway

After recently having released their “Archive Project” exclusively sold at Parisian boutique collete, Missoni and Converse continue there collective success in a new rendition of the Chuck Taylor All Star Hi for 2012. We’ve been fans of this collaboration for awhile now, cognizant of the fact that when brands as large as Converse and respected […]

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