22 Aug
Choose your weapon/footwear wisely

This season’s retake on the CONS Weapon is a slightly lighter-weight version of its predecessors, thanks to its slim midsole. Featuring a black and white upper (or a whole lineup of color choices) for $85. Comfy fit is supported by memory foam Y-bar, plush sock liner and excellent breathability. Dual embossed Converse branding on the tongue […]


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 […]


11 Jun
Crafted in pebble grain leather with varsity striped lining

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 […]


6 Jun
Latest in the Yohji Yamamoto + Adidas collab for Fall 2014

The latest in the long-running Y-3 line — Adidas collaboration with Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto — is this “Zebra” print Hayex High model. The hightop will be the second of the Y-3 endeavors to hit this fall, being most notable for the unique shaping of the Hayex silhouette and the bold zebra print across its quality leather upper. Other details […]


20 May
Leather shoelaces, accented with back-zipper detailing

The latest take on the classic Converse All Star comes from punk-inspired menswear designer John Varvatos. The otherwise classic Chuck Taylor high-top features painted graphite-colored canvas and leather shoelaces, accented with back-zipper detailing. Exclusively available at the Varvatos store for $150. More looks at the John Varvatos Chuck Taylors after the Jump…


16 Apr
Luxury star-studded footwear handmade in Italy

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. […]


7 Jul
Ultra luxury high-tops with a hint of 1960s Mayfair playboy

The latest couture women’s footwear designer to throw their hat into the ultra-luxury sneaker game is Jimmy Choo. The high end London-based label wants to expand their reach to male consumers, and this season will be debuting their collection of men’s footwear with both mature styles and casual sneakers. As the luxury company describes the […]


5 May
Ultra-luxury kicks from the UK

Neil Barrett’s work in the sneaker market is often very creative, his paint-splattered sneakers being one of our favorites. The British designer continues his foray into the world of ultra-luxury high tops with this monochrome black sneaker, crafted entirely of buttery soft premium leather. The sneaker also features a snap-on leather ankle strap and double […]