12 Aug
Half sneaker half boot half alligator...for cold environments

As summer winds down, we’re given the opportunity to check out some new cold weather kicks from a company that knows how to keep the focus on their philosophy and not one particular shoe. New Balance, unlike most shoe companies, uses a numbered reference system instead of the traditional naming. The newest in their line […]


1 Jul
Let's face it, dirt should only be stepped on by $1,500 shoes

What kind of mental buffoon would wear $1,500 boots to go hiking in, you may ask? Probably the kind of person who deserves to get their credit card stolen. If there is any piece of footwear that necessitates performance over luxury it would be hiking boots, but Alber Elbaz seems to disagree. The couture French […]


15 Jun
Camouflaged Toðer hiking boots for Fall/Winter 2011

Bernhard Willhelm has never been one to hide behind bland or staid designs, and his latest hiking boots are no exception. A collaboration with the well established Camper brand has resulted in these Toðer Hiking Shoes for their Fall/Winter 2011 collection, the one above in a grey camouflage colorway. It’s no surprise that Willhelmme — […]


24 Jan
Limited edition polka dot hiking boot hybrid shoes

New Balance teams up with Japanese boutique atmos with this H574J ABK sneaker. Known for their bold creations, atmos continues the trend with this leather black and white polka dot hiking boot hybrid shoe which pops with a turquoise contrast detailing. Pre-orders for these limited edition sneakers will start January 31st and it will see […]


18 Oct
When sneakers and hiking boots mate

Lanvin combine the high-top sneaker and infuse it with various hiking boot features — such as D-ring lace holes and higher-cut silhouette — to make their Hi-Top Hiking Sneaker. The premium brown nubuck and suede are contrasted with purple laces, and implemented with a full-length vertical zipper for easy entry. Nothing at the high end […]


30 Sep
The Bernhard Willhelm vs. Camper Hiking Boot

Avant garde German designer Bernhard Willhelm teams up with Camper to give his interpretation of one of the most functional — and un-designed — pieces of footwear on the planet: the hiking boot. Combining the boot with many aspects of a running shoe, Willhelm has created a true headturner. Five more colorways of the crazy […]


20 Sep
The A03 WA in a new colorway and H710 for Fall 2010

This week New Balance have unveiled two new hiking boots, the A03 WA in a new colorway (above) and the H710 for Fall 2010 (below). Known more for their expertise in running shoes, New Balance is highly touted for its quality craftsmanship, so I supposed hiking boots are well within the realms of reason. The […]


5 Aug
The definitive mountain boot for Fall 2010...?

Nobody does luxury streetwear quite like Japan, and among the best of market is mastermind JAPAN. The Adidas sneaker they did was bonkers, and this Mountain Boot is not far behind. Made of a rich dark leather in their signature black and using Vibram soles, the boot is loaded with fine details like a zippered […]