30 Jul
Two new interpretations of MMM's futuristic sneaker

We may be pretty deep into summer by now with luxe fashion house Maison Martin Margiela’s Spring/Summer 2014 footwear collection long since on the shelves, but some new future kicks have been snuck into the inventory. The aptly named Future high-top is a round-toe leather shoe, its lace-up closure with hidden laces and fold-over. The […]


18 Dec
LIAS compiles the best for your feet of the past year

Well it’s that time of year again when we recap what we think were the best footwear offerings of 2013 — be they boots, slippers, high-tops, low-tops, sandals, whatever (OK, clearly no sandals). Like many of y’all out there, we have a soft spot in our decrepit hearts for sneakers, and shoes of all sorts, […]


27 Mar
Parisian design firm collabs with French helmet maker

French motorcycle helmet makers Les Ateliers Ruby have done many collaborations in the past, perhaps best known with TRON and Maison Martin Margiela, and their wildest being the mink-fur covered collab with Karl Lagerfeld. Their latest version was done in conjunction with Parisian design firm Ill Studio — a very simple aesthetic carried out on the open-faced Pavillon […]


9 Jan
The perfect shoe for your 23rd Century lumberjack outfit

The recently released Maison Martin Margiela Mirror Sneakers are a Sci-Fi lover’s dream. The shiny high top sneakers come in gold and silver, and look like they belong in a campy 60s film’s vision of the distant future rather than today’s lumberjack-meets-train conductor fashion scene. The sneakers feature gum outer sole, hidden lace-ups and wraparound […]


6 Jan
Italian leather footwear with hand-painted application

The Maison Martin Margiela 22 Men’s Painted Shoe takes a beautifully crafted leather oxford and hand-paints the outsole gold. The unique application to the classic shoe adds a modern, handmade touch. The oxford is crafted from premium Italian leather and is part of Maison Martin Margiela’s 2012 Spring/Summer pre-collection. You can buy the shoes at […]


14 Apr
A couple pieces of brass... err, key chain, for only $190

For only $190 Maison Martin Margiela has crafted the ultimate Key Chain — surely the most marvelous piece of work the Italians have invented since the Ferrari 250 GT. Since your simple mind probably can’t comprehend a design so intricate, we’ll try to break it down for you: OK, so there’s a ring made of […]


2 Feb
Even more wood from the innovative Belgian designer

It seems Martin Margiela has an obsession with wood for 2011, and thinking way outside the box with the material. On Monday we shared with you the Belgian designer’s Wood Effect Shoes, and today comes the Wooden Wallet. Whereas the shoes were simply an applied effect on real napa leather, however, this wallet is actually […]


31 Jan
Like clogs, but more stylish

Not satisfied with simply slathering their high-top suede sneakers with white paint, Maison Martin Margiela has decided to offer you the ability to wear wood on your feet… like clogs but more stylish. Or at least shoes that look like wood, but are actually brown 100% napa leather with a wood effect applied. The shoes […]