Harkening back to the days where a pair of pristine white kicks was synonymous with Zen like enlightenment, Adidas Originals brings us the Forum Mid Triple White Sneakers. Picture something akin to the Nike Air Force One, and then give it the traditional Adidas three-stripe treatment. White tie-ups, white ankle closures, white stripes, white leather upper on a […]


High fashion powerhouse Alexander McQueen has teamed up once again with the tennis-shoe gurus at Puma to bring us this rendition of the “Street Climb” silhouette. This take on the ongoing “McQ” joint shoe endeavor is tone-on-tone simplicity. Some touches include patent-leather paneling along the midsole, a translucent heel and the subtle McQueen logo also along the […]


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, […]


11 Apr
An update of the sneaker which originally premiered in 1972

  Nike’s 1977 silhouette is actually just an an update of the Blazer sneaker which came out originally in 1972. Of course a few changes were made including toebox skirting and more perforations below the telltale Swoosh. This version features a bold multi-color zigzag Swoosh and bright orange branding on the heel and tongue. Pre-order it over […]


25 Jul
Audi finally addresses its halo supercar's muddled shifting

A headturner since the day it was first unveiled, Audi’s R8 supercar still guarantees stares and the instant attention of cell phone cameras on the daily. Having experienced both the R8 5.2 v10 and the R8 Spyder versions, we know firsthand the kind of contemplation Audi’s halo car commands. So for its mid-cycle refresh the […]


French designer Pierre hardy has released additional mid-top, silhouette sneakers to add to the Fall/Winter 2012 Animal Pack collection. There always seems to be some sort of animal print that’s in for every season (cheetah was pretty hot this past spring), so why not release your inner animal through a pair of kicks? The Animal Pack […]


6 Jun
Bizarrely inspired ultra luxury sneakers for Fall 2012

The idea behind Alexander McQueen’s latest collaboration with Puma is to pluck design inspiration from a medieval battlefield. Sound crazy? Perhaps it is, but the “Joust Mid” sneakers do their best to look like armor (above), horseback (below) or a moonless night (after the Jump). These are accomplished by employing metallic leather, pony skin and […]