Is it a sneaker? Or is a strangely aerodynamic clog? These are the mysteries where our feet-oriented fashion can take us. French Industrial design house Ora-Ito and the estate of American design legends Charles and Ray Eames are the forces who have concepted these Dutch clog-like joggers for Nike. The idea means to take inspiration from Eames’ famed and much-bootlegged 670 [...]


15 Jul
Because your feet deserve to feel patriotic, too

The Terminator High is a classic Nike silhouette, so it’s appropriate that there be continued reinventions. This time around Nike offers the “America” version, which plays the patriot by applying the U.S.A-flag styling to the upper. While the main portion of the high-top shoe is based upon a washed-out red-white-and-blue motif of our flag, the heel [...]


24 Jun
Happy belated Go Skateboarding day

In celebration of just-passsed ”Go Skateboarding Day” comes this collaboration between Portland outdoor-gear company Poler and the Nike Zoom Air Verona SB. The black upper features a leather side panel embossed with the Poler logo, and a suede toecap in this slip-on style. White rubber sole with gum wave tread. Available at the Poler store for $80, and then jump [...]


10 Apr
Trainer inspired by the NFL's greatest receiver of all time

The new Jerry Rice-inspired version of the lightweight Free Trainer 5.0 built for hardcore activity is now available at Nike. Rice, known not just for his football feats (which place him as the best wide receiver the game has ever seen), but also for his intense training sessions along the steep hills of San Francisco, inspired [...]


1 Apr
Korean artist lifts Nike & N.A.S.A. to the moon for Air Max Day

Just a few days ago, Nike and Nike-shoe enthusiasts celebrated Air Max Day, a Nike holiday of sorts which commemorates the release of the original Air Max 1 back in 1987. The celebration is in honor of the athletic shoe that changed the expectations of what a running shoe could be in terms of fit, function [...]


4 Feb
French styled white leather high-top with navy piping

A.P.C. lays its white-gloved Parisian mitts on Nike’s retro Blazer silhouette for a limited edition sneaker for their Spring/Summer 2014 collection. The handsome high-top shoe utilizes a white leather upper, white swoosh, white laces and white midsole for a super clean look, and then gives it a bit of pop with navy piping around the [...]


Acclaimed illustrator and animation designer Nik Dudukovic will be having his first California-based exhibit this month at the Scion AV space. Opening tomorrow, January 11th, The Secret Clubhouse exhibit will show the Toronto artist’s work in all its cartoony, nostalgic glory. As Dudukovic explains: “Utilitarian quality goods that honor the history of clubhouses — their implied [...]


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, [...]

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