28 Jan
Three customized Italian-made frames in homage to Detroit

The highly talented brothers over at RETROSUPERFUTURE have collaborated with Carhartt’s premium Work In Progress sub label to release their latest collection of handmade eyewear. Specifically for the upcoming 2014 Spring/Summer season, RETROSUPERFUTURE have taken three of their silhouettes and had them customized by Carhartt WIP, who names each frame after an area of their hometown [...]


It’s no secret we love our Stan Smiths — we rated them pretty high in our Top 13 Sneakers, Shoes, Boots, High-Tops & Luxury Footwear Of 2013 best-of list. So it’s exciting to see the high-end maestros at adidas Consortium re-imagine the sneaker in a quartet of premium materials. Although one of the greatest attributes of the shoe [...]


Converse Japan takes the timeless Chuck Taylor All Star silhouette and crafts them in three high end materials, packaging them as their “Workcloth” collection. The three high-tops feature the Chuck’s tractional All Star patch on the side, white outsole and white eyelets, but switches things up with three premium materials:  “duck” beige (below), “herringbone” grey [...]


Common Projects taps designer Robert Geller to collaborate on their latest collection of shoes, deciding on a high-top silhouette for a pair of shoes. The luxury sneakers are both crafted in Italy and are available in two colors: navy (above) and black (below). The navy sneakers use premium nubuck for the uppers, while the brown [...]


2 Jul
Reconstructed of premium leather in black & white colorway

A couple weeks ago we did a preview of the mastermind JAPAN x adidas Originals final sneaker collection, and today we get to highlight our favorite pair. Adidas’ Rivalry Hi silhouette get the typical mastermind JAPAN treatment, which means they’re constructed of high quality premium materials in a black and white colorway. Of course expect [...]


11 Jun
Skateboarding footwear & premium Lifestyle Collection

For their upcoming Fall 2013 collection, Converse’s skateboard-oriented CONS line will launch two separate collections. The first more traditional skateboard line will include Nick Trapasso’s Pro II and the CONS CTS models. The second aims upmarket, utilizing luxury materials to craft what they’re calling the Lifestyle Collection. The sneakers will include the Pro Leather Vulc, [...]


3 Jun
Handmade in Italy of supple leather & premium British wool

We’ve covered many hard graft items in the past, and this is yet another standout from the Austrian brand. Speciallizing in iPhone and laptop cases and the such, this CarryOn suitcase is one of their larger bags thus far. Handmade in Italy of fine supple Smoke leather and lined in premium British wool, the Smoke [...]


24 Apr
Decorative Japanese low-top footwear in thick premium leather

Japanese shoemaker SASQUATCHFABRIX present the latest colorway of their Ghillie Wingtip Brogues. The low top leather wingtips are fashioned in black and white thick premium leather, incorporating the namesake Ghillie-style ivory lace up closure with leather tasseled tips in black. The highly decorative brogues also feature perforation and serrated edges throughout, with a tonal leather [...]

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