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 [...]
Versace is Midas touching their basic black high-top sneaker with hints of gold. The buffed leather upper gets laced with gold bling hardware including the gold plaque along the midsole, gold eyelets, lace-up enclosure and side-zipper enclosure. There’s also gold hardware on the fold-over strap enclosures across the front and heel, and medusa 3D-emblem atop the tongue. [...]
Maybe you’re used to seeing designer dude sneaker’s here, but any shoe capable of wrecking both the basketball court and the catwalk has a place in the Supermarket. And so, to appease the inner foot fetishist/lowrider in you, how about some heels on hydraulics? Fashion designer Sylvia Fado has combined ideas of functionality with high [...]
The latest in the long-running Y-3 line — Adidas collaboration with Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto — is this “Zebra” print Hayex High model. The hightop will be the second of the Y-3 endeavors to hit this fall, being most notable for the unique shaping of the Hayex silhouette and the bold zebra print across its quality leather upper. Other details [...]
If you’re trying to complete your all-over robot suit, your fashion hard-wiring may be set to overkill. Nevertheless, Givenchy is about to complete your coding with the Givenchy Robot-print sneaker. Multi-color canvas in retro-robot pattern on the outside, brown leather on the inside of this traditional Vans-like slip-on sneaker. Step into your mother boards for $690.
From where the high-fashion Paris universe of Maison Martin Margiela meets the tried and true Americana of Converse comes the second coming of a collection that matches a classic sneaker with a (paint) splash of couture. After a very successful run last year, Chuck Taylor and Jack Purcell models have once again been given the Margiela white “overpaint” treatment [...]
The latest take on the classic Converse All Star comes from punk-inspired menswear designer John Varvatos. The otherwise classic Chuck Taylor high-top features painted graphite-colored canvas and leather shoelaces, accented with back-zipper detailing. Exclusively available at the Varvatos store for $150. More looks at the John Varvatos Chuck Taylors after the Jump…
If you’ve ever wondered about the history of Stan Smith, and how his shoes became a staple in skateboarding, adidas has come to inform. Did you know the famed tennis player actually cut his teeth performing 360-kick flips in Pasadena? Or that he practiced No Complies on the graffit-strewn asphalt of the Brooklyn Banks? Well, [...]