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, [...]


10 Feb
Honma Masaaki releases yet another collaboration for 2014

Certainly a big deal was made last year when designer Honma Masaaki announced he’d be shutting down his respected luxury street wear line mastermind JAPAN by the end of 2013. Well 2013 has come and gone, and still new collaborations are arising from the label — such as his XXX — which makes one wonder, are these [...]


In case you didn’t know, Maison Martin Margiela likes paint. In their day the couture Belgian luxury house has crafted many a hand-painted item, including Paint Splattered Austrian Sports Sneakers, White Painted High-top Sneakers and most recently their Paint-Dipped Converse collaboration. Now MMM take those above mentioned Austrian sport sneakers and scribble graffiti on them instead of [...]


17 Jun
Five monochrome colorways for Spring/Summer 2013

Nike’s classic Vandal silhouette — the famed followup to the Nike Air Force 1 high-top — gets a new slate of releases for Spring/Summer 2013. The Supreme Vintage style comes in five very bold new monochromatic colorways, including Fusion Red, Sail Green, Distant Blue, Sonic Yellow and Tropical Teal (above), all in durable nylon uppers with the [...]


10 Jun
Originals Gazelle, CTRY & Pro Model revised in black

We’ve seen mastermind Japan team up with Adidas Originals on a pair of high-tops before, and the results were pretty amazing. Today we see their latest collaboration — and probably last, seeing as mastermind Japan announced this will be their last season. In this last footwear collection Mastermind Japan will take adidas’ Originals Gazelle (below), [...]


22 May
Pool party x BBQ low-tops for Spring/Summer 2013

Do these look more than a little like Converse’s take on the low-top lace-up canvas sneaker? Of course they do. But WTAPS brings in some subtle branding for their own take on the summer classic. Fresh for the Spring/Summer 2013 season, the low-tops are constructed of a sturdy but breezy canvas upper with color-matching toe [...]


29 Apr
Dunk Highs & Lows footwear from the NYC fashion staple

Fashion staple NYLON magazine teams up with Nike for another series of limited edition sneakers, this time getting in bed with NIKEiD for a set of two pairs of Dunks. From the folks at NYLON: “In 2009, NYLON Nikes’s gave you some intensely neon kicks–since that has always been our signature move–but this time we’re [...]


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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