25 Jun
This summer's shiny rendition of the classic tennis silhouette

Adidas Originals knows well the classic simplicity of the Stan Smith sneaker. It is an icon in sneaker culture, one that is constantly being reinterpreted re-imagined — and this summer the tennis shoe is getting the reflective treatment. Available in either a reflective black or silver colorway, both feature a snakeskin heel panel, tone-matched eyelets, [...]


3 Dec
Clean, simple & affordable suede & leather footwear

Los Angeles’ Generic Surplus releases a new silhouette for the holidays: the Champion. The Champion’s clean and simple aesthetic is offset by its pure affordability, despite its suede and leather upper. The LA label’s latest sneaker sits atop a new custom cup sole and is available in black or brown for only $95 — find [...]


Legendary graffiti artist Chaz Bojorquez lends his design style to Converse for an update on their iconic Chuck Taylor All Star hi models. The limited edition sneakers feature many a fine detail, including hexagonal lace eyelets, woven waxed laces, embroidered heel logo, printed insoles and most boldly the Los Angeles artist’s “Senor Suerte” skull on the [...]


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 [...]


26 Nov
Classic footwear silhouettes in faux pony hair & black leather

The Converse Pro Leather has undergone a number of unique makeovers from style-worthy labels, including  Stussy’s patchwork Pro Leathers we featured back in August. As part of their “Ride or Die” pack,  Boston’s Bodega boutique has completed their own rendering of the famous shoe in honor of Converse’s Massachusetts roots. Adding to the complex diversity of the [...]


2 Nov
Timeless cover art by Derek Riggs gets the sneaker treatment

Arguably the best Iron Maiden album ever (and they’ve made a lot), and their first with Bruce Dickinson, The Number of the Beast celebrates its 30th Anniversary this year. To mark the occasion the British heavy metal band is collaborating with Vans on their fifth set of sneakers together, and their first since 2008. As [...]


4 Sep
Classic silhouettes get a camo revision for Fall/Winter 2012

Japanese brand MIHARAYASUHIRO has revealed two new camouflage-inspired shoes and boots for their Fall/Winter 2012 collection. Pictured above are the “Camo-Toe” Brogues which replaces what would traditionally be a plain color toe with orange and burgandy-based camouflage. The rest of the shoe is a clean black, with brogue detailing throughout the leather. The “Camo-Toe” Brogues [...]


1 Aug
Classic silhouette gets a herringbone tweed upper for Fall 2012

Gearing up for fall, iconic southern California sneaker brand Vans presents the Madero CA “Tweed Blend”. This spiffy take on the Madero silhouette adds herringbone tweed upper with leather details and metal eyelets. The slip-on sneakers are perfect for the fall day outfits that aren’t cold enough for a tweed jacket, but could use a [...]

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