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These Trainers Are Rubbish - Literally

These Trainers Are Rubbish – Literally

University of London design students Billy Turvey, Charles Duffy and William Gubbins designed a pair of shoes that are complete rubbish. Literally, the shoes are handcrafted from discarded plastics collected from the English coastline and the banks of the river Thames. The satirical critique is an effort to raise awareness of the negative impact excessive...
Stars & Stripes: Independence Day Style

Stars & Stripes: Independence Day Style

  The Fourth of July holiday is the most patriotic weekend of the year. Whether you’re planning to celebrate on the beach, poolside or with burgers and beer, how do you dress for the occasion without losing style points? Swap the usual stars and stripes prints for these stylish alternatives inspired by Old Glory. Above:...
adidas Consortium UNDFTD x NBHD SS14

adidas Consortium UNDFTD x NBHD SS14

  Who says threesomes never work? For the Spring/Summer 2014 Consortium release adidas got together with Neighborhood and Undefeated for a collection of understated, blacked-out pieces. Two classic adidas styles, the Micropacer and Official Mid 80s, are given stealth makeovers in premium black leather and suede respectively. Both shoes feature Neighborhood’s skull & crossbones and...
Armando Cabral Spring 2014 Men's Collection

Armando Cabral Spring 2014 Men’s Collection

  Armando Cabral’s transition from model to designer may have been inevitable. The Lisbon native with a “life-long passion” for shoes started modeling in 2001 after earning a business administration degree in London. After a career working with a variety of brands, from the lux of Vuitton and Dior to the more familiar J.Crew, Cabral...
Twins For Peace Cameroon Shoe Project

Twins For Peace Cameroon Shoe Project

  When it comes to merging fashion with philanthropy, few brands do it as seamlessly as humanitarian footwear maker Twins For Peace. Founded by brothers Alexandre and Maxime Mussard and dedicated to improving the lives of children in need, Twins For Peace donates shoes, medical supplies, schoolbooks and a portion of their sales to charities...
Stan Smith Y’s by Yohji Yamamoto

Stan Smith Y’s by Yohji Yamamoto

  To commemorate the return of the Stan Smith sneakers adidas teamed with Yohji Yamamoto to create a special edition for the Stan Smith Consortium project. Yamamoto’s avant-garde style blends seamlessly with the sleek silhouette of the original Stan Smith. The resulting Stan Smith Y’s are a combination of navy canvas and white leather with...
Grenson X MR PORTER

Grenson X MR PORTER

  MR PORTER continues to support the British Fashion Councils menswear initiative, London Collections: MEN, with a series of exclusive designer collaborations. This season the retailer teams up with iconic English cobbler Grenson for a capsule collection of footwear from six of London’s rising stars. The creative talents behind Christopher Raeburn, Matthew Miller, Katie Eary,...
CADET Spring 2014 Lookbook

CADET Spring 2014 Lookbook

  With three New York City stores and a factory in Bushwick, Brooklyn, CADET is a truly local operation. The lines focus on military grade precision and subtle details produce an aesthetic with enough of a twist to make the designs desirable and current – without making you look like you’re strutting down a catwalk....
Alden Union Hill Indy Boot

Alden Union Hill Indy Boot

  Need Supply Co. just released their first Alden exclusive of 2014. The tan-colored suede version of Alden’s signature Indy Work Boot is made exclusively for the Richmond, VA retailer. The Union Hill Indy Boot, named after one of the oldest and most historically significant neighborhoods of Richmond, is hand crafted with a double oak...
Eastland X Mark McNariy Ripley USA Loafer

Eastland X Mark McNariy Ripley USA Loafer

    Mark McNairy might be an “obnoxious prick” who makes “ugly shoes” but his talent for putting a twist on preppy classics and incorporating camouflage prints into his designs is unparalleled. The Ripley USA horsebit loafer, part of his Eastland Made in Maine Collection, exemplifies these particular talents. The handcrafted slip on brings prep...
Need Supply Co. New Quoddy Exclusives

Need Supply Co. New Quoddy Exclusives

  Need Supply Co. continues their partnership with the classic American shoemakers Quoddy with the release of three exclusive colorways from the Maine shoemaker. The Parisian blue leather deck chukka, the cavalier olive leather Blucher with a black camp sole and Quoddy’s signature handsewn Maliseet oxford with ultra-soft Utica walnut uppers, a contrasting brick camp...
Tricker’s for SOPHNET. SS14

Tricker’s for SOPHNET. SS14

    SOPHNET.‘s creative director Hirofumi Kiyonaga continues his successful collaboration with Tricker’s for Spring/Summer 2014. The British shoemaker worked with Kiyonaga to create three new versions of their classic wingtip brogue crafted in premium calf leather. All three models, the navy with a silver metallic leather heel, the navy and the navy with silver...