Nike presents a duo of Sweet Classic Highs outfitted with “textile” uppers. Available in grey or dark grey sweatshirt-like fabric, the sneakers are accented with two-tone laces and contrast branding. Grab a pair from Finish Line.
New Era Cap announces the upcoming release of a new snapback series, exclusive to their flagship stores in London, Birmingham and Berlin. “An innovative twist on the classic New Era fitted silhouette, the colourful collection of 18 snapbacks features contrast visors and heavy embroidery in a range of authentic NBA teams through to NHL and Hardwood Classics.” Watch for a release beginning July 20th with further pieces dropping up until the 30th. Again, these are available only in the European flagship stores. Which is absolutely ridiculous given the subject matter.
Kix-Files takes stock in some Air Max 90s from Nike Sportswear’s “Omega Pack”. “The pack consists of two colorways, one features in an obsidian leather upper, sport red accents work on the inner liner, Swoosh, and outsole. While the other colorway features in a light charcoal and liquid lime accents.”
An upcoming Nike Air Force 1 has been spotted and should be on shelves in the coming months. It clearly borrows from the Nike Basketball catalog, seeing as Chlorine Blue–last seen on the “All-Star 2010″ releases–is used as an accent.
Terrem presents their new Tender Boost style for Fall/Winter 2010 and we love it. Not only does the low top shoe look comfortable and will for sure keep your feet warm, it is also a slip-on, making it a practical companion for the winter months. As much as we like the tan colorway, we are not so sure about the royal blue. The shoe will be available from August 2nd at Cueve.
As a part of the Supra Fall Collection, the “Spackle” print will adorn a number of silhouettes and colorways. This Skytop, which is now available at select retailers like Premier Boutique, sports white splatters all over its upper. Sitting under the spackle treatment is navy blue crackled leather, a trick we first saw employed on a very bright TK Society some time ago.
The latest from Creative Recreation comes in the form of its camouflage print Cesario XVI, one of the brand’s more recognized models. Although a bit loud for some, the kicks still carry an interesting look, featuring earthtone-friendly canvas uppers with leather paneling on the heel. Off-white outsoles throw everything together quite nicely. Look for these now through Creative Recreation accounts, priced at a reasonable $70 USD.
As a high-fashion label that has fully embraced the need for an online presence and platform, Gucci has made a note of it to create some styles retailed exclusively online. A selection of footwear are among the men’s highlights for the 2010 fall/winter season. Some unorthodox sneaker styles take shape in mountaineering and leopard-inspired designs. Other styles cater to a more traditional approach with patent wing-tip brogues, ostrich skin loafers and nubuck leather boat shoes. Available now through Gucci.com.
SUPER Sunglasses kick things off with the start of a new line of innovative “extra-curricular” sunglass release. In hopes of keeping things fresh on the eyewear front, this new Randagio is the debut release as it features a unique puma acetate skeleton material and hand-covered in leather. Gold details further compliment the overall design. The Randagio will release on August 5th at select retailers (online at 3pm CET) with a retail price of €223 EUR and a limited run of 230 examples.
Gucci re-appropriate a traveling staple with the creation of this vintage-inspired carry-on bag. Creative director Frida Giannini sought out to re-create some of Gucci’s former offerings dating back to the 60s. With this in mind, the bag features a material known as GG Plus which combines multiple layers of PVC to create a waterproof finish. The Gucci links logo is subtly printed with the final product resulting in a texturized finish.
Rick Ross reveals to MTV that Drizzy was only supposed to only record half of the hook/chorus, but eventually Mr. Graham liked the beat so much that it resulted in the extended version. Rozay says that it may be featured on the deluxe/re-release of his album Teflon Don.
Metallic Gold leather is used on the lower mudguard and the stripes that appear near the midfoot. Surrounding the gold Max Air unit is a white midsole and black outsole. Red accents can also be seen at various points. Look for an August release
This Air Jordan 2 features a primarily university blue-colored construction comprised of leather and faux lizard skin (side panels). Its finishing touches include a black midsole, black laces and minimal branding specifically on the heel and tongue.It is scheduled to hit retailers on July 31st, 2010 for $135
Raised by Wolves and furni come together once again to release a new series of colorways for the 2010 summer season. Based on an original release a few seasons ago, some summer-suitable colorways include pastel versions of green and yellow as well as a more utilitarian gray version. Available now through furni.
The classic PF Flyers Center Hi evolves into the The PF Flyers Double Tongue for Fall 2010. The high top sneaker features twin leather tongues that are pierced for laces and flip to reveal color. Further details includes full grain leather accents and a stitch detail of the PF Flyers chevron on the side of the shoe. Now available through www.shoppfflyers.com.
Black leather makes up the majority of the upper, while a black, net-like texture design covers the side panels and toe box. The solar red hints, such as the swoosh, heel tab and the outsole, provide nice color blocking. Look for this Nike Air Force 1 Black/Solar Red at your nearest Nike retailer now for $88.
Here is the latest rework of the Maison Martin Margiela Replica Sneaker model. Inspired by the army trainer form from Austria in the 70s, the Replica features a one-piece upper in an all white colorway, furthering the traditional clean and modern Margiela aesthetic. The shoe is available now from Dover Street Market.
Something as simple as a cable knit beanie can still look different of everything else on the market, especially when Martin Margiela takes a shot at it. Simple, yet interesting choice of colors and a nice fading effect make these two new beanies stand out from the crowd. They come as part of the new Fall/Winter 2010 Collection and are now available from Aloha Rag.
As you probably know the Jordan 6 Rings is a mashup that consists of the 7 pairs of shoes MJ wore while earning his 6 NBA Championships. In the past we have seen makeups inspired teams conqured en route to the rings, but mark this as the first time we have seen Jordan Legacy product take design cues from the signature shoe of another athlete.
The Foamposite-esque 6 Rings sports a Black and Dark Neon Royal (official color name even) on the upper, but takes the design inspiration another step further with an icy outsole.