Japanese footwear label Visvim continues in their tradition of unique and dynamic footwear with these Maliseet Elk Folk Moccasins. Ultra soft elk leather, natural crepe sole, and cork footbed make for a comfortable day shoe at its ultimate finest. Exquisitely crafted in the tradition of the Maliseet people, indigenous to the Saint John River between Quebec, New Brunswick, and Maine, experience history and heritage with a contemporary edge as only Visvim provides. Grab these fresh finds from The Glade today.
John Varvatos continues his successful collaboration with iconic American sneaker brand Converse, and offers this Specialty All Star pair of Chuck Taylors for Fall 2010. Over painted and distressed, these premium Chuck Taylors are perfectly in tuned with the masculine rough and tumble vibe of the upcoming season. The shoes capture a distinct motorcycle vibe immediately bringing to mind images of Peter Fonda in ‘Easy Rider’. Take a walk on the wild side with these limited edition All Star Specialty Chuck Taylors from Converse by John Varvatos this Fall from select stockists.
From London-based designer Rupert Sanderson comes these exquisitely crafted Saddled Oxfords. In a two toned model that features Italian black calf leather on white nubuck, with a distinct orange leather sole, be sure to feel quite the dapper fellow in these classic shoes. Equally traditional and contemporary, these are oxfords dreams are made of, and are available online today through Studiohomme.
Iconic French designer Jean Paul Gaultier has teamed with French brand Pataugas for an update on the Authentique Mariniere Boot with that signature Gaultier twist. Using his trademark Gaultier nautical stripes diagonally along the ecru canvas uppers, these classic models are given a quirky and contemporary kick. Featuring a thick white rubber sole, these are bound to be a collectors item sooner or later so grab your pair now from Opening Ceremony.
Converse teams with historic American lifestyle brand Woolrich to produce this sturdy collection for Fall 2010. Onto their third collaboration, the collection features iconic Woolrich hunter plaids and woolen fabrics to update and enhance traditional Converse models including the classic Chuck Taylor. Perfect for the rugged nature of the Fall / Winter 2010 season, this collection is a celebration in the tradition of classic Americana.
Brooklyn label Bed Stu has these killer pair of Magnus Laceless Shoes for the season. Featuring lush brown uppers cut from vegetable dyed leather, and a cork midsole, get killer use from these ultra sophisticated perforated slip-ons. All the goodness of a comfortable slip on disguised as a classy oxford dress shoe. Grab a pair today from OAK.
Japanese streetwear brand NEIGHBORHOOD has teamed with traditional British shoemakers Loake, for a fine collaboration of wingtips exclusive to NEIGHBORHOOD. In their second collaboration, the two brands have created these handsome wingtip brogues featured in a whiskey tan cowhide, and a flashy black patent leather model. These wingtips are exquisitely crafted with meticulous attention to form and detail. Available now through NEIGHBORHOOD.
Boutique retailer, Blackbird in Seattle, has teamed with classic American shoe manufacturers Alden for these exquisite Reversed Chamois Ranger Mocs exclusives. Taking a hundred year old design originating from the East Coast, the classic design was turned inside out, literally reversing the dark brown leather uppers to create a gorgeously textured, comfortable, and durable shoe. Love the East meets West vibe of these gorgeously rugged shoes, grab yours online today from Blackbird.
VANE in collaboration with Sebago are opening their pop-up store in New York City tomorrow. Located at 125 Rivington Street, take a peak at the new concept store, and catch a glimpse of their Holiday 2010 Collection preview. The collaboration of the urban design collective and the classic boat shoe manufacturer sees some exciting and interesting creations on tried and true American classics. Slated to hit stores in October, you can also choose from their current Spring / Summer 2010 Collection that will be on sale at this exciting pop-up venue.
Gucci is scheduling their Icon-Temporary Tokyo Store to arrive June 12 and run until July 4 this year, and exclusive to Gucci’s pop-up store is this exclusive collection of Gucci sneakers. Taking inspiration from the the city itself, Gucci raises the bar on luxurious streetwear with a high impact collection to rock your socks off. Using high quality materials such as crocodile, python, suede, and patent leather, this is a collection of high rolling sneakers that will really make you drool. So if you’re looking to make a pit stop on your trip to Tokyo, make sure to check out Icon Tokyo for a pair of these exclusives from Gucci.