If exclusivity and singular particularity is your thing when it comes to sneakers then this is it. Stampd’la is readying the release of the Stampd’LA Black Numberd’ Collection which features a high cut black canvas sneaker numbered 1-9 and zero on the outside side surface of each sneaker. These are limited to only 150 pairs and can be found online.
The Nike Tennis Classic AC ND White/Sail-Navy Blue is not much different then the other Nike Tennis drops from last year. This time Nike utilizes another simple colorway and a few new materials. The only bit of color on this shoe is the blue used on the heel tab. And the difference in materials is the white pebbled leather used this time instead of the regular leather used in previous designs.
Portugal’s Valini creates these two boots, called the 8 Eyelet boots, exclusively for Japan’s Nanouniverse. The boots come in two colors, black and brown and are both done in suede and are touched up at the toe to provide a feeling ware and tear which gives a bit of character to the boots.
The past couple of months has seen a proliferation of dress shoes, or at least there on the ‘scene’ more then they have been in the past, especially in the urban or street market. The coming of the new year has not changed much in this respect. Grenson previews a shoe from there Spring/Summer 2010 collection, the Howard shoe; a dark brown suede low cut dress shoe remodeled for extra lightness and comfort for the coming summer months
Englands’s Oki-Ni releases four new shoe designs for its Spring/Summer 2010 collection. The shoes include both outerwear and dress shoes. The Armstrong is a desert boot with a distinctive toe shape that comes in both a dust blue and mid-grey suede. The Finaly is a derby grey with a layered wooden heel and comes is a simple suede. The Harry is a rubber soled boot that comes in both navy blue and grey suede. And Finally, the Max is also a boot with padded ankles that comes in a black leather and sand-colored suede.
Jay Kos displays some of its 2010 spring footwear collection. The collection includes a number of colorful suede bucks done in a range of eye popping colors, a few of which stand out of the pack (for me) include the green and the lime yellow. Other colors include orange, purple, red, grey and pink. The shoe also contains a very smooth looking insole done in a lighter color with a reflective gold Jay Kos emblem at the top.
New York’s Generic man releases images of their Spring/Summer 2010 shoes with the most obvious feature being the breadth of the new collection. Boasting more then 10 new designs with premium Italian materials including leather, hand made in Portugal, the collection includes dress shoes, tennis shoes, chukka’s, high top sneakers, and a range of other designs in a multitude of colors.
Premier Japanese flagship store Openers reveals a few of their favorite shoes including these luxurious Gucci slip ons. For me its not exactly the fact that the shoes are Gucci that gains my attention, but the beautiful shimmering color tones that both shoes come in. Another thing about these shoes is the crisp clean look they carry. From the leather type to the quality and look of the out-sole, these are dripping with grandiose extravagance.
Source: Openers Japan
Japan’s Foot the Coacher releases some winter reinforcements with its Foot the Coacher Arctic Shoes. The name is self explanatory since the shoe is designed for extreme winter conditions coming with a leather ankle strap for tightening. The exterior is done in black leather, while the interior of the shoe is fur.