The Naval, The Generic Man‘s first shoe and a staple of the brand ever since release is a great introduction piece to the unitiatied and a standby for fans. Versatile, elegant, the Naval features crisp, clean lines and quality craftsmanship and materials throughout. For Fall/Winter 2012, the Naval is updated in season-appropriate tones and materials: cognac suede, charcoal nubuck, and pebbled black leather provide subtle seasonal options. The shoes in their three colorways are available for purchase now in stores and online from Saks Fifth Avenue.
British label George Cox teams up with efiLevol on this lace-up boot. Going with the all-black design with contrast coloured stitching, the boot has a leather and suede upper with a two-tone effect. The boot also has “NOTHING IS BEAUTIFUL” printed along the ankle panel. This pair of George Cox are available on Zicue.
The Fitzsimmons is a eco-friendly take on the hiking boot from Native Shoes. The boot mold is injected with foam EVA, and the material is actually quite durable than it looks. Add to the fact that it’s incredibly lightweight, and washable. It comes in 10 different colourways; including some bright bold colours.
The Alexander McQueen x Puma Fall / Winter 2010 collection is seen here, continuing the legacy that the late Alexander McQueen started. The Street Climb model comes in various heights beyond high-tops with a neutral colour palette. Check your local Alexander McQueen carrier for availability.
All 3 colourways of the Luke Meier x Vans Syndicate Zero collaboration have surfaced. This is a great low-top sneaker by Vans for casual sunny days or to step outside to the corner store. They come in a beige, black, and maroon colourways, complete with suede uppers and rubberized soles. Available now at Concepts.
Toronto-based Ransom is back at it again with their collaboration with Adidas. The Valley returns for their Fall / Winter 2010 collection, this time using suede instead of leather and in grey and black colourways. The subtleness of the materials and the colours combined give it a nice and clean look.
Sperry Topsider released their Original Workboot Chukka. The mid-top boat shoe/boot comes in leather materials, similar to a workbook. It comes in two colourways and is available now in the Sperry online store.
Opening Ceremony’s Spring / Summer 2011 Preview is officially out. They have a new high rise military combat boot that looks very interesting, it combines quality leathers with closing constructions. Furthermore, Opening Ceremony introduces new materials, new silhouettes, and new prints in their shoes, while also introducing cork on the uppers.
DC Shoes is no longer your standard skateboard brand, they’re making boat shoes in their Spring 2011 collection. Now you see their Lieutenant WR boot. It’s completely waterproof, using nylon and leather uppers in crafting the boot. It uses a mid-length lining cushion system for extra padding for each step. Also, it is padded inside with lining for extra warmth in the cold.
Japanese label Untold, unveils a new design in their line: The 7-Hole Boot for their Fall / Winter 2010 line. There are two colourways of this specific style: a black suede and a maroon leather. A great high-top boot for days in the city to stomp around in. Available in October 2010 at Untold accounts.