Fresh from Love Thy Neighbor comes the LSY, their latest ankle boot. A unique boot using cotton twill for the uppers, and a simple rubber sole, the LSY provides a comfortable walk, with its soft padded uppers, and snug lacing. A brilliant cloth boot, it’s available online now.
The lads at CYDWOQ have us scratching our heads with the Frame, a new clog-like shoe. Chunky with an unusual shape and contrasting shiny and matte leather uppers, the stacked heel provides some support, but still leaves this a curious proposition. An innovative design that might not be for everybody, but is surely workable for the most ambitious of fashionistso. Available online now.
Frank Wright goes for a more courageous design with the Gift, a pair of suede derby shoes. The Gift takes design cues from all over, with unique chukka-like lacing, a slim suede design, and flat sole. A comfortable, thin shoe, you can get it online now.
Dig this beautiful black Creeper boot, a result of the collaboration between shoemakers George Cox and Hong Kong brand 5cm. A unique boot, the simplicity of the plain toe design is countered by the lace-up and side zip design. Made in England, these quality boots are available at 5cm stores in Hong Kong now.
Allen Edmonds produces the MacNeil, a beautiful leather longwing brogue. A classic design, this brogue features gentle broguing throughout, punched in a sweeping design along the shoe. Made in the USA, and available in both black and walnut brown, the MacNeil is available online now.
Love Thy Neighbor outdoes itself with the Strapkicks, a pair of flashy looking ankle boots from Australia. A pair of faux leather low rise boots, the boots feature straps across the top, along with stud detailing on the ankles and straps. A beautiful pair of black boots, they’re available online now.
Yohji Yamamoto’s Y-3 brand meshes sneakers with boots for the Hayworth High, part of the spring 2011 line. A classic high top sneaker design is touched up with bright orange and yellow hiking laces, along with plush padding around the ankles. Support in the ankles and soles for a comforting walk, the Hayworth is available online now.
Looking for a smart looking loafer? Allen Edmonds has you covered with the Stowe, a supple leather loafer with double tasseled design on the front. A charming loafer built with your comfort in mind, the Stowe is hand sewn in the USA and integrates the unique Poron system in its soles, for a more comfortable walk. Available online now.
Minnetona goes tribal with this two-button boot, a suede, fringed number perfect for getting in touch with your outdoorsy side. A soft suede boot, with big metallic buttons on the side, it’s a wonderful unstructured piece, in an attractive orange shade. Available online now.
The Ivy League look is back big, so get the look with this Boston saddle type oxford from Neil M. A rich brown saddle shoe with black saddle, the heel is cushioned with Poron for maximum comfort. A classic shoe, available online now.