Airwalk recently sent a pair of their Tennis yellow Jim sneakers to the office, and we were able to take them around for a bit of a stroll. A re-issue of the classic Jim shoe, these sneakers are comfortable and light on the feet, with a bright fuzzy yellow outer, reminiscent of tennis balls. A bright pair of attention grabbing shoes, they’re available now from Airwalk and at select Airwalk stockists.
Salvatore Ferragamo produces the ‘Party’ slipper, a patent leather loafer for those black tie events in your life. A charming pair of black patent leather pumps with a decorative elastic band on the front, they’re the perfect finish to your tux, and the preferred footwear for black tie events. Available online now.
Blackbird has teamed with Quoddy to produce the special ‘Black Coffee in Bed’ Quoddy boots. Not just any pair of boots however, these Quoddys are hand made in Maine of black nubuck leather, then covered in a dry tarry wax, and shipped with two pairs of rawhide laces. The result is a rich, dark boot, that’s not fit to be shipped alone.
With that in mind, the boots are only being shipped as part of the Black Coffee in Bed pack, which includes one pound of Blackbird brand whole bean coffee, a porcelain Blackbird branded coffee tumbler, a Blackbird branded notebook, and wood storage basket to keep it all in. Available online from where else, Blackbird, now.
Allen Edmonds crafts the Benton, a beautiful brown cap toed oxford shoe, perfect for the dapper young gentleman. A striking balance between ornate design and simplicity, your practical side is shown through the simple cap toe and unadorned medallion, while your sense of flair is given purchase in the punch detailing. Available now, from Nordstrom.
McKinlays delivers these new pieces for holiday 2010. Three new designs are included in this delivery, including a clog, a brogue and boot, each rendered in a soft suede. Exclusive to the Japanese market, you can find them at Nepenthes now.
adidas releases the David Beckham (or DB) Doley Lux, an understated casual sneaker, breaking away from its traditional arrangements. Going for a more classic shape and design, in the vein of Converse, the Doley Lux is rendered in soft brown leather, with a white outsole, and simple cap toe. A great, clean casual shoe, it’s available online now.
Alden produces this variant of its familiar Longwing brogue in a natural Chromexel finish. Using Horween Natural Chromexcel, the familiar stacked heels have also been redone in a rubber waterproof, slip proof Commando sole, making them suitable for the icy ground this season. Available online now.
O’Keeffe goes all classic with this brown leather lace-up brogue. Featuring a low stacked wooden heel, and handcrafted in Italy, we’d be hard pressed to think of a better choice when you’re looking for something to pair with a fine tweedy suit. Available online.
Wolverine keeps you warm and on firm footing during the cold and icy season with this pair of Branson hiking boots, made with Gore-Tex construction. Leather boots with d-ring construction and Gore-Tex cushioning for support and warmth. Available online now.
French brand Givenchy adds a bit of an edge to your look with the Capsule Punky boots, a pair of basic black boots. A pair of ultra tough Croatian made boots, rising to the ankle, Givenchy gives them a stylish moc toe, in addition to the d-ring lacing system. The shoes are finished in two-tone leather, and feature a rubber sole for traction in harsh conditions. Available online now.