Mors previews their spring / summer 2011 collection, an assortment of basic sneakers in a variety of colors. The collection is loaded basic designs, with Italian suede and nappa uppers stitched into simple, bold shapes, with rubberized soles, and simple colorways. A great collection, we can’t wait to see them in person when they see release.
Adidas isn’t just about the kicks, as these hiking boots from adidas Originals shows. Taking the hiking boot design, and putting it through the adidas paces, the end result is a suede and mesh boot with the three stripes styling along the white vibram outsole. D-ring laces and winter padding around the mouth and tongue finish the design off. A great boot, available online in wine and black colorways now.
ACL gives us a look at this video that showcases just how Abbeyhorn shoehorns are made. Top grade horn is used as the raw materials, and craftsmen who understand the subtlety and effort needed to create a truly amazing shoehorn.
With ice on the ground and frost on your chin, it’s worth keeping a pair of these L.L. Bean Stabilicers Lite in your car trunk just in case. A slip on addition to any boot or shoe, the Stabilicers provide traction with metal studs that give you the purchase you need in the ice. Available online now, in four different colors.
adidas Originals recently hosted a launch party for their spring / summer 2011 collection, at Paris’s Point Ephémère, and this video shows all the magic. On display were the clothes, the lifestyle, the designers, the press, and of course, plenty of sneakers.
John Bakery gives mods a way to survive the snow with this pair of brogued Chelsea boots, sure to be winter regulars for you. The boot features a traditional wingtip design on the medallion and vamp, along with a classic Chelsea boot’s rise, pull tab and stretch paneling. Available online now.
Nigo continues the Mr. Bathing Ape line of dressier Bape options for the spring / summer 2011 season, as this brogue preview shows. A full oxford made using fine polished leather in a two-tone design, we can see the brogue going back to a more traditional Bape branding, with the familiar shooting star motif on the sides.
Vans Vault gets only more and more ambitious with their designs, as this preview of a derby for spring 2011 shows. The derby is an interesting turn from the traditionally skate based brand, showing their willingness to dive into lifestyle wear, while at the same time, retaining their focus on performance and comfort.
Marc Jacobs produces the Rumble boot, a beautiful pair of brown leather Italian made boots. Rising high to help you trudge through the snow, this boot features a wraparound stud piece, and pull tabs to help you get into these boots in the cold. Available online now.
KG By Kurt Geiger presents the Cameron, a bump toe pair of lace up shoes. It’s a unique mix of casual and formal. The black leather cut into a derby design, with low wooden stacked heel feels businesslike, but the soft laces create an ineffable air of casual comfort about them. Available online now, they’re a great choice for Saturday afternoons with your friends at the pub.