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.
An intriguing combination, the Old Curiosity Shop & Tricker’s have teamed up for this pair of lace up leather boots. Polished black leather with an exaggerated apron seam and cotton laces, they’re a great stylish boot for any young man this season. Available online now.
This sneak peek at the upcoming boots from Mark McNairy New Amsterdam for Acapulco Gold, is just enough to make our mouths water, and wallets ache. English made pebbled leather boots with cap toe construction, and hiking boots, these boots are set for an online release through Acapulco Gold on December 6th.
Happy Socks teams up with Giles Deacon for this beautiful selection of socks for World AIDS Day. Available online now, 25% of the profit off the sales of these socks will go towards the Elton John AIDS Foundation. Great socks for a great cause, available online now.
The Americana trend reaches all new levels with this Crazy Horse collection by Ronnie Fieg made in association with Chippewa. Each leather shoe features a detailed Chippewa logo on the leather uppers, along with Vibram outsoles, leather laces, and American flag lace locks. The collection debuts on December 3rd, 2010 at the David Z flagship store in Manhattan, as well as online.
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FNG has reworked two versions of Fracap’s M120 classic boot, resulting in a very stylish looking hiking style boot. A hand made mountaineering boot from Italy, these boots feature a Morflex Vibram sole, and either full grain brown leather or black waxed leather. Each is limited to 50 pairs, and available from FNG starting on December 2nd.
Converse teams up with Aloha Rag to craft these wild JP Zip sneakers. The inspiration for this sneaker is said to be New York City, and it’s eclectic, cosmopolitan style. To that end, a variety of styles and materials come together for this sneaker. Patent leather mids, buffalo leather details, rubber soles, brass zippers. Limited to 150 pairs, and available online now.
It looks as though it’s time for another Trans-Pacific collaboration, with White’s Boots and NEXUSVII teaming up for this quality pair of boots. A rich pair of black high top boots made using chromexcel leather from Horween Leather, you’ll be able to find these boots at select NEXUSVII stockists soon.
Veronique Branquinho & Camper team up yet again for a new set of shoes, including this Together boot. A classic Chelsea boot design, Branquinho and Camper use highest grade tan leather, to create a beautiful plain toe shoe. The soles are finished off with a stacked heel, and rich crepe construction. Available from Opening Ceremony now.
We know you love your Americana, so we felt we had to do a write-up about this collection of Akat LXes by Taka Hayashi for the Vans Vault holiday 2010 collection. Available in a variety of leather and suede options, we love the detailing Hayashi has opted to go for around the toebox. Available at Bows and Arrows now.