After successful collaborations, Puma and Undefeated have teamed up to deliver a slew of pastel colored sneakers for the Spring/Summer 2012 season.
Titled the ‘Ballistic Pack’, because of its mix of suede and ballistic nylon, the collection offers low and high-top sneakers in of light pastel colorways of green, lilac, orange and grey. Rounded toes, tonal laces and a strong rubber sole with the PUMA branding on the side round out the features.
The ‘Ballistic Pack’ from Puma and Undefeated is a cool alternative to the bolder colorway options out there on the market.
When Adam Kimmel isn’t busy creating awesome collaborations with Carhartt or the Dover Street Market Ginza opening, the designer creates his own designs such as this Suede High Top Sneaker.
The Spring/Summer 2012 footwear arrives in two options of a grey suede and leather upper, as well as an olive/black colorway. Both shoes feature quilted side paneling, accented with an embroidered lightning bolt, tonal laces and Adam Kimmel signage on the top tongue.
Available now, the Adam Kimmel Spring/Summer 2012 High Top Suede sneakers can be purchased through Aloha Rag.
The Spring 2012 release of the Spectator LX from Van Vault sees the shoe released in black/castlerock and brown/burgundy colorway with tonal laces. This time, leather accents are offered as opposed to the suede options in previous releases. This shoe certainly has a classic appeal and will be available through participating Vans Vault retailers this April.
Grenson has developed a highly limited edition ‘G Zero’ collection for 2012, taking the high standards of this storied English brand to new levels of craftsmanship & quality. The shoes features elements like ‘closed’ stitching, where stitches are hidden below the surface of the leather. Soles are hand-painted & embossed with a single red rose, & sole waists are beveled & rolled for a truly bespoke effect. These shoes are available at Grenson’s Liverpool St shop, as well as at Mr. Porter.
Unique is the word to describe the Fall/Winter 2012 collection from Volta footwear.
Offered in a boot and two mid-highs, the shoes sport a combination of leather and knit jacquard uppers. The rippled sole is a great feature as these shoes, with its loud design should help (if one chooses to do so) to trek through the snowy Winter months.
Very unique and different, look out for the Fall/Winter 2012 collection from Volta to be released later in the year.
Ransom Holding Co. by adidas bring their Spring/Summer 2012 collection to all Kith NYC stores.
The Spring/Summer 2012 line features The Pier, Strata, Army Trainer Mid and Army Lo sporting new stylish sillhouettes that are functional for every time of the year. Features on the Pier include a lightweight Espadrille inspired shoe with a canvas upper. The Strata offers a leather upper with suede details and a pull tab heel. The Army Trainer Mid and the Army Lo are of course military inspired, with the Lo offered in premium suede and canvas and the Trainer Mid coming in premium suede and soft calf leather with rubber toe cap.
Perfect for the coming warmer months, the Spring/Summer 2012 collection from Ransom Holding Co. by addidas are now available to purchase at all Kith NYC stores and online shop.
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Take a look at the latest shoe release from Veja Mediterranean for Spring 2012. A mix between a boat shoe and sneakers, these shoes are made out of nubuck and created with ecological materials. The Leather and laces are created without chromium while the sole and the rubber were derived from rubber trees located in the Amazon. Available in 3 color combinations: Camel/Auburn, Geranium/Navy and Navy/Auburn.
On March 1st, 2012, heritage boot brand Palladium launched its first collection under the new Palladium Sport label. The new collection features Palladium’s signature canvas in bright athletic colors – red, kelly green and indigo, with the classic Palladium rubber outsole in white.
In conjunction with the launch of Palladium Sport, they’ve released a film series which highlights the new collection through an ‘urban exploring’ lens. The three-part series, entitled “Streets in Focus”, showcases three young photographers as they offer firsthand insight on their craft and the hidden terrain that inspires them within their home cities. Take a look below at the first two parts below:
Episode 1: Josh Gordon
Episode 2: Awol Erizku
HUF presents the first delivery of their Spring 2012 Footwear lookbook. Shot on the streets of New York, the lookbook (shot by Brian kelley) features skateboarders Aaron Herrington, Billy McFeely, Emilio Cuilan, Sage Elsesser, and Luke Clerkin riding the streets on NYC while showcasing HUF’s skateboard footwear.
The first delivery sneakers are now available for purchase through the HUF online shop.
A new silhouette is given to the Spring/Summer 2012 collection from French footwear brand Bagua. Uppers consisting of suede, denim canvas, tumbled leather and mesh give the plimsoll and chukka-inspired footwear a varied look, all the while keeping the same slimmed down, minimalist approach it had before. Look for the Bagua Spring/Summer 2012 collection to be released soon through participating stockists.