New York accessories label The Hill-Side has released this look at their take on warm-weather footwear for Spring/Summer 2014. For those familiar with the brands signature ties and pocket squares, these sneakers carry forward with the emphasis on unique patterns and materials being used in new and interesting ways. Made in Japan, you can shop these Hill-Side sneakers now here.
Their first collection of footwear, New York-based Strange Matter shows that despite being the new player in town, they have some serious design skills. Four silhouettes are on offering in this Spring/Summer 2014 collection, made from premium materials like Italian calfskin and kid suede. From minimalist low silhouettes made from single-piece uppers to a strapped-up high-top, these are a welcome way to stand out on the streets.
Givenchy presents their coveted range of luxury footwear for Spring/Summer 2014. The primary silhouette is the famed Tyson High Top sneaker, which can be had in an all-black, all-white, and black and white colorway. A floral-print slip-on is a particularly nice edition for the warmer months. You can check out the full offering over at Sneakerboy.
Iconic American athletic footwear brand K-Swiss gives us a look at what’s in store for Fall/Winter 2014 with this lookbook. Making their name on tennis courts around the world, the collection presents some reworked versions of their Classic, Classic Lite P and Classic Lite S silhouettes. Though we don’t yet have details on availability, we can tell you that they’ll hit shops like Foot Locker and Urban Outfitters when they finally land.
Known for their minimalist take on elegant sneaker silhouettes, Common Projects gives us a look at what’s in store for their expansive Spring/Summer 2014 footwear collection. Sticking to what works, the sneakers are all minimally adorned and relatively tonal, with all the typical Common Projects silhouettes represented. For more information check out Common Projects.
Footwear label Creative Recreation has released six new silhouettes in this lookbook for Spring 2014. The new designs are decidedly luxurious, with premium materials like suede, leather and pony hair making various appearances. Though relatively monochromatic, a few pairs stand out with geometric and animal prints that add come pop to the offering. Along with the photospread below, there’s also a video for your to check out. Enjoy.
This year, British footwear establishment Grenson have collaborated with several of London’s premiere menswear designers to create a collection exclusively for luxury retailer Mr. Porter. The offerings, designed by the likes of Katie Eary and Christopher Raeburn among others, is titled “London Collections.Men” and spans a diverse range of styles.
The “London Collections.Men” footwear features a variety of silhouettes and materials, like Agi & Sam‘s double monk-strap in suede and leather, or Christopher Raeburn‘s cancas and leather boots, with green premium canvas uppers and textured brown leather accents reminiscent of a military boot. As mentioned above, the Grenson “London Collections.Men” footwear offering will be available exclusively at Mr. Porter.
Vans introduces new colorways of the Era, Madero and Sk8-Hi this spring with the Hemp pack. The seven-piece collection presents the Classic forms in soft hues with double-stitched hemp materials updating the footwear range. Vans’ iconic Era and Sk8-Hi silhouettes kick off the assortment with tonal uppers, hemp paneling and a clean white midsole finish. The Madero completes the offering with additional monochromatic color-ups that showcase the eco-friendly fabric from ankle counter to toe vamp. The Hemp editions of the Era, Madero and Sk8-Hi are available now at select Vans Classics retailers.
Although he once claimed that he would never make casual footwear, Tom Ford has introduced a preview of Fall/Winter 2014 sneakers that seems to contradict that statement. Though the silhouettes may be quite casual, we assure you the materials and construction are not. Leathers used are polished for three days, luxurious suede’s and leather linings make these shoes fitting of the designers name. Expect these to hit Tom Ford retailers around July.
Designer KRISVANASSCHE presents its Spring/Summer 2014 footwear collection, offering a selection of high-fashion takes on traditional sneaker silhouettes. Luxury imaginations of familiar themes, this collection features offerings like a classic low-top in crocodile leather, or a high-top with an extreme back-set lacing pattern (still figuring out how long those will take to put on). Hiking boot inspiration also plays a prominent theme. Overall the offering is classic Krisvanassche and will definitely appeal to fans of his over-the-top aesthetic. Look for the collection soon at select Krisvanassche retailers.