Having celebrated the Reebok Insta Pump Fury in their Issue 29, Sneaker Freaker has “produce(d) a short film that shines a light on one of the most intriguing and polarizing footwear designs of all time.” Starting in a Fuzhou, China factory where the shoe is manufactured, the video sees the reunion of Steven Smith and Paul Litchfield; the original designers of this iconic shoe.
Nike’s Roshe Run silhouette has been nothing sort of an immense success; having seem multiple iterations and collaborations in only a few seasons of the style’s existence. Sole Collector recently released a video unveiling the true inspiration behind the popular design. Designed by Dylan Raasch, the Roshe Run went through 16 different design editions before one was finally deemed as being perfect. The inspiration for the silhouettes came from a Roshi Zen Master (“Roshi was changed to “Roshe” for legal reasons). A fantastic video full of interesting facts, this is well worth a watch.
U-Dox gives us a supplementary video look at their recent book release ‘Sneakers: The Complete Limited Editions Guide”. Featuring interviews with Tinie Tempah, Eliza Doolittle and many more on their love of sneaker culture and extensive personal collections, the video also gives the uninitiated a look at the book itself, which features over 300 of the top limited edition kicks to be released over the past 10 years. For more about “Sneakers: The Complete Limited Editions Guide” or to pick one up, head here.
Nike Senior Design Director, Rob Dolan takes us inside the Flyknit revolution and the updates for the design of the Nike Flyknit Lunar2. The magic of Flyknit Lunar2 comes through pairing the powerful and ultra light Nike Flyknit upper with the super soft an responsive Nike Lunarlon cushioning.
The 50 Years Of Nike by the team at OutletShoppers.com
To celebrate the return of the Stan Smith, a host of international talent from the worlds of music, sport and screen came together to reveal what the sneaker means to them. The trailer includes anecdotes from actors Will Arnett, Max Greenfield and Ana Girardot; Tennis Star Andy Murray; singer-songwriters Sky Ferreira and Momo Wu, DJ’s Kim Ann Foxman and Terranova; designers Lucio Castro and Louis-Marie Castelbajac; as well artists Hisham Akira Bharoocha and Xander Gaines.
It started 40 years ago with our original yellow boot called “Timberland” that became an icon. Today, the same quality craftsmanship lives on — in styles like the Earthkeepers Heritage Rugged LTD boot.
Footwear brand SWIMS has made a serious name for themselves by reintroducing the galosh to keep your standard shoes clean and dry in foul weather, and for Fall/Winter 2013 they add a new brushstroke print to their product to give it some extra pop. Complete with a shock-absorbing heel, tear-resistant material and ‘Intelligent fit’ design, these are a must-have for the winter months. Shop this pair and many other now at SWIMS.
Watch YOURS destroy their Classic Grey High-Top in a myriad of interesting, and entertaining ways.