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.
Spinning free from all traditional storage systems, the Shoe Wheel is an ingeniously designed mobile storage unit with 20 expandable pockets that can hold up to 30 pairs of shoes depending on the type.
The Shoe Wheel is simple to use. Shoes are inserted into the pockets through elastic bands, which secure them snugly into place. The pockets are easily adjustable to fit a variety of shoes; sneakers, high heels and flats. Just rotate the Shoe Wheel to make a selection. You can pick one up now at Rakku Design.
Ultimate flexibility wins out. It’s advantage Federer in the Nike Free Trainer 5.0. And maybe it’s just us, but doesn’t this seem like a reference to the ‘Fly’ episode of Breaking Bad?
While in Hong Kong, Lester Jones caught up with Alexis Holm the Creative Director behind shoe brand ‘Gram’.
The brand is renowned for it’s clean and elegant approach to shoe design; with timeless styles matched with innovative colourways and patterning, and no style names exist, as each shoe is simply named by it’s weight (shown on the heel detail).
New Balance releases a video that walks viewers through the step-by-step process of shoe production at its Flimby, England factory. The pair of shoes seen in the video are the New Balance 577 “Farmers’ Market” sneakers, which feature tonal green suede and tweed interior, a reflection of its rural England origins.