The lads at CYDWOQ have us scratching our heads with the Frame, a new clog-like shoe. Chunky with an unusual shape and contrasting shiny and matte leather uppers, the stacked heel provides some support, but still leaves this a curious proposition. An innovative design that might not be for everybody, but is surely workable for the most ambitious of fashionistso. Available online now.
Frank Wright goes for a more courageous design with the Gift, a pair of suede derby shoes. The Gift takes design cues from all over, with unique chukka-like lacing, a slim suede design, and flat sole. A comfortable, thin shoe, you can get it online now.
Love Thy Neighbor outdoes itself with the Strapkicks, a pair of flashy looking ankle boots from Australia. A pair of faux leather low rise boots, the boots feature straps across the top, along with stud detailing on the ankles and straps. A beautiful pair of black boots, they’re available online now.
Yohji Yamamoto’s Y-3 brand meshes sneakers with boots for the Hayworth High, part of the spring 2011 line. A classic high top sneaker design is touched up with bright orange and yellow hiking laces, along with plush padding around the ankles. Support in the ankles and soles for a comforting walk, the Hayworth is available online now.
Minnetona goes tribal with this two-button boot, a suede, fringed number perfect for getting in touch with your outdoorsy side. A soft suede boot, with big metallic buttons on the side, it’s a wonderful unstructured piece, in an attractive orange shade. Available online now.
The Ivy League look is back big, so get the look with this Boston saddle type oxford from Neil M. A rich brown saddle shoe with black saddle, the heel is cushioned with Poron for maximum comfort. A classic shoe, available online now.
Allen Edmonds has made the Cody, a beautiful black leather loafer with a little something extra. A tasseled moc style loafer, the tassel features braided leather, while the apron on the Cody features a unique thatched design. A real American-made luxury shoe, available online now.
Love thy Neighbor puts a modern twist on the classic derby with the Charlie, a distressed faux leather piece. Black vinyl is wrapped into a flat sole, open laced design, with slight wingtipping. A charming casual shoe that’s both stylish and vegan-friendly, you can find them online now.
Ted Baker crafts the Masou, a beautiful pair of chunky desert boots, perfect for the cooler weather. Baker uses a thick polished brown leather for the uppers, and places them on a traditional stacked heel, resulting in a sturdier piece of work that provides a comfortable, sturdy walk. Available online now.
Minnetonka releases a warm moc great for the cabin crowd, the double bottom fleece Moccasin. A softsole piece perfect for walking around the ski lodge, you can see the rich buffalo check fleece on the inside, great for keeping your feet safe from the cold winter air. Available online now.