Opening Ceremony keeps up the good work with the release of the Leon, this rubber soled oxford shoe in a wild brown medallion design. Canvas oxfords on gum rubber soles, the cotton canvas uppers are done in a detailed print pattern, and lined with leather. A design consistent with Opening Ceremony’s design policy of making the most awesome shoes possible, the Leon is available online now.
Crockett & Jones have you set for the most formal of formal affairs with the Albert, a gorgeous wholecut patent leather loafer. Made in England of fine patent leather, these low pumps are a more traditional black tie option than the usual oxfords, but a dashing choice for the man with a bit more sartorial sense. Available online now.
DVS Cycling, an offshoot division of DVS Shoes, has collaborated with Cinelli bicycles to release the Luster Collection, an awesome new cycling footwear line. The sneakers are customized to suit bikers’ needs, boasting breathable leather sides, pig suede toes for improved pedal grip, and a reflective foxing tape stripe.
Along with being functional, the shoes also look cool enough for non-bikers to wear as well. Available in black or grey leather, with complimentary color accents on the shoelaces and the Cinelli logo on the tongue, we’re looking forward to their release this Summer / Fall 2011.
Salvatore Ferragamo knows luxury, and they flaunt it with this pair of Daulo loafers. Italian made brown leather shoes, these feature a classic penny loafer design, augmented with tassels on the tops, and an apron toe design. All in all, a gorgeous pair of loafers, available online now.
Like everyone, we’ve hit desert boots hard this season. So when we found these Colorado Suede desert shoes by Topman we had to take notice. With attributes similar to a chukka, they have a duel appeal. A longer cuff length will have them looking like a standard desert boots, but a slight roll of the pants and you quickly reveal the true versatility of these suede summer shoes. Available in stores and online.
Crockett & Jones render their Westbourne oxford shoe in a familiar, soft black colorway. A suitably serious shoe, the Westbourne features a cap toe, and soft brogue detailing throughout. Lovely black calf leather and Crockett & Jones’s English construction make for a picture perfect black cap toe oxford. Available online now.
If you’ve been searching for a basic yet classy boot for your wardrobe, look no further than Marc Jacobs‘ canvas laceup boots from his spring and summer 2011 collection. The boot is high cut with thin wooden soles, and can compliment pretty much any stylish man’s footwear collection. The shoe is available online now at Restir.
A more informal derby, the Bryant by J.D. Fisk is a fine cap toe shoe, with a soft tan coloration. The burnished leather used for the uppers is Goodyear welted onto a low stacked heel, giving the Bryant a unique combination of stability, toughness, and style. Available online now.
We can’t tell you just how impressed we are witht these double monk strap shoes from Edward Green for Leffot. Made strong with Genuine Horween navy shell cordovan, these shoes are made to commemorate Leffot’s 3rd annivesary. A superbly elegant shoe, each pair is handmade, and individually numbered. Find them at Leffot.
Supra’s iconic Skytop has entered its third generation with the release of the Supra Skytop III, which should be available mid-summer for sneaker buffs everywhere. Inspired by the 90’s technical era, the shoe seems to be a more mature version with it’s solid coloring and clean outline. Notable changes includes a rubber cage around the midfoot, and a decline in height from the Skytop II.
While we all wait in suspense for the shoe to drop in the upcoming months, a full interview about the Skytop III with original Skytop creator Chad Muska can be found here.