Scheduled for release this Spring is the ML574 Workwear Pack from New Balance. The earthy colorways of black, brown, navy and gray give these shoes a cool rugged look than the brighter and sportier ML574 released in past years and will feature premium suede uppers and waxed cotton shoe laces. Whether for work or play, New Balance’s ML574 Workwear Pack sports swag that is for the stylishly understated everyday man.
Constructed using eco-friendly suede, you can tread happily wearing any of the latest releases from Parisian shoe designers Good Guys. Holding true to their motto “Finest Men’s & Women’s Shoes Suitable For Vegetarians”, this line of stylish suede oxfords, available with either laces or a buckle, are made with 100% non-animal based materials. Each pair of Good Guys Suede Oxford’s has a duo-toned outer sole, offering a pop of red that adds to the overall attraction of the shoe, no matter what colour way you decide to go for. Topped off with the Good Guys initials on the heel, these finally crafted Oxford’s are the perfect way to class up any outfit.
Branching into new territory, Carhartt will be offering an extensive lineup of footwear in collaboration with Black Diamond. Providing a solid collection of styles while maintaining the brand’s signature philosophy. Featuring waterproof shoes with heel guards, OrthoLite technology and Carhartt direct welt construction. This warm, sturdy boot comes in multiple colourways with bold designs catering to every ones tastes.
Available next year at Carhartt retail accounts and online via Carhartt.com
For those of you in North America trying to get your hands on Carmina footwear, your prayers have been answered. New York’s Epaulet is now stocking a small capsule collection of footwear by the highly coveted brand in a limited run. One of the standout styles available are the Fitzgerald short wings that are made from genuine Horween Shell Cordovan. The Forest last featured on these has a slightly higher toebox and rounded tip for both comfort and old-school style. Other details include waxed cotton laces, signature purple leather liner, and a sturdy Goodyear-Welted double leather sole.
Leffot are currently offering an extremely luxurious shoe by Edward Green that blurs the line between casual and elegant. This Dover shoe undergoes an extremely rigorous creation progress that requires not only skill but incredible patience. Each pair is sewn by expert craftsmen who use pigs bristles instead of metal needles, which is no simple task. In fact, prepping the thread itself is a major step that means combining several long strands and bonding them with wax then splitting the end of the bristle and lashing the thread to it. Made from sturdy walnut country calf leather and winter ready Dainite soles. Dover 606 Last.
Vans is previewing their next hot release for their upcoming Spring 2012 Collection. Dedicating the 106 Vulcanized low top sneaker to talented singer, songwriter musician and actor Iggy Pop. Featuring a distinct premium all black leather version with wool lining which was inspired by the classic Dr. Martens boot, as word by Iggy Pop himself.
The young and talented L.A. blogger Levi Maestro takes an opportunity to collaborate with Vans on a brand new sneaker. Tailored on Maestro’s personal preferences which include a low cut, grey premium leather with suede material on the toecap. The highlight is a deconstructed panel, square lace holes and multicoloured rubber waffle outsole.
Keep a look out for these sick sneakers with a release date set in January 2012.
Nike has been dabbled with a new shoe and popular colourway they plan on using for their upcoming release in Spring 2012. The Dunk Mid Pro comes in a golden hops colour scheme with black oiled leather. A smooth application of suede runs across the shoe with subtle hints of red tracing their way to a customary embroidered tongue tag and heel suede hit.
adidas Originals has launched an innovative new shoe just in time for the Winter Holiday 2011. The H3LIUM ZXZ Runner is the lightest shoe ever made from the brand. Infusing previous footwear models to make this hybrid a benchmark in sneaker design. The results have produced lightweight, breathable footwear without compromising comfort or structural integrity.
Mathieson has unveiled their latest shoe that will hit stores in Spring/Summer 2012. The Mathieson Treks are an interesting hybrid that show off a mid top skate and hiking boot silhouette. Made from suede and ripstop fabric for a scratch resistant upper and a durable vulcanized trek sole. These rugged beauties still carry a lightweight make and easy-to-wear qualities of a skate shoe.