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.
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.
It’s hard to beat the classics, as Alden proves with this pair of rich perforated wingtip bluchers. Simple open laced shoes with a longwing design, cut from rich burgundy leather, this carries the standard Alden quality of construction. A great investment piece, you can find these wingtips online now.
King of fresh kicks, Converse, has just catapulted itself into legendary levels of cool with their Converse Chuck Taylor Canvas Experiment. To celebrate their classic All Stars, Converse has engineered a giant 5 x 4 meter interactive wall displaying 480 red and black Chuck Taylors, which are motorized to rotate when triggered by motion sensors.
Upon inviting friends to experiment with with the installation, two musicians, Mitch the Drummer and a guitarist named Bjorn, hooked up their respective instruments to the Canvas Experiment and orchestrated their own Chuck Taylor Canvas Experiment performances. You can check out more videos of the experiment as they are added to the Converse Blog, or visit the exhibition yourself at the follow locations:
May 3rd-15th: Courir, 104., Avenue des Champs Elysees, 75008 Paris, France
May 3rd-15th: Converse Store, Münzstraße 18, 10178 Berlin, Germany
May 25 (by invitation only): The Canvas Experiment Exhibition, Paris
N.D.C. expands their line of shoes once again with the release of the Cayuko, a charming new boat shoe. The traditional boat shoe design is retained, with two-tone leather on on a sturdy rubber sole. However, instead of the traditional rawhide laces, the Cayuko uses cotton laces, for a smoother lacing. Available at N.D.C. stockists now.
The clay kicks off at Roland Garros for the 2011 French Open in just fourteen days, and Nike Tennis has crafted this new collection for defending Champion Rafael Nadal. The undisputed king of the clay courts, Nadal seeks to retain his title and the world number one ranking. The Air Max Courtballistec 3.3 is done in bright blue, and plenty of lateral support that helps Rafa’s game. Roland Garros opens on May 17th, 2011.
Ronnie Fieg‘s collab with Sebago picks up with this Dockside fringe shoe. A rustic looking camp moccasin, you can see a rugged charm in this shoe, as evidenced in the rubber and suede construction. A fine fringe details the heel, giving it that extra little something to put it over the top. Available online now.
Harris presents this double strapped monk shoe. A burnished tan leather is used for the construction of this very stylish, Italian made shoe. Silver tone buckles finish the detailing on this semiformal cap toe shoe, which is available online now.
The boys from Rockadelic Shoes hit South by Southwest, to get the word on the brand out. Check out this look at the world famous music festival, from the eyes of a bunch of shoe makers and fans. We wish we could’ve been there, but with this video, it’s nearly the same thing.