Taken from their new ‘Premium Pack’, this new iteration of the classic Shadow 6000 sees Saucony utilize a variety of choice materials. Starting with some superbly plush suede, the 6000′s uppers are topped off with smooth leather and breathable mesh and sit on top of a classic PU Ionic cushioned sole unit. Available now at End.
Designed by Mark McNairy and made by Sanders & Sanders in Northampton, the New Amsterdam collection is a first class merging of modern styling with heritage. Using the finest materials and incorporating McNairy’s astute eye for detail, this is one of the most anticipated collections of recent years. A clean and simple take on a classic style, the Commando Sole Low Boot is a prime example of the collection’s on top quality construction and expertly executed design. Bench made in Northampton, England, they feature full grain uppers with a subtly contrasting heel panel and a Goodyear welted to a classic British Dainite sole unit. Available now at End.
The CVO is one of Sperry’s archive nautical silhouettes, and offers a more casual alternative to the Authentic Original deck shoe. This premium laced sneaker is constructed form premium woven canvas, and sits atop Sperry’s legendary laser cut out sole. Perfect for Monaco, or Morcambe. Available now at End.
American brand Epaulet New York have increased their offerings to include a pair of premium Tennis Sneakers. Handmade in Portugal from full-grain leather from the Italian Gruppo Mastrotto tannery, and fixed upon an Italian Margom sole, these shoes are a work of art in craftsmanship and simplicity of design. You can pick up the shoes in white and black calfskin as well as snuff suede at Epaulet now.
New Balance keep up the pace with a fresh reissue of their ML574 sneaker silhouette. The vintage-styled runner is given a modern update with a punch of neon accenting. A metallic midsole adds even more pop to a classic sneaker design.
Shoes Like Pottery make some of the finest canvas sneakers available today, thanks in part to the rare process that gives them their ever so slightly unusual name. A vulcanizing process carried out by only a handful of skilled manufacturers and named ‘Ka-ryu’ in the original Japanese, Shoes Like Pottery fire each pair of sneakers in a kiln, giving the sole a uniquely flexible and highly durable finish. Hand stitched in Japan by a selection of skilled craftsmen, the Vulcanized High Sneaker is finished off with a wax stamp style sole decal depicting the ‘Uchide no kozuchi’, a magic mallet which, when swung, was believed to grant it’s holders wishes. Available now at End.
The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star is a true icon. Originally released in 1917, this classic style is just as popular almost a century later and this 1970s iteration pays homage to the All Star design of the era with a recreation of the original sole unit to 70s specifications and limited edition branding to the heel. A classic that will never go out of style. Available now at End.
The Hermosa sneaker derives its name from the coastal Socal town where Yuketen runs its operation. Based on the classic deck shoe, the shoes are crafted in Italy by leather artisans. Premium suede graces the upper, while a smooth leather lines the interior. Side McKay stitching is used to secure the sneakers rubber sole directly to the upper ensuring long term durability. Finishing touches include: leather overlayed memory foam insoles, leather laces and matte metal lace eyelets. Available now at Haven.
New Balance 501 has a new camouflage launch for June. For the summer, the New Balance 501 for men and women is updated with a digitized camouflage and suede upper. For men, the sneaker will come in a neutral grey, and for women the camouflage is in a tropical pattern in bright elderberry, green and neutral grey.
The latest Camo Pack will be available beginning June 1st and retail for $67.95.
Continuing with their prolific output in celebration of the FIFA 2014 World Cup, Nike releases a special “Brazil” sneaker pack featuring two colorways as a nod to host cities Rio De Janeiro and Sao Paulo.
For Rio, a mosaic green upper is paired with a rainbow ankle to celebrate the cities reputation for a certain ‘joie de vivre’. The Rio pack consists of a Nike Lunar Force 1 Mid Jacquard, the Nike Air Max 97 Jacquard and the Nike Tiempo Zoom Mid 94 Jacquard.
Sao Paulo is gets a more subtle patterning inspired by the cities cobblestone streets. It’s features across the Lunar Force 1 Jacquard, Blazer Zoom Hi Jacquard and Tiempo Mid 94 Jacquard.
Look for all these editions in the Brazil Pack to be available at Nike Lab locations today, June 26.