New Balance gives us a sneak peek at what it has planned for the fall / winter of 2011. A patriotic look at sneakers, we see that New Balance sticks with old favorites like the 1300, 998 and 991. All three models pictured are rendered in soft nubuck with patriotic colors.
Lanvin has designed these textured suede trainers as part of its Spring 2011 line. Featuring a honeycomb texture, the sand-coloured, leather-lined low top sneaker features metallic gold accents. The detailed and ornate finish make for quite the handsome sneaker. Available online.
Sebastien Tellier is one of 12 contributors who have reinvented sneakers as part of Lacoste‘s Legends project. Here we get a view of the French musician’s bright turquoise ‘Esteban’ high tops, featuring a thick black strap and Lacoste’s trademark crocodile in silver. The shoes are a vibrant contribution to the collection, which includes inventive collaborations with musicians, media figures and designers.
Vans is known for comfort, so it’s no surprise when we see that they work in chambray on this 106 sneaker. The uppers of this lace-up are done in a dark chambray, giving you breathability and comfort, while the soles remain the trusted Vans vulcanized rubber. Available online now.
nonnative‘s Dweller sneaker gets a fresh new treatment in double layered GORE-TEX for the spring / summer of 2011. A clever little casual shoe rendered in three shades of tartan and gingham, the Dweller will start hitting stores in late February of 2011.
With the New Year still fresh in our minds, Nike Sportswear gears up for the Chinese New Year, with this beautiful ‘Year of the Rabbit’ Tennis Classic, exclusive to Nike China. A white low rise tennis sneaker, Nike details the mens model in red, and women’s in gold, the traditional Chinese colors of happiness and prosperity.
With rabbits on the insole, and ’20’ and ’11’ on the tongues, this great sneaker is available online now.
Louis Vuitton has introduced a new streetwear-inspired sneaker boot called the Tribe for its summer 2011 footwear collection. The shoe features a padded, V-shaped patchwork design crafted from calf leather, and the brand’s signature checkerboard Damier Géant canvas on the tongue and heel. It’s available in white, beige, blue and green colourways.
Rick Owens has just released this new high-top leather sneaker from the Spring / Summer 2011 Anthem collection. The shiny black leather shoe sits atop a rubber sole, and is detailed with a lace wrap tie around the collar and metal side zip fastening. Available online now.
Ateliers Arthur provides this first look at its Spring 2011 collection, featuring two popular styles from the Fall 2010 season. The ‘Ourasi’ is a mid-height canvas shoe with cap toebox. The ‘Prime,’ meanwhile, incorporates waterproof, rubberized leather into the upper, and comes in two colourways, including olive green with auburn brown accents. Expect both at select retailers in March 2011.
Nike has revealed this look at its Air Vengeance revival, part of the brand’s vintage runner series. The classic running shoes in black and grey are given a little character with green accents. Their neon swoosh, side panel and speckling detail similarly ensure they stand out. Look for them in stores come Spring.