Nike Sportswear releases the SFB chukka, a chukka variant of its Special Forces Boot. We just can’t decide what to call this; it’s got a bit of chukka styling, a bit of winter boot toughness, and Nike’s sneaker sensibilities. A truly unique shoe made with suede uppers with nylon paneling, this extremely limited edition boot is available online now.
Amsterdam Shoe Co. has sent over this sneak peek at the deck oxford it has all lined up for the spring / summer 2011 season. A clean pair of canvas sneakers, the Deck Oxford’s going to be a godsend on hot days this summer, when we want something a bit classier than slippers, but still breathable. Expect release info closer to the summer; February 2011 may have been mentioned.
Let’s get a closer look at this men’s footwear collection from Giorgio Brato for the spring / summer 2011 season. The offering is a cross section of men’s shoes, with lace-ups, sneakers, and ankle boots all offered. Though the selection might look divisive, the unique distressed finish on all of them ties them together.
For spring / summer 2011, Dickies produces the Workabilly Mid, a mis-rise, chukka style sneaker. Featuring simple construction and contrast stitched canvas uppers, these wonderful sneakers should be fast favorites as your go to casual sneaker this summer. Available in three colorways, navy, beige, and olive khaki.
Mors previews their spring / summer 2011 collection, an assortment of basic sneakers in a variety of colors. The collection is loaded basic designs, with Italian suede and nappa uppers stitched into simple, bold shapes, with rubberized soles, and simple colorways. A great collection, we can’t wait to see them in person when they see release.
adidas Originals recently hosted a launch party for their spring / summer 2011 collection, at Paris’s Point Ephémère, and this video shows all the magic. On display were the clothes, the lifestyle, the designers, the press, and of course, plenty of sneakers.
Building on the popular ‘Switchback’ silhouette released this past year, Vans has given a sneak peak at two new colorways that will be available in the new year as part of their Spring collection. The shoes feautre an all-leather or nubuck construction that will be available in a blackout, or black with brown accent colorway. Look for these to his select Vans retailers Jan. 1st.
Converse teams up with Aloha Rag to craft these wild JP Zip sneakers. The inspiration for this sneaker is said to be New York City, and it’s eclectic, cosmopolitan style. To that end, a variety of styles and materials come together for this sneaker. Patent leather mids, buffalo leather details, rubber soles, brass zippers. Limited to 150 pairs, and available online now.
Dickies expands its horizons yet again, crafting the Transporter Low, a fresh looking pair of casual shoes for spring / summer 2011. A pair of fine understated canvas and suede shoes, they’ll be available at select Dickies stockists in a variety of colors when delivery comes.
Deluxe has decided to take on a classic, with some brilliant results, re imagining the Vans Chukka as a rich leather piece. The shape and design is familiar, retaining the silhouette and Vans branding, but the material is black leather with a croc skin finish, and white toe cap. A fun design, with November 3rd release date confirmed.