Being one of the more sub-culturally established names at present, Visvim takes a crack at an already iconic shoe silhouette for their Visvim Autumn/Winter 2009 Jaipur Hi-Hickory; a striped canvas shoe in three color ways (whit/navy, white/brown, white/gray) already grimied and distressed. The style displays character and places an emphasis on the stained and impure which results in a sense of familiarity strait out of the box , also this can be looked at as a good indication of the direction modern shoe design is headed. Continue reading
Just coming off of the success of their recent Malcolm McLaren campaign earlier this year Supreme and Vans team up once more for the VANS X SUPREME Fall 09 collection. Consisting of the Half Cab and the Old Skool which comes with multi colour strings, the design goes back to the basic Vans checkered print in three Continue reading
Nike has stunned us again with a mid-top shoe, but this time they’ve given us a twist. The stitching up front is like that of a moccasin, giving the shoe a more rustic feel. The stone-hued suede on the side of the shoe gives it a rugged feel and the yellow outsole let’s the shoe “pop”. This is the perfect “clean” shoe to wear with your denim. Maybe offset them with some khakis and enjoy the compliments. It’ll blaze trails for you.
High end Japanese fashion label COMME des GARCON joins forces again with the equally newfangled sneaker brand Tretorn for their COMME des GARÇONS SHIRT X Tretorn Fall/Winter 2009 Sneakers. Fresh off the recent release of their Polka Dot joints Continue reading
Shearling lined Chukka boots have been around for years, and at the Vans Shop you can find probably 50 variations of this fall essential. The one you won’t find though is this one coming from the California Collection featuring a wool upper that is shearling lined to (Chukka) boot!
If you can read Japanese or if you’re lucky when it comes to clicking random hyperlinks then you’ll be able to pick up a pair from Essense – take a look around and you’ll undoubtedly find some other gems to update your wardrobe that your friends will be sure to envy.
Photos from Essense, more after the jump.
As previously shown on in Ransom’s Fall/Winter preview, Ransom and adidas came out with a hopeful success for quality shoes and boots. So far the line features three different pairs, including a mid-top boot (The Summit’s), a pair of mid-top leather sneakers (The Creek’s), and a chukka or desert boot inspired sneaker (The Dune’s). The Summit’s feature a suede upper, six eyelet lace, and thick, rubber outsole. The Creek’s are covered in fine grain leather, five eyelet lacing, and rich stitching. Lastly, the Dune’s are an all suede upper, five eyelet’s, with a thicker sole for a pair of sneakers. Each pair features the “Ransom by adidas” logo on the tongue, and multiple colorways as well. These aren’t available yet, but they will be soon, here.