Andrew McDonald provides us with a close look at some of the shoes that he’s worked on for the fall / winter 2010 season. The pieces feature some rough and rugged designs, with worn, distressed leather, unfinished laces and other rough edges to give them a sort of vintage appeal.
Dior Homme releases their line up of sneakers for their Fall/Winter 2010 Collection, and it’s an exciting mix of revamped styles, and new ideas. Kris Van Assche does well to meld characteristics of heavy outdoor footwear with classic sneaker designs. An earthy pallette does well for the season, and a good play of texture, and material makes this sneaker collection another slam dunk from Kris Van Assche’s dramatic and refined sensibilities.
We’ve got a quick preview at the first Christian Louboutins from the upcoming fall / winter 2010 collection. Featuring wild black-and-white zebra stripe on both, we’ve got one pair of studded slip-ons as well as a pair of desert boots with rich red contrast uppers. No word on when we’ll see them in stores yet.
Here we get a great look at Givenchy’s upcoming fall-winter line. The variety of models is more than enough to get you through the seasons, with high-tops, low-tops, and even a Red Wing-esque boot. The line is focused on the darker side of the spectrum with most models sporting a gray and black color scheme as well as thick set soles and strong black bands thrown in around the upper sections. Just looking through this collection has us planning for post labor day fashion already.
Chinese footwear label KIROIC and Korean designer JUUN.J collaborate on footwear for JUUN.J’s 2010 fall/winter 2010 collection. The shoes are made with high-quality leather and features zippers that when undone, reveal laces beneath. Look out for these six different models later this year.
The Vans Fall/Winter 2010 Versa is a shoe that has been created with hardcore skateboarders in mind. The shoe will be available in with a few material choices: premium suede with canvas uppers, or oil suede with leather uppers. It will feature a slimmer profile, high-grade EVA midsole and a very tech-sounding ‘BoardFeel XD’ construction.
The shoe was designed to have the perfect look both on and off a skateboard, complete with a bottom that will deliver the grip, cushioning and performance every professional boarder seeks. Look for these to be released later this year.
The Y-3 Fall/Winter 2010 Honja Studs Pack are a line worth getting excited about. The upcoming Honja High and Honja Low’s are both premium black leather with the perfect amount of stud work in all the right places, adding to the style of the shoe without descending it into novelty. You can look forward to slipping a pair of these on your feet later this year.
Giuliano Fujiwara goes all avant-garde on us with these sneakers for the fall / winter 2010 season. Wow doesn’t even begin to describe these silhouettes. All we can say is that if you love shoes, you’ll love these. They’re sleek, they’re futuristic, they’re flashy as all hell, and they’re some of the most exciting kicks we’ve seen in days.
Rag & Bone has you covered for formal footwear for the fall / winter season of 2010. Little birds tell us that the soft crepe sole are the big draw here, but we’re attracted to the earthy colors, high quality craftsmanship, and fine stitching and punch-hole decoration. There are four styles here for you to consider, with boots and even penny loafers ready for your review.
Raf Simons showcases with upcoming Fall Winter 2010 collection. With a variety of styles and color choices, the collection provides modern takes on the sneaker silhouette in both hi’s and low’s. Premium leathers, corduroys, and other textures appear throughout the collection, which goes heavy on straps over laces.