Self-professed ‘Style Documentarian’ Mordechai Rubenstein, aka Mr. Mort, has teamed up with Maine shoemaking staple Eastland on this special edition ‘Camp Moccasin’. The highest quality Horween leather is used for both the brown lower and contrasting green upper. Hiking boot laces finish off this outdoors-y but smart look. Expect these to hit retailers in the coming weeks.
Nike attempts to cure your winter blues with a version of their Solarsoft Moccasin in an “Atomic Teal” colorway. Mixing a braided suede upper with hits of dark grey on the heel and lining, the entire look is rounded out with a Solarsoft foam sole that blends nicely with the lighter-than-air look of the sneaker. Expect to see the Nike Solarsoft Moccasin “Atomic Teal” at select retailers in the coming weeks.
A leader in woven sneaker design, Nike has been incorporating the structural component in an increasing number of their offering, most notably this ‘Solarsoft Moccasin’ for Spring 2013. Using a Solarsoft sole combined with a suede entwined upper, the shoe manages to unite function with aesthetic.
Russell Moccasin of Berlin Wisconsin have been making outdoorsmen/women friendly footwear since 1898, you may remember us losing it a little over a pair of navy leather boots a while back. Here we see a collaboration with Nepenthes Japan that also has us smiling, oiled tan leather with some subtle brogue detail, these sturdy ‘Oxford’ shoes are slim and smart enough to wear outside of those hunting trips.
Released under their Genuine Hand Sewn collection is this classic Moccasin from Red Wing. Composed of durable, rugged soles and thick leathers, this Mocassin is sure to age perfectly. Camel Muleskinner leather, crepe sole, rawhide laces and the stitch detailing provide the shoe with classic styling.
Leaders 1354 and Adidas Originals have collaborated and reworked a classic model due this Winter Holiday 2011. The Moccassin Mid Releases has a Native-American aesthetic infused into this OG basketball sneaker. Comes in a dark brown colourway with rich leather uppers that is complimented with a contrasting white sole.
The release is expected to hit stores sometime around December 17.
A Bathing Ape has teamed up with Japanese label Cause on this pair of ‘Firewaker’ moccasins for Fall/Winter 2011. We’ve been seeing a lot of this style cropping up this season, but this pair is particularly detail heavy with leather accented upper eyelets, Cause branding on the tongue, & Bape branding where the upper meets the sole.
Maine’s Quoddy claims to make shoes with “guts to last a lifetime.” The mocassin experts, have come through with another stellar pair, in a house slipper style. Quoddy uses Chromepak leather for the basis of the Dawson. The sole is available in either a Chromepak or crepe material. Both of which can be replaced. A leather lacing system surrounds the upper to allow for personal adjustment and comfort.
A quality moc in a traditional style, the hand stitched Dawson is available online.
Arrow Moccasin and Nepenthes New York have teamed up for the second time now to produce yet another excellent footwear option, the New York Ring Shoe. Crafted from a noticeably heavy, thick Swiss hide tanned in England using a secret process that (apparently) no else in the world has been able to copy, the shoe’s superior construction allows for custom fit and maximum comfort. One can get these shoes by placing an order with Nepenthes NY.
Yuketen lets all the big trends of the season mash up together in this wingtip canoe moccasin. We didn’t misspeak, that’s right – it’s a canoe moccasin with brouging throughout, and with a sharp looking wingtip design right on the shoe, and rubber sole for traction. An incredible bit of shoe design, available online now.