adidas Originals and New York retailer-turned-label Opening Ceremony have released the first look at their second collaborative collection for Spring 2013, starting with the ‘EQT Trail’ High-top sneaker. Injecting this classic adidas Originals silhouette with bright animal print paneling providing strong contrast to the deep blue suede of the upper. With this seasons collaboration taking inspiration from running and tennis, this sneaker inject sport elements into a design that’s clearly street-oriented. Finished off with a removable navy suede liner (see below) and custom Opening Ceremony x adidas Originals heel tags, you can pick this sneaker up now online at Sneakers N’ Stuff for $209 USD.
adidas Originals and New York retailer-turned-label Opening Ceremony have released the first look at their second collaborative collection for Spring 2013, releasing this bright striped take on the “Rod Laver Vintage Hi”. Available in two brightly-patterned striped motifs, the sneaker is also offered in straight black or white colorways for those that don’t need the extra attention. Expect these to drop at select adidas Originals retailers soon.
Opening Ceremony has teamed up with laces specialist Starks on two sets of unique graphic shoelaces. Available in either floral or OC’s signature eye patterns, each lace design is finished with Opening Ceremony branded tips. Measuring 46″ in length, these laces are the perfect way to add some unexpected personality to your shoes. Available now from Opening Ceremony for $8 USD each.
Opening Ceremony and Timberland present a full look at their collaborative footwear collection for Fall/Winter 2012. Featuring the 7-Eye Lug Boot – first seen in their initial 2009 collaboration – the collection also sees the introduction of of the shorter 3-Eye Lug Moc and the OC Oxford Boot. Using everything from premium denim, waterproof suede, rawhide lacing, notched gum rubber soles and padded collars, this offering is a real powerhouse, demonstrating how collaborative pieces can expand the repertoire of both parties. Retailing for $165 USD, $170 USD and $220 USD, respectively, all three offerings are available now at Opening Ceremony online.
Opening Ceremony will be joining forces with adidas Originals on a special Fall/Winter 2012 collection. The “Dress Rubber” pair of shoes arrives in a decidedly semi-transparent tonal upper and is mocked up in a custom “Legion Blue” colorway. Fusing inspirations from cycling, swimwear and more traditional footwear iterations, the Dress Rubber Shoe is rather understated in terms of branding with the exception of elements of debossed logos on the tongue and heel. Tonal stitchwork and an interior paisley footed that coincides with the overall theme round things out.
Now headed by Opening Ceremony founders Humberto Leon and Carol Lim, Paris-based high-fashion brand Kenzo has officially released their footwear collaboration with Vans shoes. Leon and Lim bring their youthful creativity to the Summer 2012 collection with sneakers – using Vans’ Era model, in bright Summer colorways and net prints. Check out the Kenzo and Vans Summer 2012 Collection, set to release in mid-May till July at participating stockists.
New York based retailer Opening Ceremony has teamed up with Italian brand Forfex to create this beautiful Dalmation Sneaker for Fall 2011. Cruelly has nothing to do with these puppies (pun intended), so you can rest assured that the Dalmatian-print upper is faux, complimented nicely by the low-profile rubber outsole & white tubular laces. Retailing for $225USD, you can get these Dalmatian Sneakers elusively at Opening Ceremony.
Straight out of the highlands, come these fur infused boots fro Opening Ceremony. Although we’ve seen a lot of shearling lined boots coming out this fall, these are one of the first contemporary shots, at a raw fur upper.
Bolstered by soft leather and a hand stitching, the crepe soled Breannan2 Taupe boot is something to behold. Available now.
Opening Ceremony tries a texture game in these latest oxfords with a mixed material upper. The basis if the shoe, is brogue stamped smooth leather, however the party starts at the toe, where a rich suede is used. This immediately calls attention to your footwear and through making the pitted leather look even shinier, the Art 1 gets the formal approval. Finished with a genuine leather sole, these get extra points for the generous, five metallic eyelets.
A unique but highly wearable take on the oxford. Available here.
Back on May 17, we gave you a look at the Soludos espadrilles for Opening Ceremony. This week, Soludos have delivered another batch of their custom beach shoes in time to finish off summer.
The latest drop sees a colour palette not unlike the prior releases. Nevertheless, we feel this run has a lot more for the gents. Yes these are unisex, but staying away from floral patterns is a nice way to keep them truly universal. Available through Opening Ceremony.