For Spring 2013, Mollusk and Generic Surplus have shared insights into California culture to create a casual shoe that celebrates the California coast and echoes the lifestyle of today’s modern adventurer. We’ve aimed to design a shoe whose style and functionality transfers seamlessly from beachside activities to day-to-day city life. The Mollusk shoe comes in brown, washed black, and navy suede and is now available at Mollusk and Generic Surplus retailers worldwide. You can pick up a pair here.
Red or Dead and George Cox come together to create a small collection of men’s creepers for the upcoming spring season. The standout piece is this vintage-inspired loafer with tassel, kiltie fringe detail and oversize outsole. Limited to 24 pairs per style, these hand made in England shoes are available exclusively at Schuh.
Copenhagen-based Norse Projects has taken to working in partnership with bespoke footwear manufacturer Tricker’s to create this collaborative ‘Blucher’ shoe. This latest collaborative project acts to refine the traditional aesthetic of a classic men’s footwear style; the officer’s blucher shoe. Imbued with a balance of minimalistic detailing and utilitarian execution, function lies at the core of each model. Featuring a crepe outsole, Tonal laces and contrasting leather stitchdown construction, this shoe perfectly showcases the aesthetic tastes of Norse Projects and the refined craftsmanship of Tricker’s. The shoes are available online at Norse Projects.
Long ago, a shoe endorsement was the pinnacle of an athlete’s commercial success. Then, Michael Jordan arrived and became the first athlete to be a “brand.” After the first pair of Nike “Air Jordan” basketball shoes rolled out, the former Chicago Bulls guard elevated his profile from superstar to transcendent, cross-over commercial icon. Now, almost 30 years since the first sneakers debuted and nearly a decade since Jordan retired as a pro athlete, his brand endures and continues to perpetuate his basketball legacy. All trademarks and copyrights belong to their respective owners.
Detailing the precision and expertise that goes into crafting a pair of sole molds for a Red Wing boot, Master Mold Maker Craig Holst explains the dedication and attention to detail that Red Wing Shoes’ craftsmen employ every day on the job.
Common Project is known for beautifully minimal pieces, and these ‘Derby Shine’ shoes fit that bill completely. Made of 100% premium black leather, it features a deep burgundy polished upper and a rubber wedge sole fastened with durable Stormwelt construction. As with all Common Projects pieces the signature gold-embossed numbering detail is ever-present on the outer heel of each shoe. Available for purchase now at Boylston Trading Co.
Those in the market for a fresh pair of wingtips may well consider J. Lindeberg’s offering. Their classic wing tip shoe is done right in a chocolate brown that suits up well with navy or charcoal trousers. Every wardrobe should have a pair of brown shoes ready to go.
Happy Socks team up with Keds for a collaboration with Red, White and Blue American spirit. Ked’s Champion shoe has been covered in oversized polka dots designed to be worn with Happy Socks limited edition striped socks, they come as a combo, it’d be rude not to. Available for men and women, find them at Colette.
Two sneakers are released from Saturdays Surf NYC as part of their Spring apparel collection. The first release is called ‘Mike’, a lace-up staple in a high-top model. The Second is called ‘Jay’ in a classic sneaker silhouette. Both Mike and Jay come in black, burgundy and blue colorways and are now available to purchase from Saturdays Surf NYC stores an online shop.
Check out these suede shoes – a new release from New York label Size sur Vingt. Constructed with perforated leather, the shoes arrive in colorways of medium grey, green, brown and bright navy with coordinating colored sole accents and laces. These shoes are guaranteed to make big statement, perfect for those with bigger attitudes. Pick yours up, now available from Size sur Vingt.