Bed|Stu goes a bit more upmarket with these Almanda suede wingtips. Featuring heavily distressed suede, they’ve got a bit of that casual recklessness that gives them a bit more depth and character than other wingtips. With a cushioned insole, they’re perfect for long nights out, when you’re not sure when you’ll see your own door again. Available now from Oak.
Gucci comes out with a luxurious Suede Snazzle Loafer, the perfect casual-formal shoe. Perfect for those jaunts out when you need to look laid-back yet stylish, the shoe is done in a unique purple suede. Available now from Matches.
Bold New York label Duckie Brown has teamed with classic American shoe label Florsheim to create these Suede Lace Ups, an updated version of the 1960’s Buck. An oddball pairing at first glance, it is clear both label’s attention to craft and detail are the perfect coupling. With Duckie Brown’s dynamic forwardness, and Florsheim’s century old heritage these Suede Lace Ups are just a taste of a rennaissance of new classic American footwear, and the fresh bright summer to come. Available online now from Florsheim by Duckie Brown.
Common Projects gives us a great warm weather shoe in this suede Desert Trainer. Can’t decide between desert boots and kicks? Get the best of both worlds, with the rugged styling and suede uppers of the desert boot, but the comfort and practicality of a sneaker! Available online now.
Paul Smith Sand Suede Moccasin Boots, available now, are a cool change from the moccasin styles we have been seeing. These suede boots feature a colorful pull-on tab as well as two red tabs for lacing that just make the shoe pop. They also look fabulous on your feet.
Stokton releases a set of suede deck shoes exclusively for Beauty & Youth United Arrows. Available in a brown and a beige, the low Stokton deck shoe features a vulcanized sole, leather laces, and white stitching. Available now at Zozo.
London’s You Must Create has grown significantly over the past few years to become a prominent designer name on the other side of the Atlantic. With this recent collection we get a look in to its YMC Suede Monk Strap Desert Boots. As if the name is not self explanatory enough, the shoe consists of an interesting rendition of the, all of the sudden, popular desert boot. Some technical changes include the strap feature that runs across the mid of the boot. These are also made entirely of routine tan suede upper.
A.P.C. tosses us a preview of their charcoal gray suede derbies; which, are beautifully crafted. Much of the footwear by the company is derbies or low-top sneakers, and these just add onto the nice collection. Not only is it draped in gray suede, it walks on a gum crepe sole. Purchase yours at Context Clothing’s website.
Victim meets UK-based George Cox with the release of the Suede Chukka Boot Collection. Available in three colorways (red, tan, and black) the collection is available at Anout Commune with a retail price set at approx. $290 USD.
Alife’s new shoe, “Chuck”, is a “dress” sneaker that has been in brown and black. This newest color set is blue, red, and green in a smooth suede. The shape of the shoe gives it the feel of a plain-toed dress shoe, but the look of the outsole makes it feel more like a sneaker. The juxtaposition of the two is enough to make anyone want a pair. Try them with your slacks, your jeans, and your cords…enjoy turning heads.