Entering the plimsoll market now is Amsterdam Shoe Company with its Toe-Cap Derbi for the summer of 2010. A breathable cotton upper makes these shoes perfect for hot summer afternoons, while a variety of subtle dark colorways give this the perfect modern semi-casual look. Available online now.
Lacoste releases their sleek Rene Mid model in three new colourways for Summer 2010. Featuring two tonal versions in black, and blue, Lacoste also updates a sharp white with navy and red piping details, and the brand’s famous crocodile on each . These are smart, functional, and stylish new kicks ready to march the sidewalks from FLAUGE.
One of the interns was just mentioning the other day, that he needed new sandals for the summer of 2010 – how lucky then that we stumbled upon this look at the offerings Needles has this year! Available in a variety of modern-yet-masculine styles, including a cordovan double strap sandal and a double ring sandal, you can find them at Nepenthes stores now.
Alife NYC has released a wide variety of colorways for the Summer 2010 Collection. The series includes a great bunch of low top models featuring tonal canvas uppers. The shoes are all very simple and classic for easy wear this summer. The only problem you’ll have is choosing your favorite, because we love them all! Available now from Flauge.
Nike is keeping up to date this summer using studs in their 2010 Big Nike Low Rock ‘N Roll Pack. Featured in this pack is a pair of white leather kicks with tonal white studs on the Swoosh and around the toe box. Silver accents stand out on the white leather for an overall clean and cool look. Look out for them at Chapter Express at the end of April/beginning of May.
The past couple of months has seen us accustom ourselves to adidas‘ revivalist inspired collection with DQM. This time we get a look in to the adidas Originals Rod Laver Vintage Summer 2010 collection. The shoe is a low-cut Stan Smith-esque tennis shoe consisting of a partly mesh upper supplemented with leather sections, and come in three colors, white/red, white/green and black. Available at adidas.
Palladium spring / summer 2010 footwear collection is a throwback to an era where military green canvas and the original mustard canvas / putty rubber combination were the order of the day, especially for the French Foreign Legion circa 1947. Two revisions of the classic boot, namely the ‘Pampa High’ and ‘Baggy’ make up the bulk of the SS10 footwear that will be available shortly. Also be sure to be on the lookout for some extra-special colorways in the new collection…
With street fashion being more influenced by classic American style, it’s only natural for boat shoe brands that might normally be overlooked garner some newly received attention. First it was the Sebago Lighthouse and Cool Cats collaboration. Now with Spring slowly creeping up, it’s only right that the New England heritage brand inject the streets with the Docksides, a quality shoe that embodies it’s legacy and vision. Available now at Rugged Sole
New York’s Generic man releases images of their Spring/Summer 2010 shoes with the most obvious feature being the breadth of the new collection. Boasting more then 10 new designs with premium Italian materials including leather, hand made in Portugal, the collection includes dress shoes, tennis shoes, chukka’s, high top sneakers, and a range of other designs in a multitude of colors.
The house of the late great Jeanne Lanvin has released images of what its design team has planned for spring 2010, including this line of footwear. Part of a brilliant accessories collection, this line features some amazing luxury items including some luxe lace-ups in flashy colors, as well as subtler sneakers that are great for some low-key luxury. Continue reading