The recent drop of the Converse First String has yielded these classic ‘Shooter’ low tops. In an antique sports model, the shooter features an all canvas upper, contrast metal grommets and white non marking sole. The real treat here however, is the leather lining. Not only soft on your tootsies but much better for odor protection than nylon or polyester.
Want something that isn’t a plimsole but achieves the same style effect? The First String Shooter by Converse comes in white or black and is a great all around summer shoe. Available online.
From Marc Jacobs come these new Parker print sneakers, a mid-top canvas shoe in green, red and pink forest print. Branded with a suede logo patch at the tongue, they’re detailed with grey eyelets, white topstitching and leather lining. Available online now.
New Balance is a particularly iconic brand in running circles, and the M1500 was a flagship model during the 80′s. Becoming increasingly popular off the track over the past few decades, New Balance has opted to make a special ‘Made in England’ edition out of their Flimby factory.
Uppers are constructed using plush suede and gray mesh materials and the suede uppers comes in burgundy or purple colorways. White leather details on the tongue and ankle is mirrored by the white midsoles and shoe laces. Currently both of these models are available as pre-order at HANON and delivery will take place some time in August
You need a new pair of plimsols this summer. We all do. Those dirty white ones you’ve been grinding into the city streets all year, are in desperate need of updating.
Our friends over at SeaVees are doing their best to get you into a nice pair with their spring cleaning sale, offering 30% off on selected SS11 models.
Pictured above is the Vintage Shirting Fabric plimsol. This and many like it are on sale now at SeaVees
Cool Cats and Sebago have collaborated on their Docksides once again to give you the revamped version of the Club 75 Sebago for summer 2011. The shoe comes in a gorgeous white leather, with white leather laces and blue & red accents appearing at intervals on the shoe. The red and blue carnations eyelets is said to be a tribute to the city of Paris, and creates a light, nautical look for the entire shoe. Available now through the Cool Cats online store.
Rivieras introduces a casual shoe for the summer months with their new denim espadrilles. The mesh cotton upper allows for extra breathability in the heat, while the leather interior and white soles with contrast denim-hued stitching pulls the shoe together for a more proper look. Perfect for any man on the prowl for comfortable footwear, you can get a pair online at United Arrows, or through select retailers.
Handmade by craftsmen in León, Guanajuato, the Zapatos 11:11 collection managed to take the classic canvas shoe in a whole new direction with the combination of contrasting formal and casual elements. The shoe features a canvas upper, contrast stitching, leather laces, and a contrasting white outsole. Additionally the leather trimming at the shoe’s tounge, ankle, and heel add an air of formality, while the mid-top design encourages a casual feel. Available in four different color combinations, the shoe is available through select retailers around the globe.
Mr. Hare goes for something a little different with the King Tubby, a pair of dark blue derbys. Open laced shoes with a unique upper, the uppers are suede, with matching blue leather on the apron. Touching it off is a white vibram outsole for a contrasting touch. Available online now.
Comme Des Garcons Shirt applies a distressed camouflage pattern to the cow hide composition of these new casual shoes. The lace-up pointer shoes feature contrast white sole and khaki laces, which match the pattern on the uppers. Available for preorder now online through Farfetch.
Dolce & Gabbana releases a blue fabric mocassin in time for summer. Featuring a round toe, embossed silver tone metal buckle across the front and a chunky white sole, the fabric uppers feature raw edges for a slightly rugged look. Branded with a white printed design label across the back of the heel, they’re available for preorder online now.