Dior Homme releases their line up of sneakers for their Fall/Winter 2010 Collection, and it’s an exciting mix of revamped styles, and new ideas. Kris Van Assche does well to meld characteristics of heavy outdoor footwear with classic sneaker designs. An earthy pallette does well for the season, and a good play of texture, and material makes this sneaker collection another slam dunk from Kris Van Assche’s dramatic and refined sensibilities.
With all the summer heat and humidity, expect our share of rain showers, and be sure the Spring/Summer 2010 Collection of Air Jaydens by GQ Japan and Cole Haan to keep your feet dry. The two brands have collaborated for a collection of waterproof mens shoes, that are functional, sleek, and include an Air unit in the heel, for that extra cushion when singin’ in the rain. The collection includes the Moc Ox, 2 Gore, Cap Ox and the Chukka.
Count on Converse Japan to crank the volume, and with a look at these new releases for this summer, there are plenty of quirky, fun, new versions of classic Converse models. From leopard print, to a new One Star colorway, get ready to compile your wishlist.
HUGE magazine has released this timeless editorial of some key pieces from Verginia’s Spring / Summer 2010 collection. Founded in 2002 by Hiroshi Takahashi’s High Bridge International Company, Verginia’s focus is on distinguished shoes of the highest quality. All produced out of Portugal, this editorial gives an indepth look at the most minute details put into the shoes, and the atmosphere they are created in.
We’ve got a quick preview at the first Christian Louboutins from the upcoming fall / winter 2010 collection. Featuring wild black-and-white zebra stripe on both, we’ve got one pair of studded slip-ons as well as a pair of desert boots with rich red contrast uppers. No word on when we’ll see them in stores yet.
Hudson Shoes was kind enough to give us a great look into their new fall lineup. The huge gallery of images (below) is quality inspiration for the months to come. The line features a massive array of cuts, from A to Oxfords, for both men and women. Mainly focused on the dress side, Hudson Shoes finds creative spice in the addition of straps, stitching, and a variety of well worn leather colorways. After you look through the gallery (which you will), you’ll probably want to know that the fall lineup ‘H’ by Hudson shoes is available at Coutie.
Buttero has put up a quality pair of lowtop sneaker for the summer months. With two colorways you have the choice between a springtime pink with a white sole or a denim blue and tan sole – both feature brown leather toecaps, laces and linings, and both are a perfect choice for any summer outfit. Available at Por Vocacao.
Here we get a great look at Givenchy’s upcoming fall-winter line. The variety of models is more than enough to get you through the seasons, with high-tops, low-tops, and even a Red Wing-esque boot. The line is focused on the darker side of the spectrum with most models sporting a gray and black color scheme as well as thick set soles and strong black bands thrown in around the upper sections. Just looking through this collection has us planning for post labor day fashion already.
Generic Surplus, descended from its original incarnation known as Generic Man, has released its Spring/Summer 2010 collection, ‘Wino’. The shoe features a canvas upper with leather accents on the heels and an espadrille midsole. Available now at UNDFTD in tan, black and navy.
Cool Cats and Sebago team up again for the 2010 edition of the popular Dockside shoe. In a grey colorway, and available in men’s and women’s patterns, there will only be 120 of each type made. A great ultra-cool French twist on a classic shoe, if you want to rock boat shoes this summer, we definitely recommend you pick up a pair before they’re all gone. Available online, you can get the men’s style here, and women’s here.