These exquisite Macramé and Leather Sandals from Lanvin are the perfect compliment to their gorgeous rough and tumble Spring / Summer 2010 collection. Menswear designer, Lucas Ossendrijver’s love for shoes and luxury is married, combining a simple enclosed black leather heel with the interweaving of various cords and ribbons in a complex macramé over the foot. These are shoes for the beach, the deck, or even paired nonchalantly with more formal attire to compliment your own rough and tumble summer look. Available now through Browns Fashion.
Sydney label Vanishing Elephant has crafted these fine Fairmont Canvas and Leather Oxfords for Summer 2010. The shoes feature a leather sole, padded leather insole, and flawlessly conjoined leather and canvas for a thoroughly contemporary take on these classic shoes. This hot find is featured now on Need Supply Co.
For the perfect combination of style, respectability and Sprezzatura, consider these leather sneakers by Matt Black. Though the profile is that of a classic lace-up wing-tip, the soft leather, colorful accents and soft inner betray its sneaker heritage. Not quite sneakers, yet not quite dress shoes, they’re a perfect choice for hot summer days when you still need to look smart. Available from YesStyle now.
Silent’s first collection has debuted, and if their High Leather Sneaker is any indication, its got some serious artsy quality to it. The hightop features a well distressed stone and tan leather with a stitched suede band across the toe cap. Tied together with a matching outsole and laces, Silent is obviously making quick strides towards popularity.
Available now at Oki-Ni
Nike Sportswear has released a new colorway of its All Court Low Leather mode. This new colorway comes in a very stylish Velvet Brown with white over the toes and a white midsole. Similar to the Nike Sportswear x fragment design All Court Leather Low which was released a few months ago, it isn’t a fragment design collaboration, but it does feature a similar premium leather. Pick these up now at select Nike Sportswear retailers including 21 Mercer.
When looking for new dress shoes, studs aren’t the most usual characteristic most people go for. The John Lawrence Sullivan Stud Dress Shoes utilize this feature and pull of a feat impossible for most designers of dress shoes. Constructed from black patent and leather, the shoes come in two different stud colorings; silver and gold, and an elegant lace up feature neatly tying everything up together.
Finding its way back to the sneaker market, Android Homme drops the Android Homme Propulsion II Zinc Metal shoes. Going back to the hi top design they first dropped in 2009, the Propulsion II now comes in a shiny new zinc color. The upper is made of leather, and the white mid sole grounds these in true sneaker style.
Japanese brand Undercoverism lets loose another selection from its spring / summer 2010 collection, these tough looking hiking boots. Styled by Jun Takahashi, he adds some brilliant details, like little punk influenced heel-spikes, to create a brilliant complete shoe. Available in three different colorways, get your own from Zozovilla now.
Closed gives us a look at its new Distressed Boot. The design utilizes the already worn in look of a Chukka silhouette with dark stains finding their way around the upper surface of the shoe, which is a suede that comes in two color ways, as well as the out sole. This concept of dirty new shoes is one that has been around for some time but that is now finding its way to the main stream, which has, prior to this, placed an emphasis on the cleanliness of shoes.
Coming to you for the third collaboration in as many years, Ronnie Fieg of David Z reworks Red Wings 6″ 875 and the 8″ 877. The trio release tomorrow, Thursday October 15th at 10am and will be available at DavidZ.com and their SoHo flagship. Only 120 pairs of each will be released so check your piggy banks now and set your alarms for tomorrow. The 8″ will run you $290 and the 6″ only $250 AND they all come with TWO leather lace options, I mean… how could anyone resist!
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