The shoes above are a new Lemon Fresh colorway of their awesome Blazer Hi model, which I have to say I’m really digging these. I don’t think I could ever wear these, I’d try to match my shirt to them and look like a giant popsicle. But I could totally imagine someone who really knows what they’re doing with clothes totally pulling these off. I love that the sides have that crazy gradient and the color of the laces totally finishes the whole thing off.
I believe you can get these at Hangtime online, but I checked their online store and they aren’t up yet, so check back often as I’m sure there are probably like 25 of these in existence.
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I’ve subconsciously wanted a pair of high tops for a while, but I always think I’ll look lame in them. They also usually come in insane colorways and styles, and I prefer to wear black vans. But I could see myself looking really cool wearing a pair of these NIke Vandal High Supremes.
What I really like is that the shoe doesn’t look black, it’s almost shades of black and blue. And what it lacks in vibrant colors it makes up for in the ability to see all the details and stitches. Or maybe that’s just the sign of a good product shot, haha… The strap doesn’t even bother me, I think those colors go rad with the body of the shoe. Overall it’s a pretty damn slick looking shoe, which of course is around $170 and is only available in Japan. Awesome.
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It’s been a while since I’ve spotted a pair of shoes I really like, but when I came across the Kenji Nakayama designed high tops I did a double take. Kenji created the shoe for Converse’s (PRODUCT) RED campaign, which I’m honestly not a huge fan of, considering that only “10% of the net wholesale price” goes to fighting AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. How much would that even be per shoe, like three or four dollars?!
Anyhow, the design of the shoe has a red stripe around the bottom which is supposed to be a timeline, and all of the vertical lines represent a moment in time. Overall it’s supposed to represent all the tiny moments that make up our lives. I think the shoe is really rad looking, I especially love the colors, and all of those vertical lines are absolutely beautiful. The other cool part is that the shoe is only $56.99, and you can buy it in their online store and have it shipped directly to you. Also be sure to check out all of the other designs as well, as a part of their 1HUND(RED) Project.
File this under “Holy Crap” and “How did no one think of this sooner?!?”. Commonwealth, one of the better online “urban” boutiques has teamed with DC Shoes and fabric makers Maharam to create an Eames patterned shoe called Gatsby. How is this show just being made? Did no one think to put this classic pattern on a shoe? I certainly didn’t, but I don’t make shoes. These bad boys are going to set you back $140, which isn’t too bad, but it’s definitely nearing the price of not worth it.
What else could be done like this? Marimekko patterned slip ons? Splashes of Tjord Boonte patterns all over some high top Chuck’s? I think there could be a crazy market for something like this. Vans? Converse? You listening to this? Hurry up and get us some rad designer shoes(but don’t be assholes and make them like $200).
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Two years ago Nike SB released the Tiffany Dunk SB, the creation of Nickavelli over at Diamond Supply Co. The shoe featured the signature Tiffany blue, and crocodile skin, making it one of the hottest shoes of that year.
Now Nike is releasing a variation on the original and calling ti a “tribute”. Thankfully it’s pretty sick, coming in all black leather, a black corc skin swoosh, and a white sole with a black tip. On the inside is a wood grain patter which looks teal, but I think it would have been better to use the Tiffany blue again. Either way it’s a pretty damn slick shoe. This is totally my style, sharp looking, but low key.
This puppy should be out sometime in February, so keep an eye out.
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