Converse has released two seasonal colours of their already classic Chuck Taylor II. The “Thunder” grey and the striking maroon “Bordeaux” are set to join the four original colourways on the shelves. As always, the Chuck II is constructed with a Nike Lunarlon sockliner, nonslip padded tongue, super soft micro-suede lining and premium canvas. The finishing details include an embroidered All Star Patch and matching matte eyelets.
Red Wing Heritage is celebrating 110 years with their no. 2015 Huntsman boot. The tall 8-inch lace-up boot was first in 1936 as a “The Bird Shooter’s Boot” but it gained popularity off the field. It is made from a durable Black Klondike leather and is finished with a sturdy Gro-cord sole, which allowed sportsmen to move silently in the field. The finer details include nickel-plated brass eyelets and leather laces. The no. 2015 is exclusively available for a limited time at select retailers.
For those of you who may not know, 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of Nike’s Air Max 95. They have been celebrating the sneaker throughout the year and the latest comes in the form of a sneakerboot. The new silhouette keeps the look of the Air Max 95, but extends the ankle to keep rain and snow out, while the heel features reflective material accents.
Available starting October 1st at select Nike Retailers.
To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Highsnobiety has collaborated with PUMA and Ronnie Fieg to create a sneaker pack dubbed “A Tale of Two Cities”, which is comprised of classic Trinomic silhouettes, the Blaze of Glory and R698. The sneakers were originally released on September 25th, but on October 17th, it will be exclusively available at select Livestock locations across Canada.
For the Fall/Winter season Dr. Martens has designed a streamlined version of the iconic Chelsea boot. Their Oscar Victor Chelsea boot has been given a new colour update in dark brown or tan full grain leather, meanwhile, the upper showcases a supple textured pebble finish.
Take a look at the collaborative collection between rainwear experts RAINS and footwear brand Sperry. The shoes showcase an almost reptile like aesthetic due to the textures on the upper. Much like RAINS’ outerwear, the pieces are lightweight and waterproof material. It’s further accented with a splash of orange on the interior.
Boot season has returned and we’re looking at some options for the weather ahead. Not only do these O’Keeffe leather hiking boots are incredibly sharp but they are built to last. The Irish footwear brand uses luxury Italian craftsmanship, along with its Irish heritage to craft their pieces.
The upper consists of a sturdy black leather that showcases a textured feel that is complemented with a cool strap. The bottoms are a hand-tooled wooden sole units with commando rubber grips. Finally, a goodyear welt and supple leather linings will ensure they will last a lifetime, as they can be replaced when necessary.
COMME des GARÇONS SHIRT and Supreme have collaborated to create limited edition styles of Timberland’s 6-inch boot. The two nubuck boots features Supreme’s unmistakable red box logo, along with CDG’s signature polka dots.
Available September 24th in-store at Supreme NY, LA, London and online.
Stumptown Japan has received very special pairs of Vans classic Slip-Ons. What makes them special is that they are made from extremely durable but luxurious Stingray leather. The upper flaunts a sparkling shine that will never scuff, along with black leather on the side panels. Finally, a contrasting white vulcanized heel and check pattern on the bottom of the shoe round it off nicely. How dope would it be to get your hands on a pair of these?
Minimalist footwear brand, Common Projects, and Steven Alan are set to release a collaborative collection for the coming Fall/Winter 2015 season. The two utilize Common Projects’ Achilles Low and is seen in three unique colours. As always, the sneakers are created with quality in mind with the upper consisting of a soft suede. The sneakers are finished with a contrasting rubber sole and iconic gold branding is seen on the side.
The sneakers will release in-store and online at Steven Alan.