Supra Skytop II: Coming Soon!

supra skytop 2 Supra Skytop II: Coming Soon!

Here we get a sneak peak at the Supra Skytop II. Although we can’t see a whole lot from the image, we can tell it has been given a higher cut, and a longer tongue too. Stay tuned for more news, as they are set to debut the shoe at Agenda in July.

pic and info: Supra

Publié dans SNEAKERS. Étiquettes : , , . Leave a Comment »

Supra ‘Tie Dye Grey’ Pack

supra_tie_dye_grey Supra Tie Dye Grey Pack

Just recently, Supra’s new ‘Tie Dye Grey’ pack started arriving at retailers. The pack consists of a Skytop, a Strapped and a Trinity, each utilizing a grey nubuck upper. You can find them now at Factory 413.

More after the jump.

Louis Vuitton Low Top “Zipper” Sneakers

Today we came across these new Louis Vuitton low top sneakers and they are probably the nicest we have seen so far from the French luxury brand. Subtle tonal embossed branding, a nice silhouette, the zipper closure – all in all a very round product. Via Cadmus.

To date we are not sure when the sneaker will release, but it should come out this Spring/Summer 2009 season.

Lanvin x Acne Jeans “Denim Hi-Top” Sneakers

One of the most interesting pieces from the Lanvin Loves Acne collaboration collection is his hi-top sneaker which released today. The popular Lanvin sneaker comes with an Acne denim upper and some nice patent leather details. The white sole and waxed laces only add to the clean looks.

The much anticipated Lanvin x Acne Jeans “Denim Hi Top” sneaker is now available at colette.

Detailed images follow after the jump. Lire le reste de cette entrée »

Publié dans SNEAKERS. Étiquettes : , , , , . Leave a Comment »

Nike Court Force Basic Low – Air Max 97 Inspired

Nike Court Force Basic Low - Air Max 97 Inspired

It was only last month that news of an Air Max inspired package consisting of Nike Court Force Highs and Lows broke out. Here is a follow up to the original post and pictured above is the Air Max 97 Court Force Basic Low. Much like the Air Max 97’s most memorable color-way, it uses the same Metallic Silver and Red color-way as well a metallic cloth at the toe box and upper heal of the shoe. Now available at 1st Sneaker.

Nike Court Force Basic Low - Air Max 97 Inspired
Nike Court Force Basic Low - Air Max 97 Inspired

24K Gold Custom Air Force 1’s

24K Gold Custom Air Force 1’s

Sole Brother has just received some tight 24K gold custom made Air Force 1’s. They feature a white upper with 24K gold detailed accents throughout the shoe. Check some more pics after the break.

24K Gold Custom Air Force 1’s

24K Gold Custom Air Force 1’s

24K Gold Custom Air Force 1’s

Teal Zebra Customs

zebra1.jpg

 

A new pair of Nike customs were posted on Nike Talk that created a mixed reaction in my mind. The designer took a simple pair of Nikes and added teal and silver paint to create a flashier shoe. I like the zebra pattern that the designer wrapped around the toes but I dislike the teal paint. I think that the silver paint would have worked with a drabber color but it stands out for the wrong reasons when placed next to teal stripes.

I think the designer needed to go all the way in one direction or another with the Teal Zebras. A bright blue or green swish applied to the Nikes would have worked well with the teal stripes. If the designer was married to the silver swoosh, cardinal red or navy blue paint would have created a uniform pattern without any element standing out. It is important to design custom shoes by keeping in mind that incompatible elements that look great on their own make for a poor final product.

zebra2.jpg

Publié dans SNEAKERS. Étiquettes : , , , , . 6 Comments »