Reebok Classics announces a new colorway in the brand’s most popular silhouette as of late, the Kamikaze. Helmed by the endorsement of Swizz Beatz, the design has picked up steam since its initial drop earlier in the year. A bit more simple and definitely less colorful that previous drops, this new “Triple Black” pair sees a full leather upper in black, complimented with tonal nubuck and mesh paneling, along with … Read More →
As fresh and exciting as some of Reebok’s newer styles may be, nothing ever really compares to the classic look of their older models. Returning to its roots, the brand has just unveiled this brand new special edition Classic Vintage pack for Fall/Winter 2011. Inspired by four of the legendary fitness silhouettes from the ’80s, the pack contains the Freestyle Hi, Workout Low Plus, Ex-O-Fit Hi and Classic Leather styles … Read More →
The Star Tech from Converse First String is a heritage-inspired silhouette with an innovative lightweight sole. Implementing a classic cupsole, the design utilizes a Lunarlon foam drop-in, while a rubber-wrapped midsole maintains Converse’s telltale vulcanized look. The outsole pattern evolves what began on the Star Tech sneaker’s predecessor the Straight Shooter, a ’70s sneaker that borrowed from All-Star DNA. The iconic-made-modern vibe continues on the Star Tech’s retro-tech nylon upper … Read More →
Celebrating etnies’ 25th anniversary, owner Pierre-Andre Senizergues is dropping his original pro model shoe, the Senix, as part of a celebratory round of global releases. The collection, entitled “etnies PAS: NEXT 25,” pays tribute to four major cities that Pierre-Andre has skated and, consequently, established strong roots for the etnies brand in Paris, Hong Kong, Vancouver and Los Angeles. Using unexpected materials – laser-etching and an eco-friendly, carbon-offset production method … Read More →
In a new release from adidas Originals, this 4-Bit model features an all-white leather upper with tonal stitching and a Velcro strap fastening. The mid-top profile also has a quilted detailing around the ankle, black accents and an off-white outsole. Priced at €100 (approximately $140 USD), the sneaker is currently available for purchase through No74.
Many would say that Nike Sportswear holds the title for footwear hybridization with their early adaptation of mixing and matching toolings and uppers. A new concept takes that concept a step further by offering a pure lifestyle offering with their Air Royal Mid SO. The high-top takes on a casual suede upper mixed with a crepe outsole. The Air Royal Mid’s design shows flashes of the Dunk albeit in a … Read More →
Denim and fleece are two materials that fall into the slightly unorthodox arena when it comes to footwear materials. But having said that, the look of that all too familiar gray fleece makes its way onto one of adidas Originals’ all-time favorites and best-selling models, the Stan Smith. A full fleece upper is devoid of virtually any adidas branding except for the contrasting Trefoil seen on the blue heel. Available … Read More →
adidas Originals release a ultra clean version of its retro performance runner, the ZX 8000. Clad in virtually all black, the sneaker’s specialty is the careful pairing of materials and textures with perforated leathers, suede and smooth leather all finding its proper place on the upper. The leather goes as far as encapsulating the external heel counter for a clean and uniform finish. Available now at No74.
Skateboarding pioneer Mark Gonzales, aka “The Gonz,” has worked with adidas Skateboarding for awhile now producing his model in a variety of colorways. Also a well known-visual artist, Gonzales has been known to be involved in the design process of his signature sneaker, not merely allocating the work to an adidas design team. Newest from the adidas Skateboarding collection comes the Gonz adi Ease in a clean, tonal blue canvas. … Read More →