With Nike´s latest instalment the footwear giant takes you behind the innovation and beyond the imagination presenting “The Nature of Motion” short film to unveil the Nike Free RN Flyknit. With NikeLab elevating the latest Nike Free technology, Nike has been committed to the natural motion of the athlete; Co-founder of the renowned sportswear brand Bill Bowerman thought the ideal sneaker should act as a “second skin to the foot”.
Again adidas is staying ahead of the game when it comes to pushing the limits, this time showcasing a brand new prototype featuring their innovative Futurecraft Tailored Fibre. Each trainer features uppers made from a single piece of fabric based on an industrial sewing technique combining different materials to form one continuous surface. This new revolutionary manufacturing technique enables unique footwear designs to be modified to the individual needs of any athlete.
With Spring/Summer ahead there is always room in the closet for some classic white sneakers and Common Projects has a wide range of high-quality footwear to offer. This time extending their range with even more bright and colorful pastel versions of all time favorite Achilles Low. The brand which is renowned for their simplistic, luxury sneakers offers a great selection of hand-stitched footwear crafted in Italy with the finest leather.
Japanese retailer atmos and adidas Originals teamed up to bring us a fresh pair of retro kicks for this upcoming Spring/Summer season. The ZX 700, a distance trail runner first introduced in 1985 comes with tonal grey uppers, white Three Stripes branding, beige pigskin overlays and ZX heel clip. As a contrast against these neutral colors, a vibrant yellow has been added to the inner lining, the retro silhouette is finished off with a white leather branding and matching laces.
Japanese leather artisan Hender Scheme, known for taking on some classic sneaker silhouettes and creating all-leather high-end reproductions released their first book dubbed “Manufacture”. The book pays homage to the people behind the brand and details the high-quality craftsmanship that makes these leather products so remarkable. With this book Hender Scheme is giving the readers a view on the manufacturing process and the people who are coming from the Asakusa district of Tokyo - where the brand’s atelier sits.
With the ‚Kenton‘ boot, J.Crew presents their take on the classic carpenter boot. Crafted from beige suede and finished with contrasting brick-red EVA soles and Goodyear welts this pair certainly have rugged appeal. The bottom has been sewn on rather than cemented it’s completely replaceable, meaning they’re a true investment buy. Head over to Mr.Porter to get your hands on this pair of boots.
With their understated pairs of luxurious sneakers the footwear brand, Common Projects gained a lot of attention these days, but it's been a long way till the brand garnered a healthy reputation. Finally, B.O.F unveiled a few mysteries about the brand while sitting down with the two founders Prathan Poopat and Flavio Girolami. Established in 2004 the New York-based brand started with their minimalistic approach on some classic silhouettes giving them a luxurious makeover using only high-quality fabrics and manufacturing their shoes in Italy. It took quite some time till the world was ready for some premium sneakers and Common Projects became synonymous for creating clean, timeless and understated premium sneakers.