Diadora and Roberto Baggio, long time partners, recapture the 1994 FIFA World cup vibes with an exclusive Made in Italy collection. Linked to the sportswear of the 90’s, constructed at Diadora’s Caerano di San Marco factory, the “Espresso Ristretto” Intrepid OG returns in its original colorway with premium nylon mesh and soft suede on the upper. Releasing July 15 at selected retailers such as hanon.
In celebration of the one-year anniversary of the FOSS Gallery at Parkview Green in Beijing, FOSS and Asics have joined forces to present the Asics x FOSS Gallery Gel-Lyte III. The cobranded design is the based on the Asics gel-lyte III model. Launched in 1990 by AsicsTiger, a marquee model in global sports lifestyle market, Gel-Lyte III has gained great popularity among sneaker aficionados with its timeless silhouette and remarkable comfort. Combining inspiration from FOSS Gallery’s anniversary celebration and the concept of Gallery museum, the inspired sneaker showcases high-quality leather texture and extraordinarily sophisticated details.
The large white section of the upper pays tribute to the interior colors of FOSS Gallery, providing a striking contrast to the black extending from the heel tab straight to midsole, featuring debossed branding and ‘1’ decal to signify one year of the gallery. In contrast to the stark uppers, the underside features a translucent rubber outsole that depicts a starry pattern – a conceptual interpretation of the Gallery theme. Just like a starscape masterpiece hangs soundlessly around the corner in a white small space. Releasing July 22 at selected retailers such as END.
Sportswear icon Puma present the Marine Pack, a three-pack collection that honors the Japanese annual holiday, ‘Marine Day’, a day to celebrate the ocean and its significance to Japan as an island nation. The Marine Day collection boasts a triumvirate of archive sneaker classics; namely the Disc Blaze, Clyde and the Easy Rider. The collection showcases the beauty of traditional Japanese Ukiyo-e art, executing a clear themed style through jacquard, embroidery and print techniques. Releasing July 13 at selected retailers such as END.
Unquestionably iconic, the Converse One Star has continued to crop up in various subcultural facets over the years, in turn garnering a loyal following of those looking for something a little different. The style itself has a certain simplicity, a perfect balance of suede, vulcanised rubber and subtle branding, which – like all good streetwear staples – has allowed it to continually cross boundaries. Footpatrol chose to work on the One Star for its latest collaboration with Converse. Nestled in the heart of Soho, an area that refuses to relinquish its rare charm, the venerable sneaker store knows all too well that what makes something truly great: Both Soho and the One Star derive their iconic status from a history rich with unflinchingly unique characters. It is a parallel that Footpatrol has taken subtle inspiration from in this collaboration, adorning the sneaker with the small markings found on kerbstones near Soho Square, as well as transforming the star into a jewel. Releasing July 6 at Footpatrol.
The 4th of July 33 HI limited edition model features the famous stars and stripes pattern on the heel, tongue and ankle. Red patent leather trim and brushed gold touches throughout make sure this 33 Hi stands out amongst the crowd. Now available at selected retailers such as Rock City Kicks.
A brand new member of the adidas Tubular family comes in the form of the Tubular Rise. This silhouette features the same bold and stylish Tubular aesthetic but with an all new upper and sole design. The sock-like knit upper and high top collar remains, as well as a rounded suede midfoot cage, heel pull tab, wavy rubber midsole and the translucent section from the outsole extends up and round the upper slightly. Now available at selected retailers such as hanon.
After The Good Will Out x Diadora V7000 Caligula & S8000 Nerone have dealt with the rise and fall of the Roman Empire, the SPQR completes the trio and the collaboration with Diadora. SPQR is the abbreviation for the Latin expression "Senatus Populusque Romanus". In translation this means: the senate and the populace of Rome. Since the days of the Roman Empire, this expression has been used as a symbol for the strength, beauty and power of the city on the banks of the river Tiber. The The Good Will Out x Diadora N9000 SPQR will be available on 8 of July at The Good Will Out. The N9000 is limited to 447 shoes worldwide . It will be available at TGWO in Cologne and our partner store I Love Tokyo in Rome. Only 300 pairs will be sold.
Nike unveil a new silhouette to their expansive Racer selection for Summer 2017 in the shape of the streamlined Dualtone Racer. Utilising the iconic Flyknit Racer as its base, the upgraded sneaker eschews Flyknit construction for a lightweight, two-toned mesh featuring contrast lacing, trim and signature side panel swoosh. The sneaker is finished with a more sturdy, broader sole unit that adds a whole new rugged dynamic to the runner. Releasing July 6 at selected retailers such as END.
The enduring inspiration of Jordan flight took the form of a fighter plane on the Air Jordan V. The latest edition, with its premium leather construction and jet-black sheen, takes the 1990 classic to new heights. A pleated tongue, pleated side panels and branded hit debossed on the inside tongue freshen up the ingredients of the original without changing the recipe. Releasing July 8 at selected retailers such as Sneaker Politics.
Ronnie Fieg partners with revered retailer Dover Street Market and longstanding collaborator New Balance to launch the all-new 574 Sport silhouette in three exclusive colorways. The 574 Sport is a modern take on New Balance’s iconic, off road running silhouette. Designed to bridge the gap between classic and contemporary, the 574 Sport combines New Balance’s staple 574 with their latest Fresh Foam midsole technology to create a dynamic new model. The re-envisioned 574 Sport also features a mesh inner-sock for a lockdown fit. Fieg adds his own unique element to the upper by incorporating an interchangeable “N” system. Each model features Velcro N-logos that can be swapped out for 28 different options. These N’s are offered in leather, nubuck, and reflective executions.
The three colorways in this collection celebrate the long lineage of the classic 574 style, while simultaneously representing each of the three partners. The Grey model pays homage to New Balance’s most classic colorway, the Navy pair is an ode to the 574JN which is Fieg’s favorite version of the original 574, and the Black rendition speaks to DSM’s black brand palette. All three models are executed using premium nubuck with perforated panels. Other details include asymmetrical co-branded insoles, an extra lace option, and custom packaging with “N” system display.The Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport collection releases Juny 7 at Kith and at Dover Street Market on July 13.
Sneakersnstuff and Karhu are proud to present ”The land of a thousand lakes”. Sneakersnstuff comes together once again with Finland’s finest sportswear brand, Karhu. Presenting the Aria, Karhu’s mid 90s mono sock classic. Finland plays host to 187 888 lakes that populate 338,424 km² of Scandinavian land. With that in mind Sneakersnstuff found their inspiration in the brands native landscape and of course, the water. The shoe’s upper has been fully outfitted in pigskin suede and features a clear outsole, which resembles the above-mentioned water. The collaborating partners are highlighted on the sublimated water printed sock liners, another reference to the concept. To top it off, each pair comes with 3 sets of laces with aglet branding.The Sneakersnstuff x Karhu Aria ”The land of a thousand lakes” drops July 8 at Sneakersnstuff.
Jordan brand is back with a full suede rendition to their iconic Retro V model. This time we see the classic silhouette dressed in a bold red suede paired with contrasting black accents on the liner, Jumpman logo at the heel, and on the shark detailing at the midsole. Tonal red laces tie the model up to the 3M tongue offering a reflective touch. The upper sits atop a red and ice blue translucent outsole for a finished look. Coming soon at selected retailers such as Feature.
On July 1st, Afew will release their first collaboration with Le Coq Sportif and the Tour de France, for the "Grand Depart" in Düsseldorf, Germany. The super limited R1000 is inspired by the official "Grand Depart" Jersey and only 100 pairs were "Made in France". A premium Pigskin Leather adorn the complete upper, in which the toebox come in a super soft Nubuck. Through the light touch you'll get the plushy character of the leather. On the inside of both shoes, you'll find the coat of arms of Düsseldorf, aswell on the outside the LCS Logo stamped into the leather. The Icysole shows the Racing Track of the Tour de France. All 100 pairs come in a special "Wooden Box" packaging and to get your very own look you'll find 2 extra laces with the shoes. Releasing July 1 at Afew.
Launched in the 1990s, the Gel M sneaker from ASICS Tiger offers a unique asymmetrical eyelet stay which tightens not only the forefoot of the shoe, but also around the ankle. The volume of the midsole and fuzeGEL technology emphasises the amount of cushioning, which is a key feature of the Gel-Mai. Following on from the release of the original colorways, as well as the collab from Slam Jam, we see the Asics Gel-Mai get a “Marzipan” treatment. Releasing July 1 ay selected retailers such as hanon.
New Balance is dropping the ultimate summer sneaker. Although this is a general release, the materials used on this popular silhouette if of the chain. High quality suede and snakeskin texture surely makes this a must cope summer kick. Available now at selected retailers such as Sneaker Politics.
Extra Butter’s creative directors, Jason Faustino and Bernie Gross, first met over a decade ago not as fellow sneakerheads but through the New York City b-boy scene. They understood that being a true b-boy was more than just about the dance. It’s about overall style- through the moves and clothes you’re rocking while doing them. It’s about originality. The crew you rep. The dedication to the craft. Blood, sweat and tears. It’s a mentality, a lifestyle. Once a b-boy, always a b-boy.-Introducing the Extra Butter x Puma “Kings of New York” Clyde. An ode to everyone who hustles to make their mark in the hardest city in the world. Releasing July 8 at Extra Butter.
The Clydes feature an overhaul of crushed velvet, tonal leather form stripe, and veg tan leather heel and tongue. The simplicity of the Cabernet and Peacoat color-ways allow for the meticulous details to really shine- from the signature gold foil branding, to velvet fat laces, perforated leather co-branded insoles, tonal NY monogram pattern on the leather collar lining, to the translucent outsole with asymmetrical “Extra Butter” branding icy bottoms.-“Big City of Dreams” and “Kings of New York” respectively become the spotlight graphics for a lightweight hooded long-sleeve and tee, while the Extra Butter x Secrid card protectors offer clean NYC-inspired line art on laser cut aluminum, individually numbered out of 50 editions with custom packaging.
The first model of Asics Tiger’s classic line up; The Gel-Lyte Series, returns for AW17. The 1987 Gel-Lyte is best known for marking the start of the Asics Tiger era and was one of the first Asics shoes featuring Gel and was originally inspired by the GT-II. The addition of the word “Lyte” to the model’s moniker was down to the fact that it weighed less than a pound, 9.9 ounces to be exact. The revived Gel-Lyte model stays true to the original color combination of black and white with orange accents. Releasing at selected retailers such as Hanon on July 1.
Nike releases another new colorway to the popular SF-Af1 Mid silhouette. The latest rendition is treated to a "Triple Ivory" colorway keeping things summer-ready with solid coloring throughout its entirety. A combination of ballistic mesh and tumbled leather make up the upper, while utility zippers at the heel add a subtle touch of contrast. Military-inspired text is seen at the sides, along with its signature canvas strap across the top, giving the minimalistic design a finished look. Coming soon at selected retailers such as Feature.
The classic Nike Pocket Knife DM reinterpreted by NikeLab for summer 2017. The model stays true to its original design aesthetic by keeping the elastic side paneling and rubber pod outsole, NikeLab have however given the silhouette bold new colorways with vibrant bursts of pink and gold. Releasing June 30 at selected retailers such as END.
Le Coq Sportif present two brand new iterations of their classic R800 and R1000. These two colorways feature an array of vibrant suedes combined with popping translucent outsoles, completing the perfect summer shoe. Available now at selected retailers such as Hanon.