Tricker’s is known for taking traditional styles and taking them to the next level and they did just that with the Bourton brogue. Suede brogue uppers combined with the sole of a combat boot make these shoes anything but traditional. These definitely aren’t for everybody and that’s part of what makes them so intriguing. They most certainly are not delicate so don’t be afraid to beat them up a little bit. Pair them with slim trousers with a 2 inch cuff, a sport shirt, and unstructured blazer for a fit that is anything but ordinary.
The Mackintosh x Converse collaboration was announced not too long ago and we’re excited to see the product beginning to hit select shops. The Jack Purcell Johnny sneaker is did up in the traditional waterproof rubberized cloth from Mackintosh. The shoes come in navy, putty and dark olive with contrasting interiors and clean, matching laces and a contrasting set as well.
This is real and will go down as one of our favorite collabs in quite sometime. Don’t hesitate to pull the trigger.
When it comes to sneakers, everyone can agree that the Converse All Star is about as classic as you can get. They were fly when your parents were young and they are still showing up on runway shows and lookbooks today. On top of being stylish, they can take a beating. I have had the same pair of Chucks since 2003 and they are still going strong.
Edward Green footwear is some of England’s best as they’re made with much attention to detail using age-old methods while the styles are modern with a timeless elegance. Their Cherwell chukka boot is a great example of this. It features a Nubuck leather shell and an unlined interior making it lightweight and comfortable and downright essential for the summer.
In the past, we’ve seen the SLVR line from adidas to be more for ball players than anyone else and I think the majority would’ve agreed to that. However, taking a closer look at the label’s offerings in recent collections tells us there’s an apparent shift in the vision and direction of SLVR. Their Core Mid canvas shoe tells the story quite nicely. It’s casual, comfortable and features a lightweight, breathable shell that’s perfect for the summer months.
It reminds us of kicks from back in the day but you won’t see anyone sporting anything of the sort on the courts these days. Don’t get me wrong. There are shoes in SLVR’s current lineup that are more for athletics than for casual wear but this piece isn’t one of them.
Robert Geller has all of the right elements in his Low Top Canvas Sneakers. Featuring premium canvas and suede uppers with a gum sole, this classic silhouette makes it a great go-to sneaker year-round. Pair it with tailored shorts and a short sleeved button down in the summer or jeans and shawl collar sweater in the fall.
YMC blends CVO and slip-on skate shoe silhouettes in their Classic Deck Shoe. Fitted with a canvas upper and gum sole, the classic styling and simple design ensures that this shoe can go with almost any outfit this Spring/Summer.
Scott Sternberg and company at Band of Outsiders are at it again with another solid collaboration with the folks at Sperry Top-Sider. This time, we’re seeing a low-top boat shoe in yellow nylon shell. The yellow colorway was well-received when it was initially utilized in a high-top variation last year.
A few days back, Billy Reid had a launch party for his recent collaboration with K-Swiss. Dubbed the Venice Surf & Court tennis shoe, it’s made from a garment dyed canvas duck cloth and finished with brass eyelets and vents, rope laces and antique mattress ticking lining.
They’re available now in three colorways – natural, faded black and blue.
Clae introduces us to a new style in their lineup by way of this video. The Gregory is Clae’s refined evolution of the classic court shoe. It’s extremely versatile with its fine leather shell and technical-inspired details. The video’s really well done and was shot by the Funk Brothers of Funk Factory Films. It was shot on location at the Long Beach Lawn Bowling Club.