Another magnificent shoe from Christian Louboutin. “Platers” is a classic lace up oxford, updated, and remastered by Monsieur Louboutin. It features some amazing details as the shell is made of black stingray, something we’ve never seen done before.
These Trickers brogues are made exclusively for Present and come in a ‘Midnight’ upper made from repello suede. The brogue detailing, Goodyear welt and dainite sole and white eyelets and laces make this such a great pick up for the summertime but are so versatile that we’d wear these in the winter as well.
Fred Perry offer up two of their most famous footwear styles in a woven stripe fabric. The Foxx Woven Stripe and Byron Mid Canvas Woven Stripe styles are available in a total of three colorwyas and are fitted with tan waxed laces and an embroidered Laurel Wreath at the heel.
Feit unveils another shoe, this time dropping a classic oxford style with the brand’s iconic x-ray sole. The shell’s made from Horween Chromexcel leather and features hand sewn Goodyear construction. It’s available in Ox Blood brown and a black finish as well.
New Amsterdam is at it again with this two-tone brogue in a full grain tan leather and navy wool paneling. It features a natural brick rubber ridgeway sole just like another version of these longwings we featured a short while back. Other details include the contrast woven laces and a fully leather lined inner.
To showcase their S/S ’11 sneaker collection, the folks at YSL have dropped this video which features several of the brand’s key footwear styles for spring. This short film’s shot in black and white and looks too play off the athletic heritage of the sneaker. The image above captures the Malibu high top sneaker in all white, one of our personal favorites.
The folks over at NOWNESS recently took a trip over to the Northhampton workshop of British shoemaker John Lobb as they are in the midst of celebrating their 150th anniversary. The brand’s client list is infamous to say the least as they’ve got everyone from Frank Sinatra to Prince Charles under their belt. The process of making a John Lobb shoe involved over 190 steps and the shots below give us a look at some of the procedure.
If you’re looking for a lightweight shoe that’s versatile and effortless to wear, then these canvas slip-ons from Rivieras should do the trick. They’re extremely comfortable with their padded leather insole and rubber outer sole. The best part is that with all the heat and humidity we’ll be seeing over the next few months, the canvas shell is a great cover as it’s breathable and looks great as well.
This mid chukka boot from Buttero features a woven cut out upper made from extra supple brown grained leather. The double wrap around lacing and fine detailing really make this a standout piece, especially for the warmer months. The sewn natural crepe rubber soles and leather cushioned insoles deliver comfort we demand when doing all that extra walking in the sun.