While some are losing their minds over the Adidas Yeezy Boost 750 some maintain attentiveness to the classics, or at least variations of such. The Jordan Dub Zero Classic Charcoal colorway stays true to the brand while expanding on the heritage of previous Jordan releases with this unique hybridized interpretation of three previous Jordan Brand models. The black and grey colors pair with ease and make great use of the season’s winter palette. While not the flagship Jordan, they still hold their own again many new shoes and will maintain a segment of sneakerheads that highbrow shoes such as the Yeezy Boost will never reach. But maybe that is the intention.
Retailing $20 shy of two blue notes (that’s $180 btw), the adidas Tubular Runner goes near baby powder fresh with an off-white remix. Featuring a neoprene upper, elevated midsole and a bunch of other specs that only runners and people with foot conditions care about, these lightweight sneaks will definitely pair well with some joggers and give you the interstellar, space age sexy you’ve been looking for. However, if casual-future design is not your feel, it is probably best to stay away from this pair of adidas runners. Especially if you’re not a neat freak, grab a different colorway, something like the adidas Tubular New Year’s Eve Pack. As word on the street is these love dirt. All others hand over your money.
These Belgravia Jimmy Choo Hi-Top Trainers pop with crocodile details but without the extra “don’t kill the wild animal” attention from the PETA animal rights organization. With a clean and modern profile, these lace ups have a slightly sloped hi-top and embossed black leather sporting crocodile details with white soles. As a street performance shoe, these men’s Jimmy Choo sneakers do everything well and can probably pair up perfectly with every item in your closet without much effort on your part. There is also a low-top variation should you prefer that option.
It seems that there are numerous ways to re-imagine a classic without stampeding over the heritage, yet still eagerly progressing deeper into new territory. Converse once again stretches the boundaries of acceptance of the iconic Chuck Taylor All Star and transforms it into a form that with care will only look better as the years fade into memory. Premium leather, deft colorway with the brown hues highlighted by gentle leather detailing and the keep me clean white outsole. This sneaker is at Select Converse retail locations if you can find it.
Summer is here but that does not mean you can’t get your Fall kick game proper. Vans unveils for your purview the 2012 Vans CA Madero Tweed Blend. With this sneaker Vans effortlessly merged their Madero with the rich texture of tweed fabric with the appropriate detail to provide a surprisingly sophisticated yet subtle take on the shoe, giving spunk to what some consider and old man fabric. Leather details adorn the heel, eyelets get their proper metals and of course there is the vulcanized sole that makes Vans sneakers, Vans.
The NBA hoop season may be over, but the Olympics has teams from all around the world keeping the sport alive through the Summer. Besides summer is a perfect time to get some games in on the basketball court. The Nike Hyperdunk + Sports Pack equips you with the same technology used in Nike+ running shoes but with a phenomenal basketball twist that provides you with stats galore. Your vertical leap, speed bursts, slashing ability, average jump height and more with the Nike+ Basketball App.
Said to be the lightest shoe that Vans has ever released, the Vans Graph combines at least six different technologies and new materials to bring you a stitch-less rendition of the classic Vans sneaker. Keeping the traditional Vans design details intact and made for comfort just as much for style, the Graph provides a framework that allows for proper anatomical movement for your feet, elevates your heels and has a light feel.
Who says you have to wear flip flops when you’re poolside? With ingenuity combined with an anti-bacterial footbed, a non-marking sole and natural rubbers you can now keep your G.Q. game on deck when you cruise to get your next cocktail. Available in an assortment of colors that are perfect for just about any mood or moment, the Swims Men’s Loafer is comfy classic brought to life, reinvented in the Swims’ waterproofing tradition and capable of handling the most challenging of pool parties, beachfront bonfires and yacht decks.
Supra presents their most recent interpretation of the classic low top sneaker, infused with modern elements for a refreshing summer kick. Comprised of raw and textured navy blue linen, the Supra Assault Ross linen low top is one of the latest sneakers recently unveiled this week by Team Supra, along with the Cuttler Ross and the Skytop III Immortal. The new Supra Assault Ross is highlighted by red and blue stripes surrounding the navy blue vulcanized sole, white rope laces and red mesh lining. Perfect for a cruise on the boardwalk or kicking your feet up on a deck lounge chair as you listen to splashing waves.
Drawing from classical civilization and design cues established with the initial Nike Air Yeezy, the upcoming Nike Air Yeezy II pushes forward the Air Yeezy brand with strong and emphatic design elements without overpowering the silhouette of the sneaker or weighing down the presentation. Firmly planted on top of an Air Tech Challenge II outsole, the Air Yeezy II showcases elements of ancient Egyptian / Ethiopian culture throughout. A hand skived anaconda textured leather rear upper that meets with a subtly textured toebox connected by a loop strap etched with hieroglyphics. Finishing touches include glow in the dark soles, obelisks topping off the laces and what can only be considered a rendition of Horus / Heru within a circle partially encased within a pyramid on the tongue. The limited edition, intelligently designed and highly anticipated sneaker is expected to release on June 9th.