Nike launched their ACG collection (All Conditions Gear) back in the 80s (at the time, loads of Nike’s designers were well into hiking and off-the-beaten-track sports). This was a touch for sneaker fans as the sub brand spawned a tonne of seriously sweet new colourways and silhouettes. The Trainerendor was one of them. For reasons unknown, the outdoor-sy silhouette was adopted
Space is cool. That’s a fact. Thankfully, people are catching onto this fact and all things galactic are trending. From bulky silver foil suits at Gareth Pugh to Stormtroopers guarding the runway at Preen, this season it’s all about futuristic galaxies far far away. We are pretty happy about this because the little magpies that we are, we love space
When you’re surrounded by shoes every day of the week, you quickly learn how to lace a Lacoste like lightening, balance a New Balance on your head and pile shoes up to gravity defying heights. This got us thinking – in a summer of sporting events – how many shoe based records can we set? How quickly can we tie
The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star needs no introduction, I’m sure you’ll agree – but let us draw your attention to the new All Star Rubber. It’s is like a Converse welly boot. The all-American classic has been reimagined in rubber and the result is something quite special. You’ll actually be wishing for more rainy days when you see them.
There’s a divide in the fashion ranks. Flats vs. heels. But let’s be honest, this is nothing new, and won’t ever really go away. Trends come and go but shoes, well, they’re here to stay… We’re equally obsessed with both, there. We said it. Does that make us fence sitters? Try being surrounded by beautiful shoes all day every day,
What do Snoop Dogg, Hugh Hefner and Alexa Chung have in common? Certainly not their fashion creds, that’s for sure. Got it? The unlikely trio share a fondness for slippers. Yes, slippers. Not just reserved for pipe wielding granddads anymore, slippers are actually cool. There’s definitely a faction of hipsters who choose to wear their velvet numbers down the Broadway
Classic pumps and stilettos are back. Well, if you remember them from last time around, they’re back. If not, say hello to your new favourite silhouette. This season, they come in all shapes, sizes and hues. You’re guaranteed to find a stiletto to give your outfit an injection of oomph. From prints and embellishments to powerful pointed toes, it’s all
So, as fashion weeks around the globe draw to a close, we asked ourselves, what did we learn? Well, for starters we learned that we’ll be wearing navy, oxblood red, an abundance of denim and a whole lot of brocade this season; but most importantly, we learned that flats are not a life sentence. Phew. We do bang on about
Luke what’s just landed. Following the hotly anticipated Star Wars by Vans launch earlier this year comes a brand new release, once again featuring Vans’ most iconic silhouettes. The second chapter is brought to you by the dark side. If you missed it first time around, it would be a Wookie error to make the same mistake again.
DATE HELD: 25/09/14 HELD AT: schuh PRESENT: Nike, Lakai, Element AGENDA: Discussing the new arrival of 3 new skate shoes ITEM 1: Nike Skateboarding Zoom Team Edition The Zoom Team Edition from Nike is slender, light weight and damn good looking. Like all things Nike Skateboarding, the Zoom is built with the skater in mind. The thick rubber outsole will give