So now that we’re firmly into January, you’ve probably given up on those New Year’s resolutions and all you can think about is getting away for some of that Winter Sun. It really is the bluest of Mondays. But if there’s one thing that will lighten up those January blues it’s a pair of navy trainers – and have we got some screamers for you?!
If you don’t know much about one of the most work suited footwear brands, then let us tell you how you’ll almost never look at getting another brand of boots again. Red Wing shoes have come a long way since their indulgence in the footwear game back in the early 20th Century – moving from catering almost exclusively to blue collared workers to nowadays where they not only provide the best quality work boots but tailor to the needs of the casual wearer too.
Sometime in the 17th Century Sir Isaac Newton came up with the law of universal gravitation. Here in the modern day we wanted to defy that law using Newton’s Dr Martens namesake, because well we’d been engrossed in a marathon of Myth Busters the night before and we just really wanted a field trip to the warehouse.
Now, we understand completely that wearing your underpants over your trousers and popping a cape on to nip to the shops might raise a few eyebrows. Converse can save you the hassle of getting changed in a phone box and let you show your love for comic inspired style with a pair from their DC Comics collaboration collection.
Ever since the relaunch of the adidas Stan Smith a few years back, the popularity of its numerous iterations has further cemented itself as an icon of both fashion and sneaker cultures. If you thought they were starting to become old news, you need to take a hard look at yourself because they’re here with a new combo primed for the warmer months. Welcome the adidas Stan Smith Primeknit.
The Cortez’s story goes all the way back to 1972, when Olympic track coach, Bill Bowerman, came up with the first of Nike’s “modern” running shoes. Comfort and durability was paramount, as a shoe was needed to fulfil the criteria of being a competent runner on any surface. Over 40 years down the line, it may not be the running trainer of choice for athletes anymore but it has made its way into being a must have in any sneakerheads collection.