(Fashion) Death by Dansko

In true Normcore form, Danskos emerge within menswear, utilizing the iconic comfort clog to make no fashion statement at all; just as intended. (Normcore: A subculture based on conscious, artificial adoption of things that are in widespread use, proven to be acceptable, or otherwise inoffensive. Ultra-conformists). Danskos serve as a seasonal evolution to summer comfort styles (ie. Adidas slides and ...
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adidas Originals Opens London Flagship

This weekend sees the opening of adidas Originals’ new London flagship store, having already launched in Berlin, Shanghai and Seoul. The store is located on Fouberts Place, just off the vibrant Carnaby Street, and will showcase the full line of adidas Originals footwear, as well as limited edition releases and collaborations. The space will also play host to a series ...
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Opening Ceremony x Teva

Opening Ceremony debuts its first collaboration with outdoor brand Teva, fresh for Spring/Summer 2014. Building on two of Teva's classic silhouettes straight from the archive, Opening Ceremony works to add its own special twist. With the rising popularity of the classic sport sandal, the Hurricane and the Psyclone were the perfect choice – allowing extra fun with materials and colors. http://vimeo.com/96010173 See ...
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The Slip-on Sneaker

Sneakers continue to evolve with a variety of fashion-forward details. For Spring/Summer 2014, the Slip-on Sneaker proves to be the must-have silhouette, offered by both active and fashion brands. Seen in both the Women’s and Menswear markets, this lace-less silhouette has created a palette for designers to get creative with bold colorways and statement prints. Skate label Vans updated their canvas slip-on when they ...
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Nike’s Most Innovative Football Boot: The Magista

Last week, FC Barcelona player Andrés Iniesta revealed the Nike Magista, the performance brand’s newest football boot. The brightly colored shoe has a super lightweight feel, due to the Flyknit material. This is Nike’s first time to use the Flyknit technology for a football boot. The woven upper creates a comfortable, yet supportive fit. As a result, the sock-like cleat gives ...
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100 Years of Brooks

To celebrate 100 years of Brooks Running, the brand has launched a Heritage Collection bringing back two silhouettes from its vault. “Leveraging 100 years of groundbreaking design and technology as well as a brand steeped in the running culture, Brooks aims to re-create the magic of the 1970s and ’80s through compelling, inspirational and historical footwear that will create a visceral ...
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2014 Sochi Olympics // Footwear

As a premium Team USA sponsor for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, Nike has designed an exclusive version of their Lunar Terra Arktos for the event. The Team USA version of the boot features a patriotic color scheme of deep navy, red, white, and gold. A custom inner bootie is a key feature of this supportive boot, which is decked out ...
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Detail of the Day — Veronica Beard -

Veronica Beard evolves cage-like upper construction with layered pop color executions.
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Camper Together x Rachel Comey – S/S 14

The Camper Together design collaboration initiative sets out to pair with international designers offering a unique regional perspective of design excellence, utilizing the Camper distribution for a global reach. Often pairing with independent designers of varying backgrounds while staying true to collaboration initiative, the focus of the collections are to integrate creativity and design through the unconventional practice that has garnered Camper a cult reputation. Following ...
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Runway Trend Alert – Tall Shaft Boots – Pre Fall 14

Tall shaft boots appear by the variety among Pre-Fall 2014 collections. Flat riding boots and cowboy-inspired silhouettes combine form with practicality. Pointed toes and stiletto heels reference styles from the aughts.
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MIAMI: 12 Shoes for 12 Lovers

Known for its innovative designs and superior materials and craftsmanship, Brazilian shoe brand Melissa has opened a pop-up shop on Lincoln Road in Miami’s South Beach.
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Night Lights – Nike Snowboarding

This week Nike unveiled an impressive new use of LED lights – in its newest snowboard boot, the LunarENDOR QS. A special edition boot made in limited quantities, the LunarENDOR was built with night rides in mind. Intended to light up the night sky during competition, these boots just beg to be put into motion. http://youtu.be/e9Z1T8K7UOA "Circuitry aside, the Nike LunarENDOR is ...
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Runway Trend Alert – Bondage -

Bondage looks give a fetish feel to Milan runways with caged uppers, bustier laced vamps and transparent plastic straps that give preview to the foot.
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Runway Trend Alert – Vamp Cleavage -

Heels step out onto Spring/Summer 14 London runways baring skin with vamp cleavage.
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Detail of the day – Simone Rocha -

Pretty pearls step out onto Spring/Summer 14 London runways, detailing oxfords adding a feminine softness to the classic menswear silhouette.
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