Pitti Uomo Footwear Preview: CASBIA S/S 12

We’ve just wrapped the 80th edition of Pitti Uomo and after days of extreme internet challenges in the great city of Florence, we are excited to share some of our favorite footwear finds for S/S 12. First up — CASBIA , designed by Edmundo Castillo and Manuelle Bianchi, introduces their third collection based on the philosophy — “the ten shoes every guy needs in his closet” which includes a superbly-edited assortment of forward, yet wearable Oxfords, moccasins and sport casual sneakers.  The innovative blend of technical materials and luxe leathers used for classic uppers combined with the sensibilities of a sneaker construction captured our attention from the start.  Sneaker mesh, water-resistant tape for pattern definition, rubberized deer skins and technical outsoles for mocassins are just some of the noteworthy components that sets Casbia apart from the rest. The guys were nice enough to let us get a quick image to share with you all…there’s more to come.  The F/W 11 collection will soon be available at TheCorner.com.





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