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Dapper Deconstructed: Lawrence Schlossman
Advertorial content: Those with interest in men's fashion will have most probably read (and laughed at) Lawrence Schlossman's words. Serving as Editor in Chief of Four Pins—the most tongue-in-cheek fashion blog around—as well as co-hosting his own...
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Dapper Deconstructed: Michael Williams
Advertorial content: For Michael Williams, staying busy is never a challenge. His immensely influential menswear and lifestyle blog A Continuous Lean (ACL) was one of the early standouts in the category when it was founded in 2007, and remains a...
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Rare '80s Vans + Peanuts Collection Reissued
California's favorite footwear giant announces yet another a killer collaboration for the coming months. While May 2014 saw the introduction of the coveted Star Wars collection, today it's the impossibly cute Vault by Van + Peanuts collection. The...
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J.Crew + New Balance 998 Independence Day
When it comes to sneakers, it's near impossible to beat a classic, especially for kicking around on summer days. As an ode to American craftsmanship and design, Boston-based running shoe pioneers New Balance and purveyors of contemporary American...
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Eight Slip-On Sneakers
While there's a vibrant world of quality shoelaces for customizing your footwear, sometimes you just don't want to deal with tying them. The following selections sacrifice laces for the sack of ease, but still place style at the forefront. The options...
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Air Jordan Flashcards
by Eva Glettner While every sneakerhead can differentiate a Jordan IV from a Jordan V, artist, designer and all around prolific creative Kevin Lyons wants to help educate those less obsessed with the iconic Air Jordan. To do so, Lyons chose the...
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Teva's Carbon Sneaker
Advertorial content: Teva's commuter sneaker, the Carbon, isn't just for bike-riders. It's streetwear designed to combat all kinds of slippery situations with style. Offering a super-traction sole—composed of Spider365 rubber and a PedalLINK pattern...
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Adidas Originals City Marathon PT
The City Marathon PT Pack from Adidas Originals—released today, 6 September 2013—honors the ultimate pursuit of 26.2 miles on foot. The team at the German athletic powerhouse updated the Marathon PT in three new colorways for fall, each paying homage...
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Interview: Todd Barket of Unionmade
Advertorial content: A major player in the world of menswear retail, San Francisco's Unionmade has been outfitting the Bay Area's growing population of sharp dressers since 2009. By specializing in a classic, casual West Coast aesthetic, the ever...
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Converse + Maison Martin Margiela
Sneaker brand Converse—the longtime staple—has just unveiled the latest First String collaboration. This time, for their luxe limited edition collaboration, experimental Parisian fashion house Maison Martin Margiela takes a fresh approach to the...
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Converse Jack Purcell
Advertorial content: The only sneaker to ever be designed for a world-class badminton player and subsequently find its way to becoming an American style icon, The Converse Jack Purcell remains one of the most recognizable footwear designs still...
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Interview: Tinker Hatfield of Nike
During Nike's recent Nature Amplified summit at their Beaverton, OR headquarters, we were presented with a series of innovations that comprise the next palette for product development from the sportswear giant. A visit to the Nike Sports Research...
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Nike Solarsoft Moccasins
Sporting a nostalgic, aqua sock-like vibe, Nike's recently released summer '13 Solarsoft Moccasins have all the makings for a laid-back, Weekend At Bernie's sort of adventure. But with an ultra-comfy midsole packing their trademark Lunarlon cushioning...
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HTM Trainer+
Launching just a few miles from Olympic Park, Nike's latest take on their already incredible HTM Flyknit trainers sees the ultra lightweight shoe take new shape in a fresh set of hues. The HTM Trainer+ collection—designed by Hiroshi Fujiwara...
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Converse Chuck Taylor Premium
Placing a twist on an iconic style without messing with its supremely classic appeal, Converse upgrades the Chuck Taylor by wrapping the high tops in ultra-rich leather. The Chuck Taylor Premiums get a subtle but significant boost with the addition...
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Ylati
The young duo behind Ylati Footwear perfectly mix traditional Italian craftsmanship with their love for sneakers. Supporting the Made in Italy push for homegrown products in their own subversive way—try reading the label from right to left...
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Nike Mag
Twenty-two years ago a film about time travel gave us a glimpse of the now not-too-distant future. The 1989 Back to the Future sequel looked forward to 2015, capturing the imaginations of kids like us who dreamed of one day riding their own hover...
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Eric Koston 1
Drawing inspiration from both running and soccer shoes, pro skateboarder Eric Koston announced his first signature model for NikeSB last week. The result has the durability, performance and looks of a skate shoe, but with comfort and technical...
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Havaianas Soul Collection
Before Havaianas was born, its parent company Alpargatas, founded in 1907, exclusively sold espadrilles. (Alpargatas actually means espadrilles in Spanish.) Going back to these roots, the Brazilian maker of the popular flip-flops will introduce...
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Oat Shoes
While sustainable shoes up until now tended to either look suited for Middle Earth or were limited to recyclable and repurposed options, Oat Shoes signals a welcome leap forward in the market with their cleanly-styled, fully biodegradable sneakers...
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Converse and Marimekko
Unveiling a new model, reissue and pitch-perfect collaboration, Converse's triple-threat announcement today builds on the brand's commitment to making everyday sportswear with playfully wearable style. For their spring collection, Converse partnered...
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Steven Alan for Nike Sportswear
by Gregory Stefano Call it a win for the marriage of technical details and fashion or just call it a win for style, either way Steven Alan's collection for Nike Sportswear (launched today) has us wondering why the collaboration didn't happen sooner...
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