With all the design options available for the LeBron 10 we just knew it wouldn’t take long to see a Yeezy inspired design. As the first wave of iD creations found their way into homes this week, we weren’t surprised to see this pair. Just like the notorious Yeezy styling the iD model features a black out base with a pink liner and replica glow-in-the-dark sole. $220 USD
Although Ralph Lauren Rugby sadly closes its doors for good on Febuary 14, 2013 it sems theclassicly iconic brand can not miss with its signature preppy style. The Vintage Striped Cardigan borrows a design inspired by Southwestern blankets and blends it seamlessly with workwear and varsity-jacket elements for an ultra-warm option for the man with individual style. $198 USD
Taking a few tips from classic Penny Hardaway shoes of the past, the Nike Zoom Rookie Men’s Shoe honors the point-guard’s legacy with sleek good looks and a supportive fit. The can’t pass up plus about these “dopes” is that the regular $200 USD price tag has been dropped to $159 USD.
THE NORTH FACE PURPLE LABEL releases a small “WHITE” collection comprised of a single jacket and bag in time for the 2012 fall/winter season. Borrowing cues from the wilderness — the most desirable proving grounds for technical apparel — the two-piece collection proudly reflects the white snowcaps of the Himalayas and the brushed hues of a Pando Aspen tree. Made with HYVENT ripstop fabric, the ROL — ROOTS OF LIFE — Scoop Jacket offers a waterproof outer-shell that is both lightweight and breathable, while the ROL Fuse Box is made from friction resistant and highly durable TPE material. The jacket $500 USD and the bag $210 USD.
Renowned women’s footwear designer Jimmy Choo continues his foray into the realm of mens shoes with his 2012 “Evening” collection of formal-inspired footwear. Taking inspiration from the tuxedo, the range includes tweaked tassel slippers, animal print sneakers and slip-on silhouettes that combine elements of traditional, street and high-fashion designs. Included among the materials, prints and finishes used are cracked gold glitter, crocodile and a modified gold tiger camo motif, meant to be luxe, contemporary footwear options for a night out on the town. Look for at Jimmy Choo’s online store.
From the metallic red to the “Galaxy”, the Foamposite One has come up with iconic distinct variations and colorways. As we now approach the release of the Polarized Pink colorway, Foamposite fans should be ecstatic to know that for the first time ever the sneaker will be made available in smaller sizes. Available November 23rd at your local Nike retailer for $220 USD.
On November 6th President Obama spanked “Tricky” Mitt to be granted his second term as President of the United States. In honor of the date Jordan Brand is launching a special edition Air Jordan 1 a few days after. This obsidian and gym red model comes with Republican and Democrat printed insoles in addition to being set on a suede and elephant print upper. On November 10th these puppies will be available for $110 USD.
The Nike Zoom Rookie continues to make a big splash in the “sneakerhead” community. Just like the last release the shoe features a solid colored upper with a clear sole for extra appeal. What separates these from the rest though is the matte red styled upper opposed to the glossy appearance found on the other makeups. Look for this at your local Nike retailer on November 10th.
Renowned sneaker customizer and artist Benji Blunt has created a special edition of New Balance‘s 1500 as the footwear manufacturer celebrates the 30th anniversary of its Flimby factory in northern England. Looking to highlight both the Union Jack branding details of Blunt’s childhood sneakers as well as the urban environment in which he grew up, the kicks see an oversized Union Jack graphic on the heel while the “1500″ embroidery is highlighted with a graffiti-esque paint drip. Employing the artist’s signature custom spot pattern along the mudguard, the classic UK-made runner comes complete with a tan, yellow and blue upper of premium leather and mesh with contrasting white accents throughout.