Taking inspiration from its 1970’s variant, Converse has dressed up the classic Chuck Taylor with creamy egret leather, and laced them up with rawhide. You probably won’t be shooting any hoops with these ones on though.
Nike’s newest military boot is water-repellent, yet still breathable and has Kevlar reinforcement on its upper and footbed. It also comes with a removable bootie made of memory foam and insulation that can be worn on its own.
These unconventional running shoes have actual spring-based shock absorbers and can be adjusted based on the wearer’s weight, and whether they’re walking, jogging or running in them. Launching on Indiegogo 2/1/2015.
Nike honors athletes of African descent who stand up for their race and their rights as individuals with the Black History Month collection. Part of the proceeds (why not all of ’em Nike?) will go to charity. Drops 1/17/15.
Urban leather sneakers from Dutch menswear maker Onemanshow. They have elastic straps and a Velcro fastener instead of shoelaces. The oversized suede tongue and silver zippers on the ankles complete the biker jacket look.
The 2015 edition of the classic running shoe has an engineered mesh upper for breathability and flexibility with Flywire providing the firm support. Down low there’s a full-length tubular cushion and the classic waffle outsole.