Clae redefines the chukka with the McQueen. The shoes borrow design cues from sneakers, such as the ribbed ankles and thick midsole. Available in a variety of colors and materials.
The HR-1 is a hybrid high top. It has the upper of a hiking boot – complete with boot laces, d-ring eyelets, a padded ankle collar and a gussetted tongue – but it has the midsole of a running shoe, with an airbag at the heel.
Jason Markk Quick Wipes are disposable shoe cleaners. They come in boxes of 12 but each wipe is individually wrapped so you can just keep one with you for emergency use. They can’t be used on suede or nubuck though.
Singh and Son will soon release one of the most versatile shoes we’ve ever seen. Handcrafted in India, the Kishtee is a leather slip on based on an Indian fashion staple. Dress it up or dress it down. We just hope its elastic band lasts.
The Springblade running shoes eschew the traditional midsole, replacing it with 16 forward angled blades made of polymer. The elastic blades are designed to literally add a spring to your step. Drops 08/13 for $180.