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The Mystery of Flying Kicks

The Mystery of Flying Kicks

(NSFW: Language) It’s not a martial arts film, but The Mystery of Flying Kicks is still worth watching. It explores the urban custom of throwing shoes up on power lines and the various reasons for and reactions to it.

Adidas Mutombo

Adidas Mutombo

The signature shoes of 4-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year and the league’s second best shot blocker Dikembe Mutombo. First released in 1993, the shoes carry his jersey number and the colors of Congo. Drops 8/24/13 for $105.

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HUF HR-1

HUF HR-1

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.

Nike Lunar Force 1 QS Shanghai

Nike Lunar Force 1 QS Shanghai

Launching only a Nike China locations for now, we’re hoping that this awesome red dragon embellished variant of the Lunar Force 1 City Quickstrike find their way to the rest of the world in the not-too-distant future.

Volcom Sub Boot

Volcom Sub Boot

A sweet pair of boots from urban apparel maker Volcom. The Sub’s upper is made of wool and water-resistant leather. It has a Recliner Comfort Foam insole, a rubber outsole and asymmetrical details.

New Balance x Herschel Supply

New Balance x Herschel Supply

New Balance collaborated with Herschel Supply Co. to release a special edition of the H710 off road sneaker. Available in gray, burgundy and olive green, the sneakers have ripstop nylon and suede uppers and paisley inner lining.

Air Jordan 1 Mid Black/Red

Air Jordan 1 Mid Black/Red

The Air Jordan 1 Mid’s latest black and red colorway mimics the infamous banned edition of the Air Jordan 1. It has a leather and Nubuck upper and a rubber cupsole with an Air-Sole unit at the heel.

Quick Wipes Shoe Cleaner

Quick Wipes Shoe Cleaner

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.

Nike Free Flyknit 5.0

Nike Free Flyknit 5.0

Nike combines two of its latest technologies to make an extremely flexible shoe. The Free Flyknit’s upper is stretchable at the ankle but firm at the heel and forefoot, while its midsole encourages a natural running motion.

Kishtee Leather Slip-Ons

Kishtee Leather Slip-Ons

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.

Vans x Liberty Era

Vans x Liberty Era

Vans teamed up with Liberty Art Fabrics to release special editions of the Era made with the boutique fabric shop’s products. The paisley Era in particular is an instant classic. The Authentic also got the same treatment.

MMM Concealed Derby Shoes

MMM Concealed Derby Shoes

A minimalist take on the classic derby shoe. It has flaps that partially conceal the laces and eyelets, and its seams are hidden as well. The midsole is also lined with leather to create a seamless look. Images from Mr. Porter.

NIke KD VI

NIke KD VI

For his latest signature shoe, Kevin Durant opted for a low-cut form that bolsters quickness and lateral movement, providing traction and impact protection. We’re not sure if Sonics fans would love this colorway though. Video here.

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Adidas Springblade

Adidas Springblade

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.

Vans Chauffeur Ombre

Vans Chauffeur Ombre

The Chauffeur is Vans’ take on the boat shoe. It has a flexible rubber outsole and a removable footbed that provides cushion if you wear the shoes without socks. The Ombre’s two-tone beach colorway is perfect for summer.

FlipSides Engraved Flip-Flops

FlipSides Engraved Flip-Flops

Etsy shop FlipSides sells flip-flops with engraved letters and symbols on their soles that leave impressions in the sand. You can also customize your order, making them a nice gift or advertising tool for your own business.

Nike Free Run 5.0 #BeTrue

Nike Free Run 5.0 #BeTrue

Rainbow-colored running shoes with a glove-like fit. But these shoes won’t just improve your lap times.  They’re part of Nike’s #BeTrue collection, the profits of which will be used to fund the LGBT Sports Coalition.

Adidas Basketball Oil Spill Pack

Adidas Basketball Oil Spill Pack

A special re-release of three of Adidas’ famous 90s basketball shoes. The Real Deal, the Top Ten 2000 and the Crazy 8 get made up in pink, green, blue and black with a sweet shiny finish.

Wool Walkers

Wool Walkers

If you liked the Wool Sweater Slippers, check out Etsy shop Wool Walker’s wares. They’re handmade flats and slippers made of sheep wool with rubber soles. Available in different color combinations.

Vans Outdoor Switchback

Vans Outdoor Switchback

The Outdoor Switchback is a skate shoe infused with the look and durability of hiking boots. It has a water-resistant pig suede and rubber upper, a reinforced tongue and a rubber outsole.

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Nike Kobe 8 Mambacurial

Nike Kobe 8 Mambacurial

Nike takes a cue from Kobe’s love for both basketball and soccer with this hybrid design. The Kobe 8 Mambacurial takes design cues and the trademark colorway of the Mercurial Vapor IX and applies them to the Kobe 8 System.

Nike TW’14

Nike TW’14

Tiger Woods’ newest signature golf shoes incorporate Nike Free technology, meaning they mimic a barefoot feeling and have a very breathable upper. Coming in 06/13 with NikeiD customization options.

Nike LeBron X MVP

Nike LeBron X MVP

A limited edition of the LeBron X. Apparently the shoe’s details “weave the story of James’s incredible journey over the past year.” All we know is that the Air Yeezy II looks like a pair of hotel slippers next to these wild kicks.

NIke Blazer Mid ’77 PRM VNTG

NIke Blazer Mid ’77 PRM VNTG

This release of the classic basketball shoes has a multi-color swoosh, yellow highlights on the heel and tongue, suede reinforcements and retro yellowed rubber sole. You can also spot them on 290sqm and on eBay.

Nike Air Max 1 FB Yeezy

Nike Air Max 1 FB Yeezy

Nike pairs up its hit Air Max 1 running shoes with the colorway from one of its most recent releases, the Air Yeezy II. The black leather and mesh upper make the mint and neon pink stand out even more. Images from End.

Nike 1972 QS Deep Red

Nike 1972 QS Deep Red

A very special Quickstrike release, these beautiful semi-formal sneakers are based on the first ever Nike shoes. They have a leather upper and tongue, waxed laces and the classic welt sole. Also in brown. Video by Lacebag.

Carhartt x Vans Reflective Era

Carhartt x Vans Reflective Era

Feel free to skate in the dark with this unique take on the Era sneakers. Made by Carhartt Work In Progress and Vans Syndicate, the sneakers’ upper is made of highly reflective materials. Available in four different colors.

China’s Fake Nike Town

China’s Fake Nike Town

Blue Ocean Network looks at the shoe counterfeiting industry in Putian. Apparently some of the shoes are so well made that they can fool quality assurance inspectors, prompting people to label them “legitimate knockoffs.”

Nike LeBron X NSW Lifestyle

Nike LeBron X NSW Lifestyle

A pair of casual shoes based on the LeBron X. It has a backwards swoosh, laser-cut mesh panels, brown leather upper, blue midsole and gold accents. Also available in black. More on Bron bron’s site.

Hender Scheme MIP 01

Hender Scheme MIP 01

Part of Hender Scheme’s Hommage Collection, Manual Industrial Products 01 are limited edition handmade replicas of Nike’s Air Force 1. These deluxe high tops are made of nothing but raw undyed leather.

Woodies Custom Kicks

Woodies Custom Kicks

Woodies takes Converse Chucks or Vans Slip-Ons and prints their own designs or your custom creations directly onto the shoes. No artistic vision? Their graphic design team will help ensure you have the coolest kicks on the block.

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