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Puma Soda Collection

Puma Soda Collection

You’ll be a walking brand ambassador twice over with Puma’s Soda Collection, but we think it looks “sweet”: it features colorways inspired by Coke, Diet Coke, Root Beer, and Fanta.

Adi Originals Tokio Tech

Adi Originals Tokio Tech

Adidas Originals’ Tokio Tech His take one step back and two steps forward: the retro runners feature modern Gore Tex along with a boot leather rubber coating and tractor gum sole.

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Oakley Elite Assault Boot

Oakley Elite Assault Boot

Oakley’s Elite Assault Boot might as well be a tank: it features a fire and slash resistant hybrid carbon fiber/stainless steel outer, chemical-resistant outsole, and puncture-proof inner sole.

Nike Air Flytop Premium

Nike Air Flytop Premium

We loved the Air Flytops, but we’re drooling over these Nike Air Flytop Premiums; they sport black and white colorways, a mix of smooth and perfed leather panels, and a leather lining.

Nike Leather Janoskis

Nike Leather Janoskis

Immensely popular with skaters, the Nike ZB Zoom Stefan Janoski gets a boatshoe prep model with Obsidian Blue perfed leather panels, brown leather laces and a leather lining.

Greedy Genius Dynos

Greedy Genius Dynos

It’s a pity these Greedy Genius Dynos will be Europe-only for Spring 2010: we’re feelin’ the mix of canvas, full-grain leather and metallic patent leather, all dressed in a swank royal blue.

Vael Project Fall 2009

Vael Project Fall 2009

Vael Project’s Fall 2009 line harkens back to old-school shoes with hand-sewn, welted and oiled full-grain leather, albeit with modern silhouettes, EVA sockliners and American-Hide laces.

Supra Vegan Pack

Supra Vegan Pack

Supra goes animal friendly for their Holiday ’09 line with the Vegan Pack: the Dixon, Thunder Lo, Thunder and Diablo 1.5 all sport 100% canvas uppers with gum, black or white soles.

Ransom x adidas FW09

Ransom x adidas FW09

Ransom teams up with adidas’ Originals brand for their Fall/Winter 2009 line of boots and sneakers; they stay true to their rugged outdoor roots but mix in a healthy dose of street style.

Nike CTR360 Maestri

Nike CTR360 Maestri

Designed for playmakers, Nike’s CTR360 Maestri is a specialized soccer cleat that fill a voids in the market with Kanga-Lite leather, control pods on the strike zone and off-center lacing.

P.S. Shoe Care Kit

P.S. Shoe Care Kit

Set up your own Wall Street shoeshine stand with this Paul Smith Shoe Care Kit; it includes no less than seven brushes, two polish cloths, five shoe paints and four bees wax polishes.

CP Training Boots

CP Training Boots

Common Projects’ Training Boots continue the brand’s barebones aesthetic, but we also like the quirky details: triple stitching, full-length side zip with snap closure, and dirty soles.

Ken Diamond Moccasins

Ken Diamond Moccasins

Reinterpreted for modern tastes but 100% handmade, Ken Diamond’s moccasins feature a deer or elk leather upper, hand-braided kangaroo laces and a canvas backpack.

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VALE Custom Sandals

VALE Custom Sandals

These VALE sandals may be hard on your wallet, but they’re completely customized: they’ll use your footprints to create shoes that match your foot’s shape and contours. Thanks, Heng!

Our Legacy Worker Boot

Our Legacy Worker Boot

Made by Portugal-based Our Legacy, these Worker Boots are made to last with a winterized, cracked dark brown leather upper, thick leather laces and chunky rubber outsole.

Tretorn Cykel Boots

Tretorn Cykel Boots

Inspired by 60s-era Alpine mountaineers but with a city twist, Tretorn’s Cykel Leather Boots feature alternating metal eyelets, a majolica blue lining and leather with mesh detail upper.

Clae Russell Mids

Clae Russell Mids

Part of Clae’s Fall 2009 line, these Russell Mids come in multiple colorways but top pick goes to Charcoal Wool; it features a wool upper, leather lining and molded footbed.

Thriller Custom Converses

Thriller Custom Converses

Based on his legendary music video, Michael Jackson gets a slick send-off with these Thriller Converses; available 10/5, they sport a red leather jacket, studded collars and black satin.

Shoelace Rug

Shoelace Rug

Messy, functional and totally awesome, the Shoelace Rug ain’t your momma’s decor as it shifts and evolves beneath your feet; available now in black/white or custom order your own.

Lacoste Montaine WE

Lacoste Montaine WE

Lacoste’s slim-fitting Montaine WE boots have a low-key sophistication that we crave; a slightly embossed heel detail and neutral two-tone colorways cut a sleek but subtle profile.

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FJ Icon Golf Shoes

FJ Icon Golf Shoes

With a calf leather upper, dual density footbed and memory foam, FootJoy’s Icon golf shoes are not just technically sound but also come in a collection of 5 swanky patterns and 19 styles.

BugaThermo Boots

BugaThermo Boots

Winter can take a hike with the BugaThermo: it’s a rechargeable heated boot with 3 temperature settings (controlled via an ankle LED button) and is good down to -25ËšF. Thanks, Jake!

Nike SB x Lau x Janoski

Nike SB x Lau x Janoski

Available at LA’s De La Barracuda on 10/3, these sweet wood grain shoes are a triple collaboration between Nike SB, Stefan Janoski and Michael Lau; the latter will throw in a vinyl toy.

Ocean Minded Uppers

Ocean Minded Uppers

Ocean Minded’s Uppers are not only comfy but eco-friendly; they sport an anatomical, odor-resistant footbed, hemp laces, bamboo lining, and outsole made out of recycled car tires.

Art: Junk Dunk

Art: Junk Dunk

Gabriel Dishaw’s Junk Dunk sculpture uses a Nike Sole but swaps perfed leather for perfed metal and rubber for silicon; it even features a hinged tongue and circuit board Swoosh.

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