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CP Training Boots

CP Training Boots
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

FJ Icon Golf Shoes

FJ Icon Golf Shoes
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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
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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.

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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.

Reef Fanning Sandals

Reef Fanning Sandals
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Hot on the “heels” of the Beer Belt Bottle Opener, Reef’s Fanning Sandals let you take suds to the shoreline: it features a built-in bottle opener at the bottom of the sole. Thanks, Devand!

Dr. Martens 1914 Bones

Dr. Martens 1914 Bones
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Just in time for Halloween: Dr. Martens’ 1914 Bones Boot is a playful take on their 14-eye work boot; it sports a glow-in-the-dark skeleton along its nearly 11″ full grain leather upper.

Lacoste Cavaillon UE

Lacoste Cavaillon UE
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An homage to the French Open, Lacoste’s Cavaillon UE is a velcro-strap tennis court shoe with French flag colorway, perfed leather upper, textured rubber outsole and embossed logo.

Vans Akat LX Shoes

Vans Akat LX Shoes
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Japanese expat Taka Hayashi’s Vans Akat LX shoes are nothing if not unique; they feature a moccasin-style base with triangle accents and are available in Fossil or Brown.

Nike Selvage Terminators

Nike Selvage Terminators
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Nike’s Terminator His go denim with a Selvage edition; the devil’s really in the details here, with multi-color contrast stitching and brown Nike emblem for a slick handcrafted look.

Common Projects FW09

Common Projects FW09

The minimalist outfitters at Common Projects have posted a sneak peek at their Fall/Winter 2009 collection; rich browns and burgundies join their classic white and black colorways.

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Nike Hypermax Stealth

Nike Hypermax Stealth
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Bearing a strong resemblance to the Hyperdunk, Nike’s Hypermax Stealths are a mid-cut sneaker with ankle strap, air sole unit and Flywire in an orange and black colorway.

Snakeguardz Boots

Snakeguardz Boots
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Made with 1000 denier nylon, Crackshot’s Snakeguardz boots not only protect you from serpents but shotgun blasts: we’ll take their word that it’ll stop a 12-gauge shot at 20 yards.

Speedo BioFUSE Sandals

Speedo BioFUSE Sandals
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Also known as Katahama, Speedo’s BioFUSE is a high tech flip-flop with rubber grip pods and drainage holes that maximize cushioning, flexibility, durability and slip resistance.

adidas SLVR 103

adidas SLVR 103
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adidas’ SLVR 103s epitomize their fashion-oriented SLVR line; the high-tops sport a streamlined profile, aniline/full-grain leather upper, padded collar and simplified triple stripes.

Red Wing Work Boots

Red Wing Work Boots
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J. Crew and Red Wing partner up with a remake of the latter’s vintage work boots; they’re made with triple-stitched US cattle hides, Goodyear welting and brass hardware.

Red Sole Shoes

Red Sole Shoes
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Chrome Bags’ new Red Sole shoes are a rider’s dream: each is made with 1000 denier Cordura and includes a reflective heel strip, grippy outsoles and gusseted tongues.

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