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Gumball 3K PUMAs

Gumball 3K PUMAs

Available today, PUMA’s Speed Cat 2.9 Gumball is a limited edition driving shoe for the Gumball 3000; it’s printed with the rally route inside and features a slick tread-style sole.

GG Ocean Runners

GG Ocean Runners

Greedy Genius’ Ocean Runners are a departure from their more colorful fare, but we aren’t complaining about the boat shoe styling, tonal nubuck uppers and lacing details.

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Mark Nason Sandals

Mark Nason Sandals

Leave the plastic flip-flops at home: Mark Nason’s Iommi Thong and Wilde Slide sandals are made of Italian leather and feature goldtone hardware, topstitching and grommets.

Adidas Premium SS09

Adidas Premium SS09

Openers has a drool-inducing gallery of photos for Adidas’ Premium Style Spring/Summer 2009 line; it’s equipped with comfort- and climate-enhancing ForMotion and Climacool tech.

Nike LunarGlide+

Nike LunarGlide+

In addition to Lunarfoam and Flywire technology, Nike’s LunarGlide+ shoes feature Dynamic Support; it adapts to every step of a runner’s gait by providing cushioning and stability.

Nike Trash Talk Shoes

Nike Trash Talk Shoes

They may come in black or white, but Nike’s Zoom MVP Trash Talk shoes are 100% green: the laces, sock liners, outsole and upper are all made from recycled and waste materials.

T56 Skymra Sneakers

T56 Skymra Sneakers

Don’t let the asymmetric grommets fool you: Tretorn’s T56 Skymra Sneakers swap laces for wide elastic straps; it also has a thinner rubber sole and cushioned canvas insole.

Ace Hotel Shoe

Ace Hotel Shoe

Light and breezy, this Ace Hotel Shoe from Arkitip and General Surplus sports a breathable cotton mesh upper, ideal for the high desert where the real life Ace Hotel is located.

Orchard Street x Reebok

Orchard Street x Reebok

Orchard Street for Reebok’s Re-Up collection expands with these 1990s inspired sea-foam green trimmed kicks; all three sport the OS logo, asymmetrical laces and perfed leather.

Concepts x Timberland Boots

Concepts x Timberland Boots

Ultra-swank with a ribbed/wood-grain texture, Concepts teams up with Timberland with this clean 6″ boot; it sports premium Epi leather and is available 4/18 exclusively at Concepts.

Clae Rollins Shoes

Clae Rollins Shoes

Clae’s Rollins shoes may be based on traditional hiking boots, but these swanky kicks have the urban wilds written all over ’em with a mixed leather/nylon upper, metal hardware and blue soles.

Grun Forum Mids

Grun Forum Mids

Let’s face it: recycled goods are great for the earth but tend to look a bit trashy; Adidas Originals’ Grun Forum Mids buck the trend with reused canvas, leather and wood that still looks fresh.

Nike Lunar Everyday

Nike Lunar Everyday

Part of Lance Armstrong’s LIVESTRONG line, Nike’s Lunar Everyday is made for distance runs with pressure-distributing Lunarlite foam, internal heel counter and no-sew tip construction.

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Poorman’s Weapon (Olive)

Poorman’s Weapon (Olive)

UNDFTD and Converse’s Poorman’s Weapon is back, this time in a slick olive green colorway; the bomber jacket-styled kicks will release on Armed Forces Day (May 16, 2009).

Adidas Metro Attitude His

Adidas Metro Attitude His

Even if you’re not a Knicks fan, these Adidas Metro Attitude His remain surprisingly fresh despite using a tried-and-true style; they’re similar to the original kicks worn by Patrick Ewing.

Solebox x Rimowa Luggage

Solebox x Rimowa Luggage

Ideal for flashing your kicks even when you’re not wearing them, this Solebox x Rimowa luggage trolley is made with durable polycarbonate and is limited to 25 pieces.

Nike Air Classic BW

Nike Air Classic BW

Nike’s Classic BW Air Max is back and lookin’ solid with a clean red, white, and black colorway; it’s a refresh of the original persian violet color scheme that still pays dues to its retro roots.

Nike Air Max 2009

Nike Air Max 2009

Nike’s Air Max 2009 hides nothing but still looks smoking with a flywire upper that increases comfort and an RS 1000 rubber outsole; it also sports a full length Nike Air unit.

Book: Sneaker Tokyo

Book: Sneaker Tokyo

Too bad it’s only available in Japan: Sneaker Tokyo is a treasure trove of info on the past, present and future of Tokyo sneaker culture; it’s packed with interviews, images and previews.

TBC Counterpane Boots

TBC Counterpane Boots

Timberland Boot Company’s Counterpane Boots have a well-worn, rugged style with Italian canvas and Horween full-grain leather panels; it’s unlined to keep the weight light.

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Reebok Commitment Mids

Reebok Commitment Mids

Black and white with grey cleats, these Reebok’s Commitment Mids are a re-issue of a 1989 style; it sports a large branded strap, Play Dry inner lining and a sweet retro design.

Stubb’s Supra Skytops

Stubb’s Supra Skytops

Stop by Austin eatery Stubb’s Bar-B-Q to pick up this special collab with Supra, and Spin Magazine; 50 boxes will include a pair of Skytops, Stubb’s sauce, and SXSW-branded apron.

Common Projects Spring ’09

Common Projects Spring ’09

While staying to their minimalist roots, Common Projects injects a bit of color into its Spring ’09 line; we like the new Tournament Mids as well as the classic Achilles Mids and Lows.

Dr. Martens For Life

Dr. Martens For Life

Dr. Martens’ For Life collection features a lifetime guarantee, thanks to added weight and thickness, Goodyear welting and Hardlife leather; available in an 8-eye boot and 3-eye shoe.

Nike SFB Tactical Boot

Nike SFB Tactical Boot

The result of four years of development, Nike’s SFB Tactical Boot is an ultra-lightweight, fast-drying boot with puncture protection, increased traction and no break-in time.

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