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Zoom LeBron VI

Zoom LeBron VI
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Clad in black, varsity red and white, this Zoom LeBron VI is the cleanest to date, with just a nylon mesh and “LeBron James” spelled out on the heel; it’s also Nike’s lightest at 14.5 oz.

Vans Era 45

Vans Era 45
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Whether you’re a fixie rider or not, these Vans Era 45 shoes have a sensible, clean-cut style and a sharp black and white colorway; it’s even got ripstop nylon on the toecap to minimize wear.

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Band of Outsiders Boot

Band of Outsiders Boot
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Band of Outsiders and Sperry Top-Sider’s latest collab is a handmade Ballistic Nylon High-Top; it’s a hybrid moccasin/boot with rust proof grommets and a razor cut sole for traction.

Patent Chuck Taylors

Patent Chuck Taylors
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Converse has dropped a slew of Patent Chuck Taylors with perfed leather at Barney’s; other than their “holey”-ness, everything’s classic All-Stars, from the rubber cap toe to the white laces.

Adidas AZX ZX8000

Adidas AZX ZX8000

We can’t deny the heritage of these adidas aZX ZX8000s; the right shoe sports adi designer Jacques Chassaing, while the left features reissues master Markus Thaler. Thanks, Verto!

Adidas x NBA Kicks

Adidas x NBA Kicks

Adidas and the NBA have teamed up to release Team Signature kicks for players like Kevin Garnett, Dwight Howard and Tracy McGrady; they’ll be dropping throughout the next few months.

Nike Business LeBrons

Nike Business LeBrons

These Nike Zoom Business LeBrons are some of the slickest we’ve seen, with luxury pin-striped fabrics and a sweet colorway. They’ll launch 10/25 in six different locations across the US.

K2 Bindings

K2 Bindings
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K2’s Auto bindings feature a cable fed tow strap, eliminating the need to use two ratchets and ensuring an even hold across the entire foot: in short, very shreddable. Thanks, Ben!

Dead Generals

Dead Generals

Royalefam’s Dead Generals kicks are dropping 10/26, with a total of 24 pairs. These customs are totally sick, with multiple layers of cut and sewn pieces and painted graphics.

OriginalFake x Nike Air Max

OriginalFake x Nike Air Max

Available as of today, these OriginalFake x Nike Air Max sneakers keep the branding to a minimum with KAWS signature Xs; you can pick them up at Nike Sportswear in NY and LA.

Dream About Sneakers

Dream About Sneakers

All Day I Dream About Sneakers is an artistic collab between adidas Originals and Lifelounge; it features the dream kicks of sneaker designer Herr Fritz Traumer, viewable in a PDF.

Adult Swim Shoes

Adult Swim Shoes
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We’ve seen stranger collabs but Leather Medley is one of the coolest: they’re Etnies kicks laser etched with Adult Swim characters. We hope they’ll make Robot Chicken sneakers next.

Buzz Rickson Shoes

Buzz Rickson Shoes
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These Buzz Rickson shoes (available in low or high-cut) are made by William Gibson and are inspired by vintage military gear; we love the classic logo-less canvas styling of these kicks.

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310 Motoring Shelton

310 Motoring Shelton
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We’re generally wary of “retro” kicks, but this pair of 310 Motoring Shelton sneakers does it right, with a tasteful blend of ostrich embossed leather, contrast stitching and rolled edges.

Concept: Sneaker Fiend

Concept: Sneaker Fiend

We’re digging these kicks by Jim Kim; titled “Sneaker Fiend”, they’re a tribute to classic Nike shoes but completely rendered in Photoshop; if only he’d release wallpaper size pics.

Supra Blue Black Skytops

Supra Blue Black Skytops
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We were surprised at how hot these Supra Chad Muska Pro Skytops look in blue and black; they’re padded with SupraFoam for impact resistance as well as a neoprene toe cap and vamp.

Gears of War Shoe

Gears of War Shoe
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Co-branding is often lame, but we’re digging this Gears of War x Globe shoe. Based on Globe’s Fusion tech skating kicks, it features a triple-layered toe cap and hidden lacing option.

DSQUARED2 Boots

DSQUARED2 Boots
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Gear for our Canadian friends: these DSquared2 Boots sport an inset red maple leaf and gigantic hook and lace straps and the DSquared logo on the tongue; they’re made in Italy.

Dr. Romanelli x Converse

Dr. Romanelli x Converse
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We’re really digging the classic retro colorway on this pair of Dr. Romanelli x Converse Chucks; composed of laser-etched bandaid graphics, it’s part of the (PRODUCT) RED campaign.

Nike Air Force 1 Plaid

Nike Air Force 1 Plaid
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Plaid seems way old school but it actually works quite well with these Nike Air Force 1 Premium ’07s; the upper is a mix of brown leather in the front and tartan flannell in the back.

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A.R.C. x Lacoste Sneakers

A.R.C. x Lacoste Sneakers
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This tennis sneaker collab between Alife Rivington Cub and Lacoste looks great, with high-contrast colorways. The white and red are already sold out, but black and purple are still available.

Wolverine Raider 6″ Boots

Wolverine Raider 6″ Boots
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Functional yet freshly styled, these Wolverine Raider 6″ work boots are contour welted for flexibility; they also sport polymer pads for support and a steel toe for protection.

Nike Dunk High Premiums

Nike Dunk High Premiums
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We’re really digging the perfed curry on white colorway of these Nike Dunk High Premiums; its made with soft suede and padded with a Zoom Air Unit for maximum comfort.

Suprano Greco Hi Shoes

Suprano Greco Hi Shoes

It takes real guts to put a fishnet pattern on a pair of shoes, but we’d love to cop a pair of Supra’s Suprano Greco Hi’s. Available at Factory 413, you’ll need to order over the phone.

Hennessy Sneakers

Hennessy Sneakers
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These Hennessy Hi-Tops by Jhung Yuro are a bit out of left field, but we’re digging the brown and creme colorway and croc embossed inserts. Available 12/1, sans the cognac.

DDC Crew Socks

DDC Crew Socks
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Clad in orange and black with Live Free Or Die, these Crew Socks by real-life Dunder-Mifflin counterparts DDC are perfect for those days in the cubicle where you just don’t give a damn.

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