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Dr. Martens 1461 Velcro Strap Shoe

Dr. Martens 1461 Velcro Strap Shoe

Engineered Garments added an eye-catching and convenient twist to Dr. Martens’ classic 1461, replacing the shoe’s laces with a leather Velcro strap over the eyelets. It’s available in four military-inspired leather colors as well as a milkshake suede variant.

Maharishi Maha Tabi Boots

Maharishi Maha Tabi Boots

Maharishi’s take on the jika-tabi, which are traditional Japanese boots that have a split toe. They hug the feet and provide a barefoot feel. The Maha Tabi has adjustable hook fasteners and come with a Jason Markk cleaning kit. Available in white or black.

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adidas x Porter Bags & Shoes

adidas x Porter Bags & Shoes

adidas teamed up with renowned Japanese bag maker Porter-Yoshida & Co. to create a three-way briefcase, a two-way boston bag and a variant of the Campus shoes. The Campus’ upper is made of leather and textile with Porter branding. Drops 5/3/18.

adidas x Parley Ultraboost

adidas x Parley Ultraboost

adidas and Parley for the Oceans continue to promote and protect our seas with their latest collaboration. This version of the incredibly comfortable Ultraboost running shoe has a knit upper that’s partially made from recycled plastic ocean waste.

Asics Gel-Mai Knit MT

Asics Gel-Mai Knit MT

Asics made one of its older designs keep up with the times. The Gel-Mai Knit MT sees the leather upper replaced with a knit mid-top sock. The shoe’s distinctive asymmetrical lacing and webbed overlays complete the look. Also available from Hanon.

Standard Fair Sport Camp Shoes

Standard Fair Sport Camp Shoes

Standard Fair’s first shoe is a premium leather sneaker. While it’s not exactly inexpensive, the Sport Camp has an easily replaceable outsole, greatly extending its potential life. Kickstarter backers get one free resole, which will otherwise cost $65.

PF Flyers Sandlot Center Hi

PF Flyers Sandlot Center Hi

Benny! The Jet! Rodriguez! PF Flyers celebrates The Sandlot‘s 25th anniversary by releasing the Sandlot Center Hi, a replica of Benny’s shoes in the film. PF Flyers and New Balance also made versions of the shoe that are baseball cleats.

Star Wars Resistance Badge Sneakers

Star Wars Resistance Badge Sneakers

Represent the Resistance with one of Po-Zu’s latest officially licensed Star Wars footwear. The Resistance Badge sneakers features a canvas upper embroidered with badges. Quilted rear hexagonal panels and padded tongues round out their sci-fi look.

LaceSpace Custom Lace Locks

LaceSpace Custom Lace Locks

For holier grails. Make your sneakers a little more special with LaceSpace’s custom made dubraes or lace locks. They come in gold, silver, gunmetal or black. You can have up to six characters engraved on each piece.

Ecco Exostrike Boots

Ecco Exostrike Boots

Ecco’s upcoming Exostrike sneaker boots are made from a combination of Dyneema fiber and leather. The result is an upper that’s thin, soft, and smooth yet is five times more resistant to tearing than normal leather. The shoe drops 4/11/18.

Nike x Acronym Air VaporMax Moc 2

Nike x Acronym Air VaporMax Moc 2

The latest collaboration from tech wear king Acronym and Nike. The Air VaporMax Moc 2 sees the laces replaced by a wide elastic strap and the whole upper printed with an aggressive camo pattern based on Acronym’s logo. And yes, they’re already sold out.

2018 Hender Scheme x Adidas NMD_R1

2018 Hender Scheme x Adidas NMD_R1

Hender Scheme revisited the otherwise played out Adidas NMD silhouette and came back with perfection. Instead of Hender Scheme’s usual raw finish, this all leather NMD_R1 stays true to the shoe’s original colors.

Shoeshi

Shoeshi

Sushi specialist Yujia Hu aka The Onigiri Artist is famous for his shoe-shaped sushi. He shares some of his most famous work in Shoeshi, a 64-page book that will teach you how to make sushi that looks like Jordan 1s, NMDs, Yeezys and more.

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Duke & Dexter Chelsea Boots 2.0

Duke & Dexter Chelsea Boots 2.0

Duke & Dexter’s new boots add a twist to the classic silhouette by adding camouflage patterns on the elastic side panels. The boots are handmade in England using Northampton suede. Available in two colors, and another one with plain white side panels.

Air Jordan 1 Bred Toe

Air Jordan 1 Bred Toe

The Bred Toe is a combination of the shoes’ first two colorways, mixing the Air Jordan 1’s classic red, white and black combo to create a new look that still has a timeless appeal. Resellers already know: the shoes drop 2/24/18 for $160.

Nike Air Max 95 Essential

Nike Air Max 95 Essential

We’re digging the stacked color gradation on the reboot of the classic Air Max 95. Its foam sole offers max air cushioning for extra comfort on any surface. While the platinum/navy/black combo shown here looks sweet, you can design your own combos too.

2018 adidas Originals Twinstrike ADV

2018 adidas Originals Twinstrike ADV

This deconstructed oddball running shoe got a couple of collaborative releases in 2017. But adidas Originals’ 2018 versions stand out even more. It comes in a refreshing blue/gray/green and an eye-catching black/red/green.

Nike PG2 PlayStation

Nike PG2 PlayStation

NBA player Paul George’s new signature shoe debuts with a limited-edition Sony PlayStation colorway, with a sweet galactic theme and light up PS and PG logos on the tongues. The shoe offers better grip, and does away with the lockdown strap from the PG1, improving fit.

Vans Made for the Makers Shoes

Vans Made for the Makers Shoes

Vans‘ Made for the Makers collection features extra durable and comfortable versions of its bestselling silhouettes. They have stain- and dust-repellent all-black canvas and suede uppers, cushioned sockliners, padded collars, and extra thick lugged outsoles.

adidas EQT Support 93/Berlin

adidas EQT Support 93/Berlin

adidas‘ Berlin-exclusive variant of the EQT Support 93 has an embroidered ticket on its tongue that’s good for a year’s use of the city’s public transport. Limited to 500 pairs, the shoe sold for about $220, which is a steal compared to the ticket’s $890 value.

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Nike Air Max 270

Nike Air Max 270

Inspired by the Air Max 93 and Air Max 180, the upcoming Air Max 270 is the first Air Max shoes to have an air unit designed to withstand daily use, as opposed to the running heritage of its predecessors. Expect to see this in dozens of colors starting 2/1/18.

Chuck Taylor ’70 Vintage

Chuck Taylor ’70 Vintage

Inspired by 1970’s style, the Chuck Taylor ’70 Vintage collection consists of four shoes loaded with retro details. Each shoe’s upper is made of vintage washed canvas. The midsole is also yellowed and has blue and red piping.

ONFadd Rain Socks

ONFadd Rain Socks

Japanese apparel company ONFadd specializes in tech gear that is influenced by the country’s traditional culture. Their latest product is a pair of latex socks meant to protect sneakers from the rain. Each pair weighs just 3.5oz and can be easily packed when not in use.

Cole Haan Zerogrand Hiker Boot

Cole Haan Zerogrand Hiker Boot

Cole Haan applies its light and cushy Zerogrand outsole to the traditional hiking boot. The Zerogrand Hiker Boot has a water-resistant leather upper and an EVA midsole. Available in seven colorways.

Vans Velvet Slip-On

Vans Velvet Slip-On

Vans’ bestselling skate shoes get a classy Christmas twist. Part of Vans’ Velvet Pack, the Velvet Slip-On has uppers made of crushed velvet, paired with an all-black midsole and outsole. Available in green, red or black.

Eminem Goes Sneaker Shopping

Eminem Goes Sneaker Shopping

“I’ve always felt like shoes are like 90% of your outfit.” Complex met with Eminem at Detroit’s Burn Rubber sneaker store to talk shoes and do a little shopping. Slim, it’s hard to laugh at your jokes when you’re that intense.

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