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Hardgraft Sneaker Pack

Hardgraft Sneaker Pack

Hardgraft’s shoe bag is a luxurious way to carry and protect your shoes. Outside it’s made of Italian suede and a RiRi zipper. Inside is a thick and soft wool sherpa lining and elastic straps to secure your shoes. It fits up to size 11 shoes.

Air Jordan 1 Homage to Home

Air Jordan 1 Homage to Home

Nike is teasing a bold twist to the Air Jordan 1 with a peek at a pair of unreleased sample shoes. The Homage to Home looks like two shoes stitched into one. The outer side rocks the red and black aka Banned colors, while the inner side has the classic white and red.

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Adidas EQT Cushion ADV

Adidas EQT Cushion ADV

Inspired by the EQT Cushion ’91, the Adidas EQT Cushion ADV has a knit upper with nubuck and suede panels and reflective 3-stripe yarn. No Boost though. It drops on 8/12/17 for $160 in different stripe colors, each limited to a region. US gets green, EU gets blue, and Asia gets red.

Primury Basal Meta Slip-on Shoes

Primury Basal Meta Slip-on Shoes

Fun and nostalgic shoes inspired by elementary school days and the space age. Its simple leather upper is combined with a chunky cupsole inspired by astronaut boots. Its outsole is made of 50% recycled rubber and features tape marks borrowed from the prototypes.

adidas Crazy 8 ADV PK

adidas Crazy 8 ADV PK

Formerly known as the KB8, Kobe Bryant’s first ever signature shoe is coming back with a lifestyle push. The Crazy 8 ADV PK retains much of its construction, with the exception of the pinstripe knit upper and leather heel. Drops 8/11/17 for $150.

Adidas Ultraboost Laceless

Adidas Ultraboost Laceless

Officially uncaged. But far from simply throwing out the laces, Adidas’ latest addition to its hit line of running shoes features a drastically redesigned knit upper to ensure support and a snug fit. Drops in two colorways starting 9/1/17 for $200.

Red Wing Irish Setter Boots

Red Wing Irish Setter Boots

Red Wing Heritage’s Irish Setter series are based on the 954, the predecessor of Red Wing’s 877 signature boot. The Moc and the Pecos bear the 954’s distinctive color, and have been constructed partly with materials, machines and methods from the 1950’s.

New Balance 1978 Shoes

New Balance 1978 Shoes

New Balance is coming up with so many new dope silhouettes this year, like these minimalist and incredibly comfortable sneakers. Nothing but perforated suede panels and a Vibram outsole, the 1978 comes in a variety of colorways to suit your style.

Neymar Goes Sneaker Shopping

Neymar Goes Sneaker Shopping

“I’m choosing a whole bunch.” FC Barcelona star Neymar went with Complex to Flight Club to talk about meeting Jordan, hanging out with Odell Beckham Jr., and more. Then at 7:00 into the video, he goes Kill Bill with his credit card. That futbol money.

Best Boots for Commuters

Best Boots for Commuters

Boots are almost certainly the most useful footwear. They protect your feet and ankles from dirt, mud, and water, and can provide the traction and support you need for varied terrain. If you’re looking for boots you can wear on a daily basis, check out Everyday Carry’s picks.

Wolf & Shepherd Dress Shoes

Wolf & Shepherd Dress Shoes

Wolf & Shepherd’s luxury dress shoes look just like their traditional counterparts. But they’re significantly lighter and more comfortable thanks to their memory foam cushion, calfskin lining, carbon fiber shank, and EVA heel.

Reebok Instapump Fury OG Ultraknit

Reebok Instapump Fury OG Ultraknit

Back to the future. Reebok splatters its bestselling silhouette with ’90s neon colors and adds a mid-cut knit bootie to keep up with the times. The EVA midsole and Hexalite cushion keeps it light and comfortable. UK customers can cop it from Hanon.

New Balance 574 Sport

New Balance 574 Sport

Following its limited edition variants, the mid-cut bootie revamp of the 574 is now available as a wide release. The vanilla 574 Sport doesn’t have swappable patches, but its modern silhouette and comfy Fresh Foam midsole are what really matter.

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adidas Swift Run

adidas Swift Run

adidas keeps Primeknit but drops Boost for its newest silhouette. The Swift Run is inspired by the company’s 1980’s running shoes and features a sock-like knit upper and an EVA midsole. It will come in mid- and low-cut variants. Drops 7/27/17 for $85.

Dropout: Heelys

Dropout: Heelys

Dropout proves you can make a rap song about anything, with their hilarious track about how dope it is to wear heelys, those kids’ shoes with little wheels built into them. Get ready to hear “When I wear my heelys, I give all the girls feelies” everywhere when this blows up.

Asics Gel Lyte OG

Asics Gel Lyte OG

The old man’s still got it. Asics celebrates the 30th anniversary of the first shoe with the Gel Lyte silhouette and Gel heel cushion by bringing it back unchanged, colors and all. It also comes in white/blue/yellow.

adidas Climacool 02/17

adidas Climacool 02/17

Breezus. adidas brings back its moisture-wicking and 360º cooling design to its shoes. The Climacool 02/17 features nods to the Climacool I and II shoes, but with the sock silhouette and oversized heel and pull tabs. Drops 7/22/17 for $115.

Puma Clyde Sock

Puma Clyde Sock

Clyde, Rick Barry, and Pistol Pete – now these players could never be beat. Puma joins the sock shoe game while keeping it old school by adding a knit tube sock collar to Walt Frazier’s signature shoes. It comes in four colorways, with three more on the way.

Reebok Sock Runner Ultraknit

Reebok Sock Runner Ultraknit

Space colony kicks. Perhaps a gift from frequent collaborator Vetements, Reebok takes the sock shoe silhouette to another level with this knee-high knit sneaker, which is clearly a less avant garde (and vastly more affordable) version of Balenciaga’s Speed Knit.

RF x DSM x NB 574 Sport

RF x DSM x NB 574 Sport

Kith founder Ronnie Fieg worked with Dover Street Market to update New Balance’s 574. The 574 Sport has an inner sock construction, a cushy Fresh Foam midsole, and 28 swappable N-logo Velcro patches. Drops 7/7/17 for $160 on Kith and DSM stores.

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Sacai x Hender Scheme Lace Back Shoes

Sacai x Hender Scheme Lace Back Shoes

Business punk. Experimental casual wear brand Sacai teamed up with leather master Hender Scheme to switch up the timeless black leather shoe. These handmade shoes and boots have the laces at the back and the pull tabs at the front – an aggressive but practical design.

Yunisia Sneaker Slippers

Yunisia Sneaker Slippers

Knit uppers have taken over the shoe scene, but Etsy store Yunisiya offers a cozy and tongue-in-cheek take. It offers knit or crocheted indoor slippers based on popular sneakers, such as Yeezys, Jordans, Chucks and the Air Mag. Available in kids and adult sizes.

Nike Cortez Flyknit

Nike Cortez Flyknit

Flex, Forrest, flex! Nike’s relaunched running shoe gets the inevitable Flyknit remake, starting with the famous white, red and blue colorway, with an ankle collar added. It will also be available in black and white. Drops 7/4/17.

NikeLab Pocket Knife DM

NikeLab Pocket Knife DM

NMD hu? Nike’s boutique arm will be re-releasing the Pocketknife DM walking shoes in three ACG-inspired colorways. The shoes will also have textured leather accents instead of the plain ones on the vanilla kicks. Drops 7/1/17.

NikeLab x Pigalle Air Shake Ndestrukt

NikeLab x Pigalle Air Shake Ndestrukt

Pigalle founder Stéphane Ashpool turned one of Dennis Rodman’s basketball shoes into casual unisex kicks by replacing the laces with Velcro, adding nubuck and a tweed-like upper, and using sky blue and pink as the dominant colors.

Hender Scheme Not Army Boots

Hender Scheme Not Army Boots

We’re not soldiers, and there’s no reason for war. As part of its 2017 fall/winter collection, avant garde leather shoe maker Hender Scheme started with the combat boot and stripped away much of its functionality.

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