Archive for: High Tops

  • Converse Chuck Taylor Hiker Hi

    Converse Chuck Taylor Hiker Hi

    Since it’a launch in 1971 the Converse All Star has been a staple in youth culture right across the board from from Crip-walkers to The Ramones. Featuting a lightweight but sturdy rubber sole and canvas body not much has changed over the years but this All Star hi takes its ques from hiking/walking with it’s D-ring [...]

  • Supra Skyboot

    Supra Skyboot

    Chad Muska’s Skytop boot breathed a whole new lease of life into skateboarding shoes when it was first launched a few years ago, back when high tops were considered something naff from the 80′s. In this Skyboot version Muska has successfully combined his West Coast style and flair with the East Coast rugged styling with [...]

  • Nike Air Royaltna Mid Vt Shoes

    Nike Air Royaltna Mid Vt Shoes

    The Nike Air Royaltna combines elements from the Jordan 1′s, Terminators and Dunks to create a brand new high tech top and features a newly developed process of forming the upper body. Called VAC-Tec, the process combines heat and pressure while shaping the leather upper to create a slicker and cleaner looking upper. • Utilising [...]

  • UNDFTD X Converse CONS Ballistic Black Pack

    UNDFTD X Converse CONS Ballistic Black Pack

    Back in the summer we a story about the collaboration between Undefeated and Converse and their ballistic pack which included a high top, a ALICE back pack and low top. Dropping just in time for Christmas (25 November ‘Black Friday’ to be precise) these black versions complete the capsule range.

  • Nike Blazer High Vintage Qs

    Nike Blazer High Vintage Qs

    There is no denying that the Blazer is one of the best Nike shoes of recent times. From it’s dramatic launch in 1973 when it changed the game of basketball and managed to steal a large chunk of the court shoe market from it’s fellow competitors. This multi coloured high top is a Quickstrike version [...]

  • Adidas Obyo X Burton Snowboards Winterball Hi Kzk

    Adidas Obyo X Burton Snowboards Winterball Hi Kzk

    Continuing their collaboration with Burton Snowboards, Adidas Obyo make over the KBall basketball high top introducing elements of the classic duck boot. Featuring a waxed leather and suede upper the Winterball Hi has a rubberised toes and heel details and a grippy outer gumsole. It features a 7 eyelet lace up with D-Rings for the [...]

  • Nike Lava Hi Vintage Quickstrike

    Nike Lava Hi Vintage Quickstrike

    Half 1985 basketball classic, half 1981 proto-ACG masterpiece, the Nike LavaDunk High is a curious but effective mix for the months ahead. An appropriately Lava Dome upper with the rugged waffle outsole, D-rings and a familiar basketball silhouette makes these one of the best Nike hybrids in a long, long time. Buy Nike Lava Hi [...]

  • Adidas Decade High Top

    Adidas Decade High Top

    A key moment for performance design, the adidas Decade’s non-marking outsole, distinctive paneling and ankle-supporting height took the sporting world by storm in ’84, the harbinger of a tidal wave of defining 3-Stripe basketball classics. Since its restoration to a more authentic, slimmer reproduction in ’07, it’s been a popular part of the Originals range. [...]

  • Nike Airforce 1 Duck

    Nike Airforce 1 Duck

    This is the USA’s east coast embodied in a single shoe. That forefoot, the amended outsole for extra traction, Watershield fabric, a warm lining,  the lone D-ring and use of traditional colours makes these a new cold weather classic. Stock is limited, the quality’s great and they’re destined to get regular winter wear for the [...]

  • Nike Zoom Meriwether

    Nike Zoom Meriwether

    The Nike Sportswear Meriwether is built on the TrailFrame ACG platform. Partnered with a breathable mesh liner and lightweight feel that’s comfortable without compromising strength, TrailFrame elevates the hiking boot look to the next level. D-ring fastening is about as traditional as the Nike Sportswear Merriweather gets — the wraparound tongue application keeps the forefoot [...]

  • Nike Air Force 1 Hyperfuse

    Nike Air Force 1 Hyperfuse

    Nike Sportswear Air Force 1s are a staple shoe for us, with the iconic 1982 moonboot going from a performance breakthrough with minimal advertising to a multi-million selling bestseller. We’ve seen several colourways of this classic, but applying the Hyperfuse’s seamless heat-fused triple-layer mix of supportive material, mesh and a top layer offers new aesthetic [...]

  • Nike Dunk High Top Hyperfuse

    Nike Dunk High Top Hyperfuse

    The Dunk is the shoe that propelled sneaker collector culture into the 21st century, as this 1985 basketball design dropped in all the colours of the rainbow and was dual-branded with every street-level brand of note. These Hyperfuse editions are actually incredibly effective, using the seamless heat-fused triple-layer mix of supportive material, mesh and a [...]

  • Undefeated X Converse

    Undefeated X Converse

    Undefeated and Converse have just released this ‘Ballistic Capsule Range’ which features new interpretations Converse’s Star Player High and the Academy low shoes as well as a A.L.I.C.E backpack which are all feature a off-white Ballistic Nylon. The Range is on sale now through selected Undefeated stores in the US. Undefeated >>

  • Onitsuka Tiger Fabre Light

    Onitsuka Tiger Fabre Light

    The Onitsuka Fabre’s legendary “sticky” sole offered players insane levels of traction on court, inspired by the suckers on octopus tentacles. But beyond the early innovations, this is a nice looking hi-top with a timeless simplicity and premium materials and construction. An unsung hero in the game lightened for a contemporary audience. Buy Onitsuka Tiger [...]

  • Adidas Conductor Classic

    Adidas Conductor Classic

    The original Adidas Conductor high top was released in 1987- the golden age of high tops. While there are some subtle changes to this 21st century edition it still retains some key features like it’s older brother, textured leather, a canvas toebox, nubuck and no Dellinger webbing. The Adidas Conductor is available to pre-order now [...]

  • Adidas X Star Wars Skywalker High Tops

    Adidas X Star Wars Skywalker High Tops

    Adidas’s Sky Walker silhouette was basketball inspired when it was introduced circa 1979, but it’s a perfect match for the Star Wars collection. The last Luke Skywalker themed Sky Walker was the best of the project, and this Luke-themed sequel is inspired by Mr. Skywalker’s choice of apparel on Hoth at the start of ‘The [...]

  • Adidas Fourteener High Top

    Adidas Fourteener High Top

    The adidas Fourteener is a new addition to the Originals armoury that’s steeped in classic running and a credible stab at hiking style too. adidas are no strangers to either activity, but the runner last gives these less bulk than most designs, while the padded collar, D-ring fastenings and clever use of colour and traction [...]

  • Vans California Sk8-Hi Reissue Shoes

    Vans California Sk8-Hi Reissue Shoes

    As part of the Vans California Fall 2011 Collection, we present the Vans Sk8 Hi Reissue CA. The same timeless Sk8-Hi sneaker put in more premium materials as part of the Vans California collection. Nothing distracts from this solid looking sneaker, with only the off white outer sole and tongue tag differeing from the clean [...]

  • Adidas X Diesel Sneakers Winter 2011

    Adidas X Diesel Sneakers Winter 2011

    Here sneak peek at this winter’s season’s collaboration between Adidas and denim powerhouse Diesel. Inspired outdoors walking boots and leather jackets there are 2 high tops in the range, a remix of the Stan Mix mid top and a version of the popular running trainer ZX 700. Story via: Highsnobiety

  • Reebok Kamiikaze 3

    Reebok Kamiikaze 3

    The Reebok Kamizaze III is the first fruits of Swizz Beatz’s appontment as creative director of Reebok Classics. The third part of the Kamikaze line originally designed for Shawn Kemp, these Hexalite-aided lifestyle reworkings of the onetime performance design’s DNA are strangely effective and they take to colourways with a certain ease. Numbers are limited [...]

  • Adidas Decade Hi Top

    Adidas Decade Hi Top

    The Adidas Decade high top was introduced to the basketball world in 1984 and immediately earned a reputation of a high performance shoe with it’s non-marking outsole, distinctive paneling and ankle-supporting height. Since it’s re release in 2007 the Decade’s design has become more slimmer and has become a popular part of the Original collection. Pre-order Adidas [...]