Archive for: Trainers

  • KIKS TYO Girls

    KIKS TYO Girls

    Self proclaimed sneaker sneakerholics KIKS TYO from Tokyo continue with their annual Sneaker & Girl collection which is in essence a series of graphic t-shirts of beautiful Japanese models wearing some very limited edition and rare sneakers. This year KIKS TYO have also produced a DVD which shows the behind-the-scenes footage from their photo shoots [...]

  • Nike Footscape Free Qs Shoes

    Nike Footscape Free Qs Shoes

    Originally released in 1995 the Footscape was designed for runners with wider feet and a few years after that after the addition of the side lacing fastening it was re named the Footscape Free. This updated version now features Nike’s 5.0 free sole for extra comfort and flexibility. Available from Urban Industry>>

  • Nike Roshe Run

    Nike Roshe Run

    The Nike Roshe Run is a new exciting design which features a burlap sack like mesh upper with painted swoosh atop of a free-inspired sole unit which makes it versatile everyday as well as for intensive exercise. The textured foam footbed gives extra comfort. Available online from Crooked Tongues>>

  • Supra Cuban

    Supra Cuban

    Supra have been gaining steady momentum and popularity over the last few years and this season they have turned their attention to the casual shoe market. With the same care and attention to detail that Supra put into their famous high tops the Cuban features a perforated leather silhouette with a simple tie front, finished [...]

  • Converse All Star Lo Plaid Trainers

    Converse All Star Lo Plaid Trainers

    Keeping it fresh, Converse have released a series of prints on their low top All Star sneakers. This version of the All Star Lo features a plaid print canvas upper complemented by the iconic vulcanised rubber toe cap and sole. Available from Schuh>>

  • Converse X Stussy Elm Ls Ox

    Converse X Stussy Elm Ls Ox

    Coverse and Stussy have had a mutual respect with one another ever since Stussy used Jack Purcell images in their advertising campaigns back in the 1990s. This is the third shoe in their collaboration collection and this Elm LS OX shoe has a look of an old school walking boot about it with it’s all [...]

  • Converse X Stussy Sea Star Ls Ox Camo

    Converse X Stussy Sea Star Ls Ox Camo

    Ever since Stussy started using Jack Purcell in their ad campaigns back in the early 90s you knew that there was an affinity and mutual respect between the two brands. This is the first collaboration together and the Sea Star LS is a boating inspired low top which features a moc toe finished in a [...]

  • Converse X Stussy Sea Star Ls Ox

    Converse X Stussy Sea Star Ls Ox

    Converse and Stussy have been going for years and ever since Stussy started using photos of Jack Purnell in their early 1990′s ad campaigns you knew that the two brands sit perfectly together. Some two decades later these two brands have gotten together and created a range of lo top snakers. This Sea Star LS [...]

  • Nike Solarsoft Waffle Cruiser Trainers

    Nike Solarsoft Waffle Cruiser Trainers

    Nike tackle summer style by providing maximum versatility this season in the form of the Solarsoft Waffle Cruiser. This minimalist lightweight sneaker features a canvas and suede upper with a collapsible rear for an alternative slip on fit. Available online from Schuh>>

  • Adidas Culver Vulc Mid Trainers

    Adidas Culver Vulc Mid Trainers

    Adidas give their skate collection a boast this season with the introduction of a new mid top the Culver Vulc. Featuring premium suede with overlays and contrast three stripe branding the Culver sits atop a chunky vulcanised sole. Available online from Schuh>>

  • Nike Lunar Flow Woven Qs

    Nike Lunar Flow Woven Qs

    Here’s a curious Nike Sportswear Quickstrike mix of innovation eras for the brand. 1989′s Air Lunar sock experiment updated with 2008′s Lunarlon technology on the sole with the addition of 2000′s Woven treatment to the upper. Unlike some hybrids, it’s well handled and extremely comfortable. Available online from Crooked Tongues>>

  • Supra The Three Amigos

    Supra The Three Amigos

    Supra have just signed up three new skaters to their team Neen Williams, Keelan Dadd, and Boo Johnson and as well as embarking on a US tour they have all created their own signature shoe on the lo top Amigo. Featuring a simple upper suede pattern with a vulcanized outsole, the Amigo provides excellent traction [...]

  • Nike Huarache Free 2012

    Nike Huarache Free 2012

    Originally launched in 1992 the Huarache Free range blew peoples minds away with it’s new Free 5.0 sole unit and it’s neoprene sock like upper and some 20 years later it’s still have a strong follow. This colour make up is a killer and is the same one used on the first pair in 1992. Available [...]

  • Pointer Mathieson Trek

    Pointer Mathieson Trek

    The silhouette of the Pointer Mathieson is a blend of a chukka boot with touches of a Van Half Cab. Blending classic hiking boot elements such as the D-lace eyelets, flat style laces with premium suede Pointer have come up with a classic looking hiking boot but in a more wearable casual shoe. Available online from Crooked [...]

  • Nike Kukini Free

    Nike Kukini Free

    Originally released in 2000 the Nike Kukini looked so ahead of it’s time with it’s waffled sole and lace-less front. Looking like something HR Giger would design the Kukini features an elastic rubber framework which huggers the top of the shoe replacing the need for conventional laces. Available to pre order from Crooked Tongues. Available from [...]

  • Adidas Gazelle Indoor Team Great Britain

    Adidas Gazelle Indoor Team Great Britain

    This indoor version of the Gazelle celebrates the 2012 Olympic Team Great Britain perfectly with it’s premium materials and those three stripes which merge with the transluscent gum sole. This may be a trainer from the 60′s but it is brought right up to date for the millennium. Available online from Crooked Tongues>>

  • New Balance X Burn Rubber 580

    New Balance X Burn Rubber 580

    Burn Rubber from Detroit have teamed up with New Balance once again for a reworking of their MT580 shoe. The shoe’s stance and rugged vehicle-like looks take to their new theme and celebrates the Motor City’s legacy of industry. The materials on that upper and application of gum to that sole elevates this Rollbar classic and details down [...]

  • Nike Cortez Classic

    Nike Cortez Classic

    There have been quite a few different Nike Cortez makeovers over the years but this one retains more features of it’s original template including fat swoosh to the jagged sole via the round toe-piece and features a more basic colour palette. Available online from Crooked Tongues>>

  • Puma Motorsport Speedcat Distressed Trainers

    Puma Motorsport Speedcat Distressed Trainers

    PUMA’s tribute to the popular Formula 1 running shoe. A must-have for every racing fan. Elegant upper: Suede with a vintage look. Great detail: The tyre-tread rubber sole. Sole extended over heel: Better weight distribution and more comfort. Classic flat trainer lacing. PUMA formstrip, PUMA No. 1 logo and PUMA Cat logo. Available online from [...]

  • Adidas Handball 5 Plug

    Adidas Handball 5 Plug

    This is the second release of the Hardball 5 plug trainer and it’s popularity doesn’t seem to be slowing down. Featuring a gum sole, premium leather and suede upper and customizable midsole technology this is a faithful reproduction of a classic indoor trainer. Available online from Crooked Tongues>>

  • Vans Old Skool Reissue CA- Gingerbread

    Vans Old Skool Reissue CA- Gingerbread

    The classic vans lo top gets the Vans CA treatment with a premium soft gingerbread colour leather upper with a padded collar, leather Vans signature side stripe, and contrasting whisper white stitching. It’s an updated classic done well. Available online from Crooked Tongues>>

  • Converse X Marimekko Jack Purcell Helen

    Converse X Marimekko Jack Purcell Helen

    Finnish fabric designers Marimekko have collaborated with Converse on this special edition of the Jack Purcell lo top. Using the OX shoe with it’s slightly altered outsole as the basis for this reworking, this classic canvas body shoe lends itself to Marimekko brilliant fabric design and features further detailing on the tongue and comes with it’s own matching [...]

  • Puma Clyde X Undefeated Snake

    Puma Clyde X Undefeated Snake

    Since being relaunched in 2005 the Puma Clyde has been growing in popularity thanks to the number of colour and style remixes. The crew at Undefeated have dropped a reptile feel to this season’s release which takes inspiration from Harlem’s legendary Dapper Dan and sees a reptile print to the shoe’s leather upper alongside the [...]

  • Vans Authentic Plimsolls

    Vans Authentic Plimsolls

    Originally known as the Vans Deck Shoe 44, the Authentic is a timeless classic and has been the face of the Vans brand. Originating in Anaheim, California in 1966, this is a must for all Vans fans everywhere! Features vulcanised outsole, waffle grip sole, lightweight construction. Available online from Route One>>