PF Flyers x The Brooklyn Circus Rambler Sneaker

My grandfather played basketball for Texas A&M before being drafted in the early 1940s. We don’t have many images of him from that time period, but there’s one in particular of him charging down court in a pair of super [...]

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Alyasha Owerka-Moore, PF Flyers Brand Historian – Interview Part II

We recently had the chance to speak with legendary designer, Alyasha Owerka-Moore. In Part I of our conversation, we learned about Aly’s background, his admiration for PF Flyers, and some interesting insights about the heritage footwear brand. For our second [...]

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Alyasha Owerka-Moore, PF Flyers Brand Historian – Interview Part I

Though first and foremost a skateboarder, Alyasha Owerka-Moore has donned a handful of hats since breaking into the apparel industry nearly thirty years ago, including: designer, creative director, entrepreneur, and more recently, brand historian. Indeed, through either helming or helping shape several pivotal brands–e.g. Phat [...]

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Images courtesy of Catii Tokyo.

FDMTL x Vans Boro Patch Sneakers

The beauty of boro cannot be overstated. But it can be enhanced. Merging Japanese textile history with the quintessential California cool sneaker, FDMTL and Vans have teamed up to produce two sneakers in that precious boro fabric. These [...]

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White Soled White Sneakers – Five Plus One

Five Plus One is our weekly series of buyer’s guides. We pick a specific category and dig up five great options along with one that’s a little outside the norm. I know what you’re thinking–a fashion website suggesting white sneakers [...]

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Epaulet Unfinished Horsehide Trainers

In the works from Epaulet are a set of Portuguese-made sneakers that will grow darker as your jeans fade to white. Set to deliver in October 2015, the Epaulet Unfinished Horsehide Trainers are made to patina and develop a rich unique [...]

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Converse x Concepts Cone Denim All Star Chuck ’70

Now your Canadian tuxedo comes with matching shoes. Boston-based store Concepts recently collaborated with sneaker icon Converse and Cone Mills to produce a version of the All Star Chuck ’70. The shoes are made of raw denim from Cone Mills, of [...]

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The Hill-Side Spring/Summer 2015 Sneakers

Back with their third release of Japanese-made sneakers, The Hill-Side comes to us not only with new fabrics but a new sneaker too. The fabrics this time around are a little more focused on texture than patterns including an indigo-dyed sashiko fabric, [...]

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PF Flyers Made in USA Center Hi

Over the past few years, PF Flyers has slowly but steadily inculcated their shoes into the heritage menswear scene. They certainly have the historical capital as one of the original US sneaker-makers (read our full history of the brand

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Converse x Levi’s for Beams Selvedge Denim All-Star Sneakers

American pioneers Converse and Levi’s have come together to produce an exclusive sneaker with Japanese retailer Beams. The shoe is a low-top classic All Star style but replaces the traditional canvas upper with another fabric we all know and love. You guessed it: raw denim. It’s [...]

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