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Vans continues its enduring commitment to creativity

December 16, 2017 by Andre J Betts  

Skate legend, Steve Caballero, has teamed up with vans shoes uk sale to create an updated rendition of the classic Full Cab and Half Cab silhouettes. Featuring two of each design, the entire collection is adorned in full grain leather on its uppers available in Adriatic Blue, Silver Cloud, Marshmallow and Black. The highlight of this premium collection comes by way of the dual-branded labels that are woven into the lateral sides of each offering, as well as the sneaker’s tongue. Finished off by Vans’ customary waffle midsole and outsole units, contrast stitching, and a luxe leather lining, this is a must have addition to any skater’s collection. womens vans shoes outlet uk and the Peanuts crew have been hard at work all year creating fun and quirky designs for consumers of all ages that cover a broad scope of the skate brand’s silhouettes. The partnership is back once again with a seasonally appropriate Christmas Vans Slip-On model that features the humble Christmas tree from the classic A Charlie Brown Christmas Special.Charlie stands gazing at the tree on the left shoe while Snoopy can be seen on the right shoe looking at Charlie in front of his festively lit dog house. While this is the only current Christmas offering featuring the Peanuts gang on the market it is safe to assume that more Yuletide models will hit stores soon. Vans Vault is back with a brand new collection that sees the popular vans sk8 hi womens sale and Old Skool silhouettes dressed up with premium Italian leather uppers. The luxe capsule is donned the “Stitch and Turn” series that features two bold colorways in orange and maroon and two black selections constructed on the popular skateboard silhouettes. Each iteration’s upper is completely tonal with matching Vans branding on the side panel and heel tab while all sitting atop a white waffle sole unit. Vans is collaborating with Amsterdam-based retailer and clothing label Patta on a new rendition of the vans sk8 hi mens sale uk that blends premium materials and classic style. The Patta x Vans Sk8-Hi will release in both a “Hydro/Black” and a “Langoustine/Black” colorway. Both colorways feature premium ripstop materials and suede on the uppers with leather “jazz” striping and printed “Team Patta” cotton laces. Nearly a week removed from the hectic OFF WHITE x Nike “The Ten” collaboration release, images of a new OFF WHITE x Vans collaboration have surfaced that may serve as a small consolation for those who missed the Nike drop. The impending collaboration will feature the new iterations of the vans old skool womens shoes in both the Hi and Low, to be called the Black Ball Hi and Black Ball. The shoes feature all-white “Blank Canvas” uppers with a black rubber midsole that wraps around the front of the toebox. The Danish clothing brand WOOD WOOD is partnering up with Vans to create two truly unique takes on the iconic vans old skool mens sale silhouette, one that is continuing its foray into streetwear relevancy. The menswear-centric label puts a premium spin on the two offerings with suede detailing and gum bottom outsoles coming on the black and white version alike. A distinct color blocking scheme features the toe cap of the shoes in a different color from the side panels of the upper that add a truly old-school aesthetic.

Converse has been a subsidiary of Nike since 2003

December 16, 2017 by Andre J Betts  

converse shoes ireland sale is teaming up with Hong Kong-based label CLOT to create a duo of Fastbreak Mid colorways that celebrate the merging of cultures in the Arctic. The two brands have brought a lifestyle feel to the basketball-geared silhouette with the inclusion of lush suede and leather on the upper in a wide array of colors. The first colorway features a combination of bright red and purple suede and nylon with dark brown and tan leather for an undoubtedly eye-catching colorway. The other is reminiscent of the icy terrain of the Arctic with dark and light blue blended with off-white leather for a slightly more subdued look than its counterpart. After teaming up with Italian street-wear supplier Slam Jam to continue the “Urban Utility” collection,converse sneaker outlet ireland returned with another updated banger in the form of the Utility Hiker Gore-Tex. The winterized technology turns the footwear completely water-proof to stay clean through any elements this winter, a far cry from the simpler canvas that All-Stars are typically built with. This Gore-Tex-fortified silhouette is now available for purchase in three separate color ways ranging from: black, to khaki-beige and a neon-green meshed with yellow. Italian knit specialists Missoni return with another collaboration with chuck taylor all star converse ireland, this time transforming the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star into a new slip-on variation inspired by traditional Latin American sandals. A Multi-Color knit fabric is wrapped with premium brown leather with an overlay foxing created to match the bolstered heel and toecap. It took almost a century for Converse to introduce a true and through sequel to their iconic All-Star model with the converse chuck ii sale ireland, and they didn’t disappoint. The pair utilizes a bolstered leather tongue for added support, Lunarlon technology, and more all while maintaining the classic look of the original. The latest trio of releases finds inspiration from luxury sedan interiors with the “Car Leather” Pack. Three monochromatic quilted uppers are accented by a micro-perforated tongue and matching eyelets for a premium look. The re-crafted version of the timeless classic converse chuck taylor all star high top sneaker is getting premium treatment in both the high and low via the Converse All-Star 1970 “Snakeskin” pack. Both shoes feature an entirely faux python skin upper atop an off-white midsole wrapped by black piping. The ‘70 Hi incorporates the added detail of leather on the traditional Converse patches on the inside of the shoe, furthering the case for the more premium feel. Both renditions can be copped now. The converse jack purcell sale ireland with its slim and low silhouette is almost always the perfect sneaker for your summer rotation. More perfect for the warm weather than ever is this latest release of the iconic sneaker, featuring a crisp all-white canvas upper and midsole, silver lace grommets, and touches of dark blue for the heel branding and toe cap’s “smile”. Adding one final fresh touch for one of the cleanest Jack Purcell colorways ever is a sky blue outsole. You also won’t want to forget that the Jack Purcell was recently upgraded with Nike’s Zoom Air cushioning for added comfort to the legendary tennis shoe.