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Posts tagged ‘Sneakers’

Converse x John Varvatos ‘Heavy Metal’ High Tops

15 March 2011, 16.25 | Posted in Fashion, Sneakers | 1 comment »


Just enough studs, just enough rugged appeal, John Varvatos always gets it right. The studded high tops are available at Converse with images via Streething. One more style on the next page.

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Vans x Hello Kitty Sneaker Collection

02 March 2011, 18.43 | Posted in Sneakers | 6 comments »

Vans x Hello Kitty Sneaker Collection

Here is one for all the Hello Kitty fans out there. There sure is not much that the comic figure from Japan has not been on yet and this summer you will see a small sneaker collection from Vans featuring Hello Kitty. The line-up  includes the Slip-On, the Sk8 Hi D-Lo, and another lace-up low top sneaker. All three sneakers feature heavy all-over Hello Kitty designs. The sneakers will be released June 2011 at Vans stores, in the Vans online store and also at select Sanrio boutiques and Sanrio.com.

Images of the other two sneakers follow after the jump.

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Converse ‘Lady All-Star’ Kicks

11 January 2011, 14.02 | Posted in Chicks with Kicks, Sneakers | 3 comments »

converse8 Converse Lady All Star Kicks

Ladies, can you kick it? Yes, Converse says you finally can with a collection of hi, mid and low “Lady All-Star” sneakers in black, grey and white created just for women (and men with balls). See more on the next page. For details visit Shoes-up.

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Nike X Liberty Of London Kicks Spring 2011

29 December 2010, 19.08 | Posted in Chicks with Kicks, Sneakers | 3 comments »

NKELibertyofLondon Nike X Liberty Of London Kicks Spring 2011

Nike has joined forces with Liberty of London on a collection of women’s sneakers, all featuring the cheery flower prints for which the Brit-brand has become known for. The pack includes a Dunk, Air Force 1 and Blazer style and will launch Spring 2011. Visit Blogue to see the rest of the colors.

Nike Women’s Premium Print Pack

17 December 2010, 18.48 | Posted in Sneakers | 12 comments »

Nike Women's Premium Print Pack

It does not happen too often that Nike presents some special and exclusive for women. Well, today is the day. We present the Spring 2011 Nike Women’s Premium Print Pack.

“Who said a picture was worth a thousand words? Consider a shoe. The minimalist and classic design aesthetic does the talking, but it’s the recycled magazines that help tell the story for this Nike Sportswear Women’s Premium Print Pack. The Nike Flash Macro Premium (sail/birch), Nike Blazer Mid Premium (sail/khaki) and Nike Air Rift Premium (sail/sport red) all feature recycled magazines that have been stitched together to create a one-of-a-kind pattern on each shoe.

Function was not compromised with this project. The surface has been treated with a transparent material for resistance and durability. Each shoe in the pack will be sold separately and debut in limited quantities within the Nike Sportswear Spring 2011 collection beginning January 1 in Europe, China and select emerging markets.”

A great idea and the execution also turned out good. Check out all three sneakers of the pack in more detail after the jump.

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Air Jordan 1 ‘Daybreak’ Suede

19 November 2010, 21.42 | Posted in Chicks with Kicks, Sneakers | 6 comments »

Jordan1B Air Jordan 1 Daybreak Suede

Perhaps inspired by or in tribute to its collaboration with its first female, Vashtie, from earlier this year, Jordan is offering the Jordan 1 “Daybreak.”  The purple-ish hue isn’t the same, but comes from the same family as Vashtie’s Jordan “Lavendar” from earlier this year. However, the lace inlays are entirely new. Via Nicekicks. More images on the next page.

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Introducing: Taygra Sneakers

10 November 2010, 15.26 | Posted in Fashion, Sneakers | 1 comment »

Highsnobette taygra cotton marron blanc Introducing: Taygra Sneakers

Created in 1985 by a former player of Capoeira, Taygra (”divine seed” in Guarani Indian) sneakers  are lightweight, slim and sleek. In tune with the minimalist athletic footwear trend,  this Brasilian brand has also become a fashion item, sold in boutiques in France  Italy and Japan. View our favorite styles on the next page. Available here.

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Reebok ‘EasyTone Freestyle Hi’ Hybrid Sneaker

09 November 2010, 16.28 | Posted in Chicks with Kicks, Sneakers | 5 comments »

Reebok EasyTone Freestyle Hi5

A little bit of history on the Reebok “Freestyle Hi”…introduced in 1984, it was a style that took the sneaker business by storm because it was really the first athletic shoe designed for women who were working on their fitness, aerobics specifically. It was so powerful it even sent Nike’s sales reeling for a while. Jump forward to 2009 when Reebok launched its “EasyTone” style, designed to help facilitate, as the ad says, ”better legs and a better butt.”  And it, too, has been a runaway sales train in part because the industry never really learned its lessons about creating product for women. So the idea of creating a hybrid out of the two designs is certainly interesting and unlike a lot of design combos, makes sense because of the historic connections between the two. As to the effectiveness of the shoe itself when it comes to toning, that is another discussion entirely! [Update: as per reader question, the shoes should deliver in November and will be sold at Foot Action, The Finish Line, Dr. Jays, Shiekh and more, and will retail for $110.]

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Reebok x Hello Kitty PT-20 “International Travel Kitty”

08 November 2010, 14.28 | Posted in Sneakers | 8 comments »

Reebok x Hello Kitty PT-20 "International Travel Kitty" Sneakers

Reebok once again worked with the Hello Kitty franchise and this time presents three colorways of their PT-20 sneaker. For those of you that find the all-over design a little heavy, you can opt for the other two, which only feature graphics on the lining. The sneakers are now available from Flauge.

More detailed images of the sneakers follow after the jump.

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Upcoming Jordan Colorways For Women

01 October 2010, 21.16 | Posted in Chicks with Kicks, Sneakers, street style | 6 comments »

 Upcoming Jordan Colorways For Women

On the heels of its first-time collabo with a female, that being Vashtie, Jordan is showing previews of some more product for the ladies that will rollout during the holidays. And I have to say, of all the many pairs of kicks I have owned, it’s hard to belive I’ve never owned a pair of this colossal brand. One of these days that has to change. Five more pairs after the flip.

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