Tuesday, March 31, 2015

ADIDAS ORIGINALS ZX FLUX-JD SPORTS

(ANOTHER REASON TO GO ABROAD AND SPEND THOSE strong USA$…)

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The newest member of the adidas Originals ZX FLUX family sets new standards as a remake of the 8000 ZX from the 80s.
The adidas Originals ZX FLUX "Light On ix / White" stands sideways with a seamless and breathable mesh upper with Light Onix, molded heel counter and the famous Twist technology in the midsole for a high level of support function and the legendary 3-Stripes logo.

The adidas Originals ZX Flux "Light On ix / White"   costs 95 € and is both in store and online exclusive to JD Sports.

Sizes-EU: 39.5 to 48.5

About JD Sports:
JD Sports, referred to as "JD", is one of the leading sports fashion retailer in the UK. In addition to numerous outlets throughout the UK and Ireland JD also operates 13 stores in France, six in Spain, 15 in the Netherlands and now 21 stores in Germany. The JD-range combines internationally renowned brands such as Adidas, New Era, Nike... 

Berlin - Karl-Marx-Str. 130, 12043 Berlin
Berlin - Tauentzienstr. 16, 10789 Berlin
Berlin - Eastgate, Marzahn Promenade 1A, 12679 Berlin
Berlin - Alexa, Gruner Straße 20, 10179 Berlin
Berlin - Gesundbrunnen Centre, Bath Street 4, 13357 Berlin
Berlin - Schloßstr. 117, 12163 Berlin
Berlin - Mall of Berlin, Leipziger Platz 12, 10117 Berlin
Bochum - Ruhr Park, Close to Shopping Centre, 44791 Bochum
Dortmund - Thier Gallery, Westenhellweg 102-106, 44137 Dortmund
Dusseldorf - Bilk arcades, Friedrichstrasse 133, 40217 Dusseldorf
Food - Limbeckerplatz Platz 1, 45127 Essen
Frankfurt - Main-Taunus-Zentrum, 65843 Frankfurt
Hamburg - Billstedt Center, Billstedter space 16, 22111 Hamburg
Hamburg - Phoenix Center, Hanover Str 86, 21079 Hamburg.
Hannover - Ernst-August-Galerie Ernst-August-Platz 2, 30159 Hannover
Karlsruhe - Ettlinger Tor, Karl-Friedrich-Straße 26, 76133 Karlsruhe
Kaiserslautern - K in Kaiserslautern, Fackelrondell 1, 67655 Kaiserslautern
Mönchengladbach - Minto, Hindenburgstr. 1, 41061 Mönchengladbach
Saarbrücken - Europe Gallery, Trier Straße 1, 66111 Saarbrücken
Stuttgart - Stuttgart Milaneo, Milan Platz 7, 70173 Stuttgart
Four home - Rhein-Neckar Center, Robert-Schumann-Straße 8A, 68519 Four Home

KESH X American Apparel

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Leaving the legal aspects to those in the know….(from The Fashion Law Institute )




One of the better collabs ever-and another sell-out that will hopefully re-emerge…KESH X AMERICAN APPAREL

originally priced from $35-$50


ABOUT KESH
KESH is a Los Angeles based visual and digital artist. The London-native works with an array of mediums that integrate bold shapes and digital graphics with a monochromatic color scheme. KESH held her first independent show entitled ME.ME.ME in Los Angeles in winter of 2012 featuring 14 signed and framed 40x52 self portraits. 

KESH has been featured in top tier publications including Elle, Cool Hunting, Vogue, i-D, LA Weekly, and WAD. The artist is known for her loyal fan base that includes Kayne West, Theophilus London, Jeremy Scott, Cara Delevingne, Azealia Banks and Prince. KESH is currently incorporating music into her latest work, combining her distinct visuals with her unique sound that will be debuted in the coming months.

KESH


GO GRRRRLLLLL!!!!!!!

Monday, March 30, 2015

Pikolinos Men F/W 2015 Street/Casual Footwear


Pamploma lace-up have a hiker style in burnished leather-narrower lasts for more Euro silhuette
NYC
Spain's reputation as a footwear cradle of handsome fabulousness is certainly more welcome on these shores now---courtesy of hip labels like Pikolinos, a family owned brand that sells world wide.

dress-toe kicks-lush patina and finishes -quality leather uppers-on durable rubber outsoles-on far left double Monk strap Glasgow worn without socks...with jeans. Right Dublin ez pull-on chelsea boots 
With eco-oriented production methods-a given-combined with laid back luxe Mediterranean designs of leather-- Pikolinos shoes deftly defy set occasions and locales....and look on trend where/whenever....aimed at those men on the go...who want the comfort of sneakers and good looks of a dress shoe-in one kick.

Street kicks take a lot of their design inspiration from high-top sneakers...left-Mackenzie and in right (front) Durban-boot style that pairs up nicely with office attire as most treasured faded jeans
Bonus-this vertically integrated company shows off why its slip-ons, lace-ups-shoes and boots find favor worldwide-priced from mid 100s-$195-production values (high) are evident-even this pictures show how richly finished the leathers are. Nice.

Leather lifestyle kicks are worn all the time now-and are ideal style when traveling too-comfort built in...Liverpool -in Nautic-fav take on  blues with pop of rich orange-as accent color...
Liverpool








CAT FOOTWEAR-Men's CLASSIC/STREET '15

Colorado wool -split suede/wool-Goodyear Welt construction
HIGHLIGHTS from a event showroom visit to Wolverine's NYC showroom----to preview Cat Footwear---served up classic and stylish looks for guys-that are all tread tough, often waterproof and made to last.
Colorado Boot-in camo
The Colorado boot -which is the signature lace-up workhorse for Cat Footwear…gets a warm wool upper for Fall'15---each pair unique---depending on how the winter staple textile -is cut/stitched together.
welt construction

Conflux and Junction  Nubuck/Nylon or Split/Suede Nylon- Goodyear Welt Construction ($130-$135)


















Camo outsole details…injects this lug sole- burly hiker style boot with some on trend flavor….
quilting on the upper….with leather…nice mix-up of performance materials...

safety toe boots-embossed logo on heel
Colorado full grain leather or printed suede-Goodyear Welt construction

Tumbled Nubuck or textile upper has Gore-Tex® lining for waterproof/breathable protection $160



Abe Canvas a fav kick-with full grain leather/canvas upper -grommet detail $155

great outsole

Caine mid pin suede-¾ Goodyear Welt in grey goes work to weekend $150


Vaught -punch-put details in full grain leather-¾ Goodyear Welt construction $145
Vaunt-in brown sugar


Delve $160 Full grain leather/suede-¾ Goodyear Welt construction-like the zipper ease of lace-up look

another reason to go to Europe-this Draven full grain leather/canvas boot available over there... 


Founder Burnish Bights -Nubuck leather fun colors Red Orange, Frost Gray, Antique Green
CAT FOOTWEAR


Friday, March 27, 2015

CAT® FOOTWEAR WOMEN's Classic+Style

men's Colorado-work worthy---inspiring

A big feline roar-animal spots liven up classic Colorado boot
Though one might be tempted to give a big meeeeoooooow for CAT FOOTWEAR---the feline name actually refers to the brand's work boot heritage--- née Caterpillar -known for its farm equipment -hence the #Earthmovers MO.

Divided up into classic and street style looks the Cat Footwear for Fall 2015- …showed off new tricks to the classic Colorado boot, fashion-y waterproof boots --- musts for winter, and bunch of lace-up and bootie silhouettes that are cut to work with wardrobes ranging from office to weekend casual.

Impressive-the quality of details, cement or welt constructions, sturdy rubber outsoles that make CAT Footwear extremely long lasting, breathable microfiber linings that'll hold up to long wear…and great prices.

STARTING WITH-classic Colorado boot-in printed suede of full grain leather,…Goodyear Welt construction makes these eye-catching lace-ups pretty much as lasting for as long as the owner wants...
fun new uppers…same durability in lug outsole Black/Lime Colorado-Goodyear Welt Construction $124


Split Suede/Wool Colorado Wool-unique-warm wool upper pieces---stitched together-patterns vary each pair depending how wool pieces are cut/stitched together. Nice color combos took

durable and weather tough…luged outsole
Our most wanted-this a mule style merged with bootie on a wedge CUTE…Boisterous Fur suede-watrm with faux fur…microfiber lining moisture absorbing $160

HARPER tumbled nubuck/nylon or suede/nylon wedge-lightweight ---weighs mere ounces as outsole is a new development from Wolverine co-brand running kicks' Saucony $140

on right-Harper Fur-in suede/faux fur-hiker style on wedge $140…suede upper

MIA $180 tumbled nubuck/nylon strobel construction-quilted upper in shiny grey atop brushed suede-wedge heel
this duo style boot is super popular. Cat's version in shiny patent-y nubuck/faux fur… fun color laces. Faux fur  (wool) makes this Hub Fur ($130) style weather tough options…like the outsole colors too…treaded + grippy-vulcanized+cement construction
another winter worthy lace-up Hub Rubber and Hub Fur that is waterproof and love this Antique Green color on left…wool or faux fur cuffs…nubuck leather+wool upper
Sequoia-block heel on hiker style-full grain leather upper with a safety toe, Goodyear Welt construction $170 ---that embossed insignia on heel…refers to safety toe
Sequoia two color options...
Briony another fav fav- suede lace up bootie WATERPROOF too- with criss cross upper straps…brushed suede in rust is very 'in' for Fall 2015-microfiber sock liner for comfort. also in  leather $150
Pamela-a full grain leather waterproof classic look-this is the kind of ankle boots we'd live in---great upper leather… ankle strap detail cuffs in leggings, trousers, denim…inner zip for ez on/off…on a walk-able block heel with rubber treaded outsole that survive concrete pavement as well as grip on icy surfaces.Goodyear welt construction…see the stitching to the outsole 


four waterproof styles that function as fashion items too-no need to not to look nice when weather is at winter's worst-Alexandria, Coretta, Florencia (3 on left-$220-$230, Darcy front right $130

fax fur linings, pull-on back tabs, interior zippers…quality full grain leathers with (or without) Suede…well done
coated canvas upper….with full grain leather---Sabrina is new-equestrian feel with great leather accents $190

Corinne-Coated canvas +full grain leather- in Fireweed-$210- nice tones





































Sabrina back zip ez on/off
Layla full grain leather boot…back zipper ez on/off good for wide calves $220


WHAT ELSE:
Delivering…
Camille Walala Prints…RESTLESS WALALA we found on Shoes.com $125.95 (plus there's a promo code discount going on) on of the styles in this great collab with Brit. graphic artist…in flatworm sneaker

Colorado boot gets some height in white rubber outsole

http://www.catfootwear.com




Wednesday, March 25, 2015

ZARA-SMILEY COLLAB-70's Free Spirit+Fast Fashion

Smiley, the world's happiest brand is very pleased to announce the launch of collaboration with the international fashion chain Zara…one of the best so-called fast fashion worldwide empires 

The womenswear collection includes both designs from the collection as well as from Smiley World Smiley.


Part of the Spring / Summer 2015 collection for Zara Trafaluc (aka  "I need to buy now" ), the casual women's line is aimed at the younger GEN. Y-ers who maybe never even heard of Dazed and Confused…the ultimate flick for 70s groove


The high quality T-shirts and loose cut sweatshirts are available in black and white, with short sleeves and round neckline, embellished with exclusive patchwork designs or striped prints…with that iconic
 Smiley free spirit with large embroidered designs inspired by "All Things Happy" and small details like sparkling bags, typical smiley faces and fast food fashion trends such as popcorn, fries, shakes and lemonade! 

Zara for Smiley is now available exclusively online and available worldwide in all Zara stores.


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