Monday, December 9, 2013

Crown by BØRN, BØRN-W/M Footwear- H.H. BROWN S/S 2014

how great is this ornament?????
H.H. Brown Shoe Company toasted the holidays by hosting a very well attended FFANY timed event-that transformed its showroom into a beat driven party.

Big bonus points go to the shoe conglomerate's donation to the U.S. Marine Corp. Reserves' annual Toys For Tots drive…and the Food Bank of NYC, both worthy causes!

two Marines with actress Nichole Galicia
Attendees included New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara, actor Brendan Dooling of The Carrie DiariesDiane Guerrero and Alysia Reiner of Orange is the New Black, actor David Alan Basche of The Exes, actress Nichole Galicia, actor Eric WestCarrie Keagan of VH1’s Big Morning BuzzChloe Melas and Noah Levy of VH1’s The Gossip Table, socialites Julia Loomis and Elizabeth Kurpis and menswear designer David Hart. 

Guests signed cards and …and had a choice which charity to support…though plenty choose BOTH.

Spring 2014…and Fall...

great DJ...

Nichole Galicia, Tashiana Washington, Eric West

yes, they were wearing H.H. Brown shoes!

Born handbags---Spring 2014
WHAT ELSE: Of course, the shoes…from an earlier media preview…we started with the ladies... Crown by Børn...
richly textured snake skin leather print in python-(r) gets 4 ½ inch heel height Veronique

Crown by Børn and Børn's Spring 2014 collections fill the comfort/lifestyle segment of the footwear market, very fashionably with hand crafted panache---

WITH spot-on modern, colorful takes on classic silhouettes=very wearable shoes with cushioning footbeds, premium material uppers, breathable linings-- PLUS extremely durable- shock-absorbing, and flexible rubber outsoles.

It's easy to see why this collection is a best seller for independents from coast to coast and all the states in between.
love these-Delia (l) and Maritza (r)  handcrafted sandals with raffia wrapped wedge

Yulia-cork wrapped wedge w/ vegetable or textured metallic leather straps-pretty colors

Stowaway II-chic soft flat with ½ inch heel- that folds for travel-in vegetable, snale print or textured metallic leather

very comfy footbed…leather lining

on trend gladiator-

Aylin (l)-feminine slingback in crinkled metallic leather and leather wrapped wedge

leather cutouts-tiny gold studs…dressed up flip-flop

Born's very popular leather slides----

Tinley is a full grain leather summer smoking slipper w/ detailed laser cut upper-¼ inch heel dressy enough for work

loafers for gals-get polished-on right-Charmaine has wingtip flair with tassels,

two tone flats-feminine last pointier toes...-and of course that AMAZING cushioning footbed

other 'flat' options-all leather bows-grown-up alternatives

popular-oversied leather flower on a thong sandal

leather strap gladiators-classic sandal

all day sandals---
outsoles made of polyurethane/rubber-are both colorful and durable…spongy energy return with each step

leather toe thongs...

multi-strap leather uppers-block heel construction easy to wear

Adriel-intricately woven full grain leather upper- ankle strap sandal-4 inch heel

Maldives-beach ready cork wedge-full grain leather upper

Kamie-sculpted T strap with leather wrapped heel-laser cutout details

antiqued color tones---rich colors with high shine patina

height in wedge heels that can walk in-bottom row -Marlys-w/ perforated straps, cork wrapped wedge=nice!

Leather lifestyle sneakers -with white outsoles-distinctive look for casual outings…men's version Sean…see below
mens' inspired lace-ups are so cute when worn with frilly dresses-or more tailored trousers. Ashlegh is modern oxford with patent leather or full grain leather upper. 

clogs-Born style-with lots of leather upper options-including snake print and metallic

On right- oxfords get hip-Mott has updated heel shape-retro modern distressed full grain leather upper, on left-Dallyce has jazzy perforations with full grain or metallic leather upper

rubber outsole and Leawood wrapped heel-very cool look should sell very well, imo.

Our first season with a look at the Børn men's collection-full of handsome driving mods, leather sandals, and sporty oxfords…reminds us of what all our outdoorsy guy pals would want to wear when off the trails.

Draper-classic boat shoe w/ hand sewn details, full grain leather or weather resistant nubuck upper, non-marking rubber outsole


outsole made to grip on decks
loved the nautical pinstripes of the cushioned footbed…contrast stitch details…very well made shoe

Street style-guys will collect Sean full grain leather or water resistant nubuck leather two tone kicks...

slip-on with elastic sides for easy on/off-smooth or textured leather upper

leather thong flip flops-durable rubber outsoles

Sporty oxfords are year round popular shoes for guys…for work or casual occasions. Suede or full grain rather uppers, breathable vegetable leather lining and rubber sponge outsoles.

hours of durable comfort-Børn rubber outsoles

polished leather sneakers

classic loafer-all leather

leather slip-on…imo look better he more wear---

Handsome wingtip...

Bainbridge-smooth leather wingtip-full grain leather or smooth suede-leather lining, 1 ¼ inch heel height

durable rubber outsole

A little bit of a flatform going on hereColton in suede or full grain leather, rubber sponge outsole

Colorful bright laces-totally change the look of these handsome sporty  oxfords