Tag Archives: High-Top

Valentino Garavani’s Rock Be Camoulflage High-Top Sneaker

Valentino Hi Top Trainer | The Style Raconteur

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then the Nike Air Force 1 has solidified itself as one of the greatest sneakers all time. Well, even without its imitators, the AF1 is already considered among the greats which is why it comes as no surprise that another company this time, Valentino appears to have used it as a foundation for its newest release.  The silhouette is very similar with strap and sole details mirroring its Nike counterpart.

What sets this apart from the AF1 is the premium materials. The shoe is made in Italy with an upper comprised of a calk-skin leather and fabric insets to mimic a camo pattern. Rubber stud details can also be seen on the shoe’s back heel as well as the forefoot of the shoe’s outsole. All in all this is a premium sneaker for those people who want to take it to that next level. Dont get me wrong this is a beautifully crafted sneaker but I personally will be sticking to the trusted Nike version…If you on the other hand can part with £600+ shop here

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Y-3 Spring Summer 2015 Footwear Collection

Y-3 Spring Summer 15 | The Style Raconteur

Y-3 are smashing in at the moment with this seasons introduction of the Qasa and Boost silhouettes which was going to bw hard to top but they have done it again for the second season on the bounce. They have just unveiled the remaining styles in its latest 2015 spring summer footwear collection. Adopting a predominantly muted colour palette of black and white, the lineup encompasses models such as the new Qasa Retro Boost, Laver slip-on, Held 2 high-top, Kaohe sandal and Kohna Futuristic as well as two of the original Qasa silhouettes. While the sneakers incorporate incognito colours, the materials utilized create an interesting effect like with the rest of the previous releases, where we find neoprenes, suedes and leather accents tastefully adorning different areas. The above boost is the winning style for me. Cop a pair from the AW14 collection herey-3-2015-spring-summer-footwear-collection-01y-3-2015-spring-summer-footwear-collection-03y-3-2015-spring-summer-footwear-collection-04y-3-2015-spring-summer-footwear-collection-05y-3-2015-spring-summer-footwear-collection-06Y3 SS15 | The Style Raconteur

Dior Homme Leather High-Tops Sneakers

With defining urban appeal, Dior Homme adds to their footwear lineup a new pair of high-top sneakers. The high-top shoes include dark features on the upper, padded ankles and tongue, all of which tastefully clash with the shoe’s bright white rubber soles. Extra details include a coated lace-up front, a ‘Dior Homme’ stamped metal plaque and leather lining.