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New Balance Made in USA M996CPS

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When it comes to New Balance, everyone loves a bit of “Made in…”, wether it’s our very own Flimby, allowing us to be proud of our nations flailing manufacturing industry, or the exotic Made in USA range such as this. This colourway of the 996 form the much loved 990 Series (one of NB’s best series) gives the shoe a tonal Mint Green suede and mesh upper that conjures up thoughts of Easter. Maybe that’s just me getting seasonal. Detailing is provided with 3M reflective material and matching hits of grey, while the N logo and midsole pop in white.

For some reason, I feel like this one might go a bit under the radar, mainly because New Balance seems to be living under the radar at the moment, but that just makes the brand even more cool, especially in todays era of super-hype. This premium New Balance Made in USA M996CSP is available now

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Autumn Winter 2105 Y-3 Retro Boost

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Y-3′s ultra popular Retro Boost gets two new colorways for the fall, with the introduction of different luxury materials incorporated in the silhouette. A black colorway gets a luxurious remake with embossed crocodile leather paneled in the heel of the upper, for an inconspicuous twist against the neoprene upper and white pebbled outsole. A blue colorway sees suede included among neoprene and a striped midsole upon a pebbled white outside. Check out the pictures above, and expect the new styles to hit stores later this year. If you cant wait for a Y-3 head HERE for a vast selection to buy now.

Alife x Puma R698 Liquid Metal

Puma x Alife | The Style RaconteurHaving worked on a few projects already in the past, the new ALIFE x PUMA  R698 sneaker has released at select sneaker accounts this week. The New York crew gave the sneaker silhouette a full metallic silver upper. While some parts of the sneaker feature perforated silver metallic leather uppers, others feature an ALIFE all-over embossed leather. A special ALIFE x PUMA  tag has been placed on the tongue and the Trinomic branding has been embossed on the heel of the sneakers. Furthermore both brands have logo placements on the cork insoles. You can purchase the ALIFE x PUMA R698 now from Concept by Cruise.

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adidas by Pharrell Williams Superstar Supercolor

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Following a preview in last month’s issue of L’Officiel Hommes Italia, adidas Originals and Pharrell officially unveil their massive Superstar Supercolor pack. In total, the classic silhouette is redone in 50 different colorways, spanning the majority of the color spectrum. Describing the pack, Pharrell offers, “Supercolor is a celebration of equality through diversity. With 50 colors of the Superstar, everybody will be able to select his or her color. It is more diverse than any pack ever before and therefore it is more individual than any pack ever before.”

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Hender Scheme Homage Collection

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Hender Scheme utilise incredible artisan craftsmanship in order to create what has to be some of world’s most unique footwear. Hailing from Japan, a nation where expertise, precision and quality are prised above all else, Hender Scheme have quite literally got footwear production down to an art-form, combining raw leather with expert execution in order to create a piece of footwear that will age and patina like no other.

Their ‘Homage’ collection, borrowing the silhouettes and detailing from some of the sneaker world’s best loved designs, the Hender Scheme products are hand-made, stripped back version of iconic sillhouettes such the german army trainer, micropacer & superstar  Constructed with natural leather uppers that will patina and age unlike any other, this distinctive design sits on top of a stacked sole unit.

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Nike Spring Summer 2015 Flyknit Lunar 3

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Nike has introduced the Spring/Summer 2015 lineup of their Nike Flyknit Lunar 3, the third generation of its popular Flyknit running shoes. Featuring a one-piece Flyknit upper, a tighter weave in the heel offers lockdown support while a looser weave in the mid- and forefoot enhances breathability. The collection consists of four distinctive colorways – Bright Crimson, Blue Lagoon, Classic Charcoal/Total Orange, and Black/Midnight Fog. Available HERE now

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Maison Kitsuné x Reebok Classic & Freestyle Hi

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Ooh là là! Parision label Maison Kitsuné have joined forces with Reebok to make a shoe that dips a toe in the superflat movement by pairing high fashion with blue collar style in these renditions of Reebok’s Freestyle Hi and Classic Leather shoes. The shoes are ornamented identically in red, white, blue, and grey, with a black Eiffel Tower on the tongues and branded laces. The shoes are part of Maison Kitsuné’s spring/summer range that is set to hit stores at the end of March