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Ten Great Sneakers for Spring

March 26, 2019

Ten Great Sneakers For Spring

In January of 2014, Karl Lagerfeld held a couture show at the Grand Palais in Paris, where he sent a…

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"N" is for Dad: New Balance's Classic Runners

January 24, 2019

“N” Is For Dad: New Balance’s Classic Runners

When we apply “dad” as an adjective to clothing (dad shoes, dad jeans, dad hat), sometimes we mean a literal…

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Guide to Cleaning Sneakers

July 30, 2018

Guide To Cleaning Sneakers

Summer is in full swing, which means your sneakers are probably getting a good workout. All those hikes, ice cream…

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Vans x Engineered Garments Slip-Ons Now Available Online

July 20, 2018

Vans X Engineered Garments Slip-Ons Now Available Online

A few years ago, Nepenthes debuted their Vans x Engineered Garments slip-ons to much fanfare. The shoes come in mismatched…

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Ten Great Sneakers for Spring

April 5, 2018

Ten Great Sneakers For Spring

The weather is starting to heat up again in California, reminding me it’s almost time for camp collar shirts and…

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Five Sneakers to Consider Right Now

March 1, 2018

Five Sneakers To Consider Right Now

I just got back from a trip to Florida during which I wore sneakers almost exclusively (the versatile, relatively anonymous J….

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Where Do Sneakers Go From Here?

January 11, 2018

Where Do Sneakers Go From Here?

If your tastes steer toward the classics, it’s a been a great decade or more for sneakers. Nike’s constant churn…

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Old School Cult Classic Sneakers

October 26, 2017

Old School Cult Classic Sneakers

There are three types of sneakers that get discussed in menswear. One is the sporty basketball high-top, the other the…

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Steve Caballero describes the origins of the iconic Vans from 1989

August 22, 2017

Steve Caballero Describes The Origins Of The Iconic Vans From 1989

  “As far as the design goes, I’d been wearing a lot of Puma Prowlers and Air Jordans so I…

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The Duke of Devonshire’s Chucks

August 11, 2017

The Duke Of Devonshire’s Chucks

Andrew Cavendish, the 11th Duke of Devonshire, was a master of what has been called the old British dude look–tailored…

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Restaurateur and writer Eddie Huang talks about Sneakers

August 2, 2017

Restaurateur And Writer Eddie Huang Talks About Sneakers

“Sneakers to me was the illest symbol of the American dream. The thing that got me into sneakers was, when…

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What Americans Call Athletic Footwear

July 13, 2017

What Americans Call Athletic Footwear

The US is pretty divided these days. Apparently, so much so that you can narrow in on the general area…

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Adidas is Coming Out with GATS

June 12, 2017

Adidas Is Coming Out With GATS

For those interested in German Army Trainers – otherwise known as GATs, which German Army recruits used to wear to…

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Ten Great Sneakers for Spring

May 1, 2017

Ten Great Sneakers For Spring

Every year around this time, I get an itch to buy a new pair of sneakers. Warmer weather calls for…

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That Other Adidas Tennis Shoe: Rod Laver

February 16, 2017

That Other Adidas Tennis Shoe: Rod Laver

The Adidas Stan Smith has been the sneaker of the 2010s (evidence: Phoebe Philo wears it on the runway in…

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