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The Sneaker That Celebrates the Return of the Sun

I’m not sure if ARKK Copenhagen has just passed me by or I’ve never seemed to have discovered it, but they claim to have a sneaker which is celebrating the return of the sun. Whilst we may have had a miserable few weeks of weather in the UK, these have certainly cheered me up! The… Read more »

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10 Essential Summer Menswear Pieces Under £100

Ahhhh, summer! Looking out of the window today as Storm Simon gusts in to the UK bringing a disappointing sense of spring, all thoughts are swiftly turning to the Easter break next month. With the break swiftly followed by the May Day Bank Holiday, a few savvy travellers have noticed that by spending a minimal… Read more »

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Saint Laurent American Flag Collection

America may not be the hottest country on everyone’s lips at the moment, mainly due to a wall, a shutdown and a Twitter happy leader, yet the Star Spangled Banner is a design icon. However, Saint Laurent is giving all its got with this exclusive America Flag Collection.  There has always been an appeal for… Read more »

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CHRISTOPHER SHANNON AW18

No one cares? Or so Christopher Shannon has declared on his new AW18 collection yet this urban, sport infused offering has everyone taking notice. Shannon has said of the collection, “Free of the constant hassle of catwalk, I really just wanted to make the work I feel like making without any expectation.” It is clear… Read more »

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Loewe Sneakers

J W Anderson is stepping up his sneaker game at Loewe as he is releasing this hott-to-trott collection for Spring 2016. Coming into stores in January, the low cut, lace up sneakers combine a bowling-shoe silhouette with rubber sneaker soles, which plays with  a mix of suedes and calf leathers, as well as the space-galaxy… Read more »

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Adidas Originals Superstar II x JD Sports

Adidas is a brand that has, in the past couple of years, dominated the ‘iconic sneaker’ market with both the Stand Smiths and these, the Superstar. These, from JD Sports, are the second incarnation of the simple, clean profile that works well with some washed denim, white shirt and a grey cable knit for a… Read more »

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Inkkas SS14

Wandering through Topman last week, it was great to see such a successful launch in the Oxford Circus store of Inkkas, an ethical footwear brand. I was very kindly sent a pair of their new SS14 vulcanized sneakers only the week before, so with the sun having been gloriously out this weekend, popped them on… Read more »

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Saint Laurent x Court Classic Sneakers

Saint Laurent seems to be ticking the right boxes this season, with product and photography. Having just launched, Court Classic is a range of sneakers which includes both permanent styles and limited editions but are essential pieces for a man’s wardrobe. The first Court Classic SL01 was designed by Hedi Slimane in 2012 for his… Read more »

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Converse x Maison Martin Margiela

Exciting news was released, after a lengthy media embargo, on Friday that Converse – one of my favourite sneaker brands – is collaborating with the incomparable Maison Martin Margiela. The collection ffeatures the Chuck Taylor All Star and the Jack Purcell sneakers, each completely hand-painted in Maison Martin Margiela’s iconic white paint. This really is nothing unexpected… Read more »

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Jimmy Choo Sneakers AW13

  LSOD LOVES   JIMMY CHOO MEN’S SNEAKERS AW13     Jimmy Choo have really excelled at sneakers since their break into men’s not so long ago. For AW13, the new styles are as fresh and ever and include Barlow a refined, dressy trainer with a linear flash of pyramid studs around the sole striking… Read more »