Complex Magazine compiled this diligent and impressive study of all the various sneakers worn by Jerry Seinfeld on his eponymous sitcom. The magazine lists the make and type of the sneaker as well as the episode it was featured. Who knew that Jerry has something in common with all the sneakerhead kids who line up…
Article: Most amazing cowboy boots ever
Fall has definitely arrived in New York City, which means that many women (and a couple guys I know) are dusting off their much maligned Ugg boots. As an alternative piece of footwear, I’m really hoping this cowboy boots-slash-sneaker hybrid catches on this season.
Article: Cardboard sneakers
Dutch designer Jurjen Semeijn combines sneaker freak and papercraft culture with his “Out of the Box” series where he builds popular kicks out of the same cardboard shoe box. Relatedly, also check out his concrete sneaker project. [Via]
Jeremy Scott attracts a lot of attention among the fashion and design blogosphere for his sneaker collaborations with Adidas (which I’ve obsessively blogged about in the past), especially his winged pair from a couple years ago. His latest effort is beary wild (also comes in a brown version as well). If you can get your…
Parsons School of Design student David Park created SOUL 2 SOLE for his senior thesis, which explores the history of the sneaker culture. This energetic video highlights the sneaker culture’s interaction and relationship with various pillars that underpin “pop culture,” such as hip hop and b-boying, sports, fashion, street art, and unsurprisingly corporate consumer branding.…
Article: Nike SB sketches
Nike SB footwear designer James Arizumi shared some of his sketches in an interview with Cool Hunting, which helps convey the evolution of a design of a shoe–this one for professional skateboarder Stefan Janoski. It’s a nice treat and read for any sneakerhead.