A stylish ode to the athletic life, from retro sneaks to shoes fit only for the Olympic gods
Yet another exclusive item to commemorate the recently concluded Olympics, these ’80s-inspired “From Seoul to Rio” sneakers are the brainchild of Ronnie Fieg and Diadora. Specially handcrafted in Italy, the colorful kicks will only have 500 pairs in retail.
BACK TO BLACK
The designs of Julius founder Tatsuo Horikawa is founded on black for its “deep spiritual meaning” in Japanese religion. For the 2016 F/W collection of Julius, Horikawa creates his first line of high-top sneakers. A collision of mesh, suede, and leather, the sneakers give off a sporty futuristic vibe.
The white tennis shoe is about to get a run for its money, with Bodega teaming up with Reebok for the former’s 10th anniversary. Made with luxurious, deep blue suede, the new and improved NPC UK shoe also features violet accents and a gum rubber sole.
Adidas has released the closest thing to the magic sandals of Hermes, messenger of the gods. Engineered with a complex 3D structure, the shoes are currently available only to Olympic medalists, the laces patterned in accordance with the color of their respective medals.
Visvim elevates the sneaker game by revisiting natural materials in their 2016 F/W collection. Visvim utilizes raffia woven on Vibram soles. Each pair is entirely handwoven and naturally dyed in light beige, dark brown, and deep navy.