The sneaker world and that of heritage menswear have an interesting history. The two, seemingly like long estranged siblings are similar in many ways, but also with their own distinct character. One is fast-paced and always concerned with what is coming next – while the other is concerned with a slower more purposeful approach, exploring what is timeless. Every now and then though, a brand comes along that manages to bridge a gap between the two, and it is here where new and exciting ideas can be explored.
Thanks to the unprecedented access given to the archive, PUMA are now are able to create intricate digital scans of each item with the original on hand re-creating each piece down to the tiniest detail. Throughout the archive there were a few shoes that were a big deal back in the day which became the must-have shoes and really started an interest in rare shoes and collecting - the Palermo was one of those shoes.
adidas Originals have had a long association with the Boston Marathon and it is exciting to see this latest release of the Boston Super in University red. Making the first debut in 1984 on that venerated route from Hopkinton to Back Bay - they are back in the original silhouette. With a subtle makeover to this iconic shoe, it is finished with soft vintage suede and nylon mesh. Adding extra premium feels to the sneaker, three metallic leather stripes add a bold feature.
When you think of adidas and its place in sport, it probably conjures up images of football shirts covered with sponsorship's and branding or the flash of the three stripes on the athletics track. What you probably don't think of is table-tennis. And yet, in the opinion of many, the brand produced one of the best looking shoes they ever made for the sport. The shoe produced a cult following that lives on to this day.
Diadora has been synonymous with sporting legends since the 1980s. To celebrate this partnership, this 2020 Spring/Summer season, diadora is proud to present B.Elite, a brand icon which has been recast to evoke the 1980 OG model specially created to celebrate the epic players of that decade. The B.Elite Italia sport is an Italian-made Heritage sneaker crafted from premium leather detailing. Italian design and skilled craftsmanship for this model which is available in two colour variations.
The latest brand set to arrive online and in-store at Stuarts London is Autry, a 80’s brand being revitalised for 2020. To gain an insight into the upcoming sneaker, we sat down with the Buying Assistant here at Stuarts London to learn more about the brand, what to expect and how to wear it right.
Inspired by ‘80s hip hop style, these shoes feature a no lace design on top of the classic and timeless superstar silhouette. From the bustling streets of New York in the ‘80s where groups such as Run DMC weren’t just at the forefront of music but also pioneers of casual, street ready fashion. Among this pioneering of casual, considered street style was the now iconic superstar shoe. Now recreated with an exaggerated fat tongue and with the option to lace them or not, the shoe is perfect for those looking... Read More