Herring Shoes launch two-tone Harvard II brogues

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You can bet your life on a pair of brogues, the Brandish go-to style that no fashion conscious gent’s wardrobe should be without. One of our favourite family-run British brands Herring, who’ve been churning out beautiful brogues both traditional and modern since 1966, have just revealed their latest line: the Herring Harvard II. A two-tone saddle brogue line-up, they’re part …

Wolverine No. 1883 Mayall Boot

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The utilitarian look is set to be big this fall. Both practical and stylish this look is perfect for damp fall weather. Michigan based brand, Wolverine, have been making wonderful rugged boats since 1883, combining tradition with modern style. This season, the Wolverine No. 1883 collection, is comprised of eleven new styles all with an emphasis on fine craftsmanship, heritage …

Kurt Geiger Lincoln Chukka Boot

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Popular British shoe brand, Kurt Geiger, has recently relaunched their website with a new online shop. To celebrate they are releasing the very stylish Lincoln boot exclusively online. The chukka will once again be a massive trend this fall, and I love this incarnation of the look. Made up of a pressed wool upper, with suede accents around the laces …

Sorel Fall/Winter 2011 Collection

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Growing up in Canada, winter boots were probably the most important part of your fall/winter wardrobe. So it always shocks me that come winter here no one seems to have appropriate footwear. After talking to a few people, I have come to the conclusion it is because most men believe that proper winter boots can’t be fashionable. Well guess what…. …

PUMA x Deadmau5 collection

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This week Foot Locker launches the exclusive the PUMA x Deadmau5 collection. Over the years Canadian electro DJ/producer Deadmau5 has rarely been seen rocking anything other than PUMA gear while performing, so it’s no surprise that the two have finally teamed up to create this capsule collection. According to the PUMA, the collection was “Beat-inspired” and “designed to get you …

Tricker’s Super Boot C Marron

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In 1829 Joseph Tricker, master shoemaker, founded the company R.E. Tricker Ltd and five generations later his family continues to make beautiful shoes with the skills and service ethics of the past. Perhaps better known for their classic brogues and oxfords, Tricker’s also produce fashionable, high-quality boots – perfect for fall weather. My favourite has to be the “Super Boot …

Ashworth Launch First Ever Golf and Lifestyle Footwear Collection

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Ashworth, yes the golf brand, is launching their first golf and lifestyle footwear collection on June 16th. The collection features four styles made for both “on-the-course” wear and “off-the-course” lifestyle. Our favourites are the Cardiff and the Encinitas. The Cardiff is a golf shoe that looks more like something you could wear around the city. The shoe has great playability, …

Fred Perry 2011 Spring/Summer Woven Stripe Footwear

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Fred Perry have used two of their classic footwear styles and updated them with a woven stripe for Spring/Summer 2011. Available in both the Foxx Woven Stripe and Byron Mid Canvas Woven Stripe, they come in three different colourways with tan waxed laces and the classic Fred Perry embroidered Laurel Wreath at the heel. The shoes can be purchased through …

Yves Saint Laurent Hi-Top

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Looking for some fancy white hi-tops? Then look no further than Yves Saint Laurent’s footwear collection for Spring/Summer 2011. The sneaker features an all-white profile with a perforated toe box, white out-sole and branded Velcro ankle strap (because that’s what your really paying for). Available for purchase now through select Yves Saint Laurent stockists.

Alife Chuck Native

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We have already mentioned on Brandish a few times recently, that the Chukka style boot will be massive this year, and this is just another great example why. Alife has introduced a new revamped model of its simple and minimalistic Chuck with the Chuck Native. The chukka boot-style sneaker has a beautiful two-tone color blocked upper with a fringe pattern …

Liberty teams up with Nike Sportswear for the 2011 Summer Collection

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The new Liberty of London Nike collaboration has been receiving a lot of mixed opinions since the first images appeared online. The Summer 2011 line has drawn upon the iconic London stores, capsule collection to create twelve new variations of classic models such as the Dunk Hi, Air Force 1, Blazer Mid and Blazer Low. Most criticism of the shoes …

Adidas Originals Resplit

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Adidas Originals have released the Resplit Lo as a part of their Spring/Summer 2011 collection. Designed around the principals of the GSG9, which was used by the Special Forces, the sneaker mixes both trainer and shoe design for style, durability and comfort. Made from a a light blue canvas and suede upper, the shoe features tonal stitch detailing, contrasting black …

Sebago brings back the Dockside for SS11

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The Dock shoe is set to be a big trend this summer, combining statement style and functionality. One brand who does this particularly well is Sebago. Their cult classic Dockside shoe has been re-invented just in time for Spring/Summer 2011. The dockside is a great way to brighten up your look and maintain casual sophistication throughout the summer months. The …

Contest: Win a Beta code for Sneakerpedia – the digital sneaker archive

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Sneakerpedia Trailer from Sneakerpedia on Vimeo. Love sneakers? So do we, so when the guys from Footlocker offered us 50 exclusive beta codes to access the new Sneakerpedia site we jumped at the chance. Launching on April 4th, Sneakerpedia is one of the world’s first online digital sneaker archives. The aim of the site is to document every single sneaker, …

Oat Shoes: The biodegradable sneakers

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Usually when you hear the words sustainable shoes, images of hippy burlap sacks for the feet come to mind. However, Oat Shoes, prove that sustainable fashion can actually be fashionable. Founder Christiaan Maats took on the seemingly-impossible challenge of designing and fabricating decomposable footwear as a continuation of his graduation project in product design. After over two years in development, …