OAMC Work Boots


Still a brand in its infancy, OAMC has been getting a lot of press for its modern takes on workwear classics. The praise is well deserved. Designer Luke Meier (formerly of Supreme) continues to impress and their footwear collaboration with Atelier Heschung are definitely on our wishlist.

For Fall, OAMC has got a new work boot constructed from a grainy Italian vacchetta leather and a unique translucent outsole. They water-resistant boots also have speed hooks, a Norwegian welt, and a metallic heel counter.

$823, Haven

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Reigning Champ x Island Slipper


August is right around the corner and you've still got a whole month for a summer getaway and if your travels take you to Japan you may want to head to your closest Reigning Champ dealer to get your hands on this cool little exclusive.

They've teamed up with Hawaiian favorite Island Slipper to create an exclusive for Japan. Reigning Champ's signature midweight terry, the same material found in their popular hoodies, makes its way onto the footbed and straps of their classic sandal.

Reigning Champ

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Wolverine 1000 Mile Centennial Boot


Originally released 100 years ago in 1914, the Wolverine 1000 mile boot celebrates its Centennial with a special edition boot. The boot was designed to recreate the aesthetic and construction of the original boot with a n All-American update.

The boot is made from the original 1000 Mile pattern and features Goodyear Welt construction, leather sole with Vibram heel, and a fully lined upper made from Genuine American Bison leather from Horween. Hit the link below to see a behind the scenes video of the making of the Centennial boot.

$400, Orvis


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Sperry Top-Sider for J.Crew Wool Slip-Ons


Summer isn't quite over yet, but with fall creeping in ever so slowly you can never be too prepared for the months ahead. J.Crew knows you won't be ready to give up your summer duds so they've carefully switched up a hot weather staple with an update for the fall with Sperry's new Wool Slip-Ons.

Casual and comfortable, the exclusive style comes in two colors: a two-tone grey or navy-grey. We have a feeling these will be a goto everyday pair next season and it's a versatile shoe that looks great whether you're in your favorite pair of Levis or a crisp pair of khakis.

$70, J.Crew

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No. 288


We don't know too much about these guys, but NY-based No. 288 is a new luxury sneaker brand making that will definitely have your attention, especially if you're a fan of brands like Common Projects or ETQ in Amsterdam.

Launching this fall, the collection will feature several styles with premium leather or suede construction and a color palette of off-whites, greys, and blacks. The line will have a style for just about every taste, from slip-ons to classic court silhouettes and leathery trainers.

No. 288


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Cole Haan Summer '14 LunarGrand Collection


While Cole Haan is focusing more of its marketing on the newly-announced Zerogrand, Cole Haan hasn't forgot about the shoe that started it all, the LunarGrand.

The Lunar sole will make its way to three new styles this season: The LunarGrand Two Gore, LunarGrand Moc Chukka, and the LunarGrand Chelsea. We're loving the classic looks of the Chelsea boot on a Lunar sole and the Two Gore is bound to become a favorite for those who want a more luxurious yet comfortable slip-on for travel. The shoes will come in black or grey suedes with matching soles and our favorites: Woodbury and Chestnut leather.

$198-$228, Cole Haan

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Clarks Originals x Herschel Supply Co


When Herschel Supply Co. calls up Clarks to release a special edition shoe, you know it just has to be a Desert Boot. The Clarks fixture gets a colorful update while respecting the aesthetics of both brands.

Hershel gave the upper an update with premium blue leather and a selvage denim heel and signature red and white stripe lining on top of that always-familiar crepe sole. The limited release looks like it will be exclusive to Europe and is available online and in-store through their select stockists which you can find at the link below.


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Epaulet Tennis Shoes


Epaulet offers its take on the minimalist, luxury sneaker with their new Tennis Shoe collection. The sneakers are their interpretation of the classic, 1960s tennis shoe updated with premium construction and materials.

Created at their factory in Portugal, the shoes use full-grain leather from Italy's Gruppo Mastrotto tannery and are matched with Italian Margom rubber soles. The linings feature kidskin glove leather and the soles are cemented internally with reinforced 360-degree stitching to the upper.

$225, Epaulet (via GP)

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Jack Purcell Cross Stitch Ox


Sometimes the smallest details are the strongest ones and that's the case with Converse's Jack Purcell Cross Stitch Ox. The shoes are a bit of a change from the preppier, white canvas styles, but we're liking what they've done here with the black leather styling.

Purcell purists might disagree with the non-traditional upper, but we like how the black leather dresses up the design a bit and the white contrast cross stitch detailing is a nice, subtle touch. It doesn't end there, the shoes switch it up with a tan colored "smile" on the toe cap and the insole is made from cork.

$95, Unionmade

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Nike Free Mercurial Superfly HTM Volt


One of the most significant (and unexpected) sneaker releases of the year from the elite trio of Hiroshi Fujiwara, Tinker Hatfield, and Mark Parker are releasing their second version of the football-inspired Free Mercurial Superfly HTM. For its second variant, the shoe is coming out in what has quickly become a new signature color for the Swoosh: Volt.

The brightly-hued colorway gives a whole new look to the sneaker and just like the stealthy black release before it, the shoe will feature a high-top, lightweight Flyknit upper, integrated ankle cuff, and the flexibility of a Free 5.0 sole. Look for the new HTM release at Nike Lab locations around the world on July 12th as well as Nike.com/NikeLab.


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