Nettleton English Cavalry Collection


With over a century of experience in crafting dress shoes, Florida-based Nettleton should have no issues building a sophisticated line of footwear worthy of a royal mounted unit.

They've done exactly that by teaming up with British bespoke shoemaker Tony Slinger, who just so happens to be an authorized bootmaker for the Queen's Household Calvary (her official bodyguards). Aptly named the English Calvary Collection, the shoes are understated and elegant with hand-rubbed leather uppers, intricate perforations at the toes, and can be purchased off the shelf or completely customized with various leather choices or exotic materials.

From $999, (via Robb Report)

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J.Crew x Vans SK8-HI


After much success with their ongoing collaboration with Vans, the two brands are following up their Authentics collaboration with a take on another Vans classic, the SK8-Hi.

Available for pre-order today, the classic skate shoe follows a similar aesthetic as the previous release and gets tweaked with cotton uppers in a tonal "highrise grey" or "boardwalk blue" colorway and each pair is set up with a hiking-style laces that have become a signature of the collaboration.

$70, J.Crew

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Cole Haan Zerogrand


Cole Haan is expanding their incredibly popular Lunargrand collection with a perfect new style for the summer, the ZeroGrand. The ZeroGrand takes their hybrid brogue aesthetic and upgrades it with a high-tech upper and an ultra flexible sole.

At the heart of the new collection is their Grand.OS platform which they call an operating system for your feet that and is broken down into three main features: enhanced flexibility, reduced weight, and improved cushioning. The shoe will first launcb in two styles: the Oxford No Stitch that has an upper crafted with a lightweight ripstop nylon upper which is bonded together using high frequency welding. Next up is the Wing Oxford which uses suede sourced from the C.F. Stead Tannery in the UK and utilizes what they call "functional broguing" for venting, weight reduction, and flexibility. The shoes are currently available at and Cole Haan retail stores throughout the world.

$248-$298, Cole Haan

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Nike N98 Suit by Ozwald Boateng


Suitmaker Ozwalkd Boateng brings a bit of Saville Row to the N98 with his take on the N98 Track Jacket. Boateng has come up with a suit concept that mixes classic tailoring techniques with technical features normally found in a sport performance piece.

Designed for the Brazilian football team, Boateng and Nike chose a lightweight wool to keep players comfortable in the country's warmer climate and features tracksuit sleeves on the jacket and on the ankles of the pants. A tonal Brasil logo across the back evokes a sporty and refined aesthetic and technical details are strategically placed throughout with lasercut perforations and sonically-welded seam-sealed pockets. The suit will be exclusive to the Brazilian hosts for the time being and with how well executed it is, it would be a big mistake for Nike to pass up on a general release.


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Alden x Leffot Dover


While you can't go wrong with a crisp white pair of Stan Smiths for the summer, you can always take it up a notch with a timeless pair of white bucks.

Prepster-favorite Leffot has just released one pair you'll definitely want in yoru closet and it will most certainly have you ready for many summers to come. The new release comes via one of their favorite collaborators and one of the best shoemakers out there, Alden. The uppers are made with a creamy white nubuck that's lightweight and it sits on a brick red micro sole that not only delivers a perfect dose of contrast against the nubuck upper, but also keeps things extra comfortable.

$525, Leffot

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Nike Air Max Lunar1


When the original Air Max debuted in 1987 Nike captured everyone's attention with its Visible Air design that gave you a peek at the shoe's cushioning technology. This year Nike updates that iconic sole with its Lunarlon tech that adds a whole new feel to their iconic sneaker.

The Air Max Lunar1 combines the classic Air Max technology, visible air and all, with their new Lunarlon sole design for 2014. The shoe is the lightest Air Max 1 ever and upgrades its familiar silhouette with a fresh new upper with a seamless, no-sew design and breathable mesh panels that help keep your feet cool. The shoes will be available today, June 27th, at and select Nike Sportswear dealers.

$130, Nike

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Fred Perry Blank Canvas 1934 Collection


Fred Perry launches the Blank Canvas 1934 Collection, a collaborative effort with five popular menswear retailers across the globe who have each come up with a unique take on a reissued Fred Perry tennis sneaker.

The shops chosen for this collaboration include Firmament, Hanon Shop, Bodega, Oi Polloi, and Foot Patrol, who have all contributed their own colorways which all feature suede uppers in your choice of Black from UK-based Foot Patrol, Gold from Scotland's Hanon Shop, White/Green from Berlin's Firmament, Ginger from Boston-based Bodega, and an all-white model from Manchester's Oi Polloi. Each comes in a special edition kit and includes tennis balls branded by each shop.


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Nike Free Flyknit Chukka Hypervenom


Inspired by the golden cleats worn by Brasilian football star Neymar Jr., Nike launches the Hypervenom collection. The collection is marked with hits of gold and will feature five special edition shoes: The Air Max 1, Roshe Run, Tiempo 94, Air Max 90 Jacquard, and the Free Flyknit Chukka.

Our favorite, the new Free Flyknit Chukka is lightweight and comfortable with a Flyknit upper and Flywire support system. The Sportswear Hypervenom version gets a good amount of pop with its gold specks on the Nike Free sole and the subtle streaks of gold in the upper is a bold but subtle touch that definitely separates it from the pack. Look for the rest of the collection and the Chukka on and select Nike Sportswear dealers on June 26th.


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NikeLab LunarGlide 6


Still fresh after its original release just a week ago, Nike is already announcing a limited edition release that will be exclusive to the brand's recently unveiled NikeLab concept.

The two-tone special editions was created to highlight the contrast of the sneaker's performance-based qualities and its streetwear and style influence. The LunarGlides will come in a monochromatic black and white colorway and flipped in a reversed white and black model. If you're hoping to hunt down a pair you're going to need to keep your eyes peeled as the shoes will only be available for just one day on June 21st.


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Want Les Essentiels Footwear


Want Les Essentiels has taken to this year's Pitti Uomo to unveil a natural extension to its travel and accessories line with a new collection of men's footwear.

Set for release next year, the company will keep it simple and launch two essential styles that every guy shouldn't go without: a classic derby and a simple, clean sneaker. The Montoro takes the Derby silhouette and much like their bags and accessories is minimal and functional with luxurious Italian leather uppers and high-performance soles. The Lennon is their sneaker style that is also made from premium Italian leather and has a cushioned insole, breathable leather lining, and a custom-designed rubber cupsole.

Want Essentiels


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