SHOES
SHOPPING: AIR MAX BREATHE COLLECTION

SHOPPING: AIR MAX BREATHE COLLECTION

A six-month wait seems quite a lot when you want something! Of all the new Nike collections that I had the opportunity to preview last fall, this particular Breathe collection got me the most excited. As you surely know, sneakers can be a ticking bomb when it comes to smell and heat, especially during summer....
SHOPPING: K-SWISS

SHOPPING: K-SWISS

American sneaker brand K-Swiss became internationally known in 1966 for its “Classic”. It was the first leather tennis shoe on the courts. It’s unique design and its 5-stripe lacing have since then been its signature. For this new season, the Classic offers unique updates with the ”Clean Classic”, a stripped-down minimalist version and  also a...
SHOPPING: COMME DES GARCONS SNEAKERS

SHOPPING: COMME DES GARCONS SNEAKERS

Comme des Garcons shirt launched few weeks ago a new sneakers series very Supports/Surfaces movement. They feature nice contrasts between a simple black geometric form, an optical white leather and a thick rubber white midsole. They will be for sure a great statement piece for your new spring summer wardrobe! And speaking of wardrobe essentials, these Comme...
SHOPPING: DR MARTENS SS14

SHOPPING: DR MARTENS SS14

Dr Martens has gone wild with its new spring summer! Their tagline “Stand For Something” is truly the only way to define this collection. Punk, bondage, studs, medieval or gothic prints, denim, bronze or silver coating, sandals-boots… nothing was forgotten. Each style is a statement piece and a great homage to Dr Martens’ DNA, rebellion...
SHOPPING: A.P.C. + NIKE AIR MAX

SHOPPING: A.P.C. + NIKE AIR MAX

There is not a single week without a major Air Max release. Today, A.P.C. is launching its own Nikes. Made in dark navy and of course no A.P.C. logo in sight, these sneakers are pure a minimalist statement. I love the contrast between the suede, the upper part in mesh upper and the leather accents. As always...
SHOPPING: RAF SIMONS  x ADIDAS SS14

SHOPPING: RAF SIMONS x ADIDAS SS14

Whether you like them or not, the Raf Simons x Adidas collaborations are unique. Unlike many other labels, Raf Simons is not creating a designer shoe but he’s offering his vision as a creative mind. Each of his series has always been about redefining the product. So for this season, Adidas invited him to offer...
SHOPPING: RAINMAN

SHOPPING: RAINMAN

This picture speaks for itself! RainMan does waterproof classic shoes so you won’t have to compromise between your style and your toes! Made from PVC and polyurethane, there is barely any chance that you can get wet. The collection includes all you need from Oxford, Derby and Brogue boots. See them below. Shoes Boots
SHOPPING: CAMPER x BERNHARD WILLHELM SS14

SHOPPING: CAMPER x BERNHARD WILLHELM SS14

These sneakers are the 10th collaboration between Bernhard Willhelm and Camper and it got even better this season! While the Himalayan were offered a pretty “low key” treatment for this season, the sandals got the royal treatment! I totally love the color blocking, the color palette, the large straps and the stripes on the insole....
SHOPPING: ADIDAS METRO ATTITUDE

SHOPPING: ADIDAS METRO ATTITUDE

Aa a former Parisian, I couldn’t resist featuring this new version of Adidas Attitude inspired by Paris nights. This classic NYC staple has updated graphic black and white contrasts from the upper to the insole in total respect of the French noir style.
SHOPPING: REEBOK INSTAPUMP FURY ORIGINAL

SHOPPING: REEBOK INSTAPUMP FURY ORIGINAL

Twenty years! The Reebok Instapump Fury was  launched for the very firs time in 1994. Reebok was probably the first brand introducing a reinvented sneaker mixing new functionalities and a revolutionary design. To celebrate this now classic, Reebok just re-issued one of the first models in its original colorway (black/red/hyper green). This release will officially launch a...
SHOPPING: CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR 70's

SHOPPING: CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR 70′s

Yes, these Converse look almost exactly like the ones you already own but they actually are NOT the same! Converse just released a small series of re-crafted Chuck Taylor directly inspired by the look they had in the 70′s. These new styles have been updated with additional stitching on the sidewall, a vintage license plate...
SHOPPING: CHRISTOPHER SHANNON x KICKERS

SHOPPING: CHRISTOPHER SHANNON x KICKERS

My friends keep telling me I’m crazy. They are certainly right but not this time. These KICKSHANDAL CS are the weirdest but most astonishing designer shoes I’ve ever seen. After discovering them last June, I can’t stop thinking about them. And if you need to be convinced, this is what Christopher Shannon has to say...
SHOPPING: THE NIKE + R.T. AIR FORCE 1

SHOPPING: THE NIKE + R.T. AIR FORCE 1

Announced in January (see my previous here), the Nike – Ricardo Tisci Air Force 1 collection is finally dropping in stores! The collection includes four different styles in two colors. Tisci redesigned the iconic sneakers creating low, mid, high and boots versions, all using premium leather from the famous swoosh to the upper and interiors...
SHOPPING: THE AIR MAX 1 - AIR MAX DAY

SHOPPING: THE AIR MAX 1 – AIR MAX DAY

Who knew that 30 years later a transparent air-cushion integrated inside a midsole would revolutionise an entire industry. The Air Max was launched for the very first time in March 26, 1987. The creative process, quite original, started with an aerospace engineer, Frank Rudy, who gave to Nike’s co-founder Phil Knight a pair of running shoes fitted with a prototype...
SHOPPING: CAMPER PELOTAS NU

SHOPPING: CAMPER PELOTAS NU

Camper revisited its classic Pelotas with an extravagant “Nu” (for exposed ) concept. The emblematic dot sole has been deconstructed into two visible and ultra shock absorbing soles giving this retro shoe a contemporary look. The Pelotas Nu is available in leather, suede and also in knitted fabric for a total Nu effect. Visit Camper.com...
SHOPPING: POINTER FOOTWEAR

SHOPPING: POINTER FOOTWEAR

How do you redefine a product like sneakers that has been reinvented thousand of times before? Well, you go back to its core values, pick up the best materials and care more about its design and production than anything else. This is what the guys behind Pointer have been doing since 10 years now. SEEKER...
SHOPPING: PRIMARY COLORS

SHOPPING: PRIMARY COLORS

Colors are therapeutic. neither Mr Porter or I invented them, but they actually had the excellent idea to curate a cool palette to choose from. With winter finally ending here, I couldn’t find them more inspirational. The minty Band of Outsiders and mustard J.Crew shirts are definitely my favorites along with this beautiful coral AMI...
SHOPPING: CONVERSE JACK PURCELL AND CONS

SHOPPING: CONVERSE JACK PURCELL AND CONS

Converse rocks!! They just released these two collections, the new Jack Purcell and the Cons, both totally different but emphasizing perfectly what Converse is all about, cool and versatility. The SS14 Jack Purcell collection offers a polished update with a beautiful and soft color palette (off-white, grey, charcoal, indigo, caramel), smooth leathers and fun detailing...