ASICS x Solebox Gel-Lyte Runner Blue Carpenter Bee II

ASICS x Solebox Gel-Lyte Runner Blue Carpenter Bee II
This 2016 Solebox x ASICS Gel Lyte Runner had been on my radar for the longest time. Deciding between the original Gel Lyte III Blue Carpenter Bee and this pair didn’t take too long. I wanted something different and it caught me by surprise when the Gel Lyte Runner got paired with a Gel Lyte...

Brand in Focus – Aureus – Part II

Brand in Focus – Aureus – Part II
Aureus® should now be a familiar name to the readers of this site who’ve had a glimpse of the brand and its offerings in our Brand in Focus segment. In part 2 of our feature on the brand, we dive into four more diverse pairs which have transcended from their drawing boards onto the ever...

Brand in Focus – Ampersand

Brand in Focus – Ampersand
While restaurants and apparel stores around the world are busy sliding hard-to-pronounce Italian and French words in their names to sound more upscale and “about that”, the brand I’m featuring today has managed to do the exact opposite. An elegant and upscale approach to something so simple, that you practically do it every day –...

Sneakerheads in Focus: LaPaire

Sneakerheads in Focus: LaPaire
Our Sneakerhead in Focus series continues and our next stop is France. Nicolas and Cyril aka la_paire are Sneakerhead twins from Paris who happen to have more in common than meets the eye. We prod them about their sneaker tastes, the French scene and of course get to know their top 5! It’s so odd...

History of Air Jordan 6

History of Air Jordan 6
Michael Jordan had a unique problem with all the Jordans so far – putting his shoes on! In order to slip into the shoe without wrestling it, Tinker Hatfield once again used his design ingenuity. Apart from creating a reinforced toe on MJ’s new shoe, Tinker created a tongue made out of rubber with two...
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