Newport, Welcome to Cali

OBEY x Generic Surplus Plimsoll

There are a million plimsolls (that's British for rubber soled canvas shoe) out there vying to be your go to kicks for summer. These options from OBEY and Generic Surplus deserve special attention on your part thanks to how well

First class ease

Adidas SLVR S-M-L Concept Shoes

We may not be able to do much about the invasive body searches, but air-travel doesn't have to be a miserable experience in every aspect. A critical piece of gear you shouldn't overlook are the shoes -- specifically: weight, style and

Don't judge a boot by its cover

Feit Hiker X Ray Boot

We can't get enough of Feit here at GP. The company's combination of limited run designs and direct-to-consumer prices make each new shoe a painful exercise in wallet-restraint. Their latest release, along with a snappy new website design, is the

Nothing mock about this Brit

H by Hudson Kaspian Mocassin

In 2004 London-based footwear brand Hudson Shoes created an offshoot of their brand. Called H by Hudson, the kind of younger-brother lineup takes more creative liberties. The results are shoes like the Kaspian Mocassin ($190) made of black hand-sewn calf

Revamping a 20 Year Classic

Adidas Red & White ZX8000

The Adidas ZX 8000 isn't a new shoe. In fact, the style is over 20 years old. This new red and white colorway simply gives the shoe a more modern look appropriate for the streets of 2011. Outside of the bold

Slip into something more stylish

Del Toro Shoes

For years the velvet slip-on loafer has been a viable alternative for black-tie footwear. Three friends from Miami have set out to bring them into the mainstream. Born from a desire to have a pair of shoes with their school emblem

Biking hipsters rejoice

DZR Urban Cycling Shoes

The problem with owning a nice bike is that it probably requires you to own shoes that can best be described as a cross between soccer cleats and aqua socks. They’re ideal for long trips and training sessions, but taking a

These shoes were made for pubbing

New Balance 576 Pub Pack

In celebration of the New Balance 576's, NB has created a limited production run called the "Pub Pack" and as you can imagine each shoe features pub-inspired design. Before you think these are shoes you should get sloppy in, keep in

Wolverine Origins

Wolverine 1000 Mile Collection 721 LTD: The Boots

When it comes to the Wolverine 1000 Mile Collection 721 LTD boots, there's frankly few other phrases I can think of other than "Wolverine Porn", but give this crowd it's probably safe to utter the words without too much repercussion. To

Back in Black Navy & Pine

New Balance 1400 for J.Crew

If you know your New Balance history you'll recall that the 1400's, originally released in 1994, have previously only been available in Japan - making them a covet for enthusiasts (this guy). J.Crew has collaborated with New Balance to bring back

Handmade. Italian. Leather. Any questions?

Zamberlan Tofane GT Boots

The Dolomites are a jagged finger of the Alps that extend down into northern Italy, close to the Austrian border. Many mountaineers, including Walter Bonatti and the über-climber, Reinhold Messner, have cut their teeth on the steep windy crags. A small

A Boot for Life

Red Wing Iron Ranger 8111 Boots

Inspired by the “Iron Rangers” from the Mesabi Iron Range in Northern Minnesota, the Iron Ranger boot from Redwing Shoes speaks of the city’s people and way of life: simple, tough, determined. Meticulously handcrafted in the USA for the last 95

Meet The Classic Work Boots Slightly More Stylish Cousin

Stussy x Timberland XXXth Anniversary Desert Boot

Timberland boots are well known by working men and rappers alike largely for the same reasons. Their beefy looks, comfort, and durability are simply hard to match, especially for around $100. Feeding off that heritage, Stussy and Timberland have collaborated to

Fall Shoes from Leffot

Quoddy Maliseet

Boat shoes are great casual kicks, and perfect for spring, summer, and anytime you are on a boat. As you may have heard, Fall is just around the corner, and boat shoes with jeans and cords isn't necessarily the best look.

Subtly Skater

Supra Belay Slip Ons

Fall and winter may be prime boot season, but if you love the feel of sneakers then these new for 2010 Supra Belay Slip Ons ($65) should work for casual occasions. Thanks to their slim low-profile and lace detailing,

Botox for your Boots

Danner Boot Recrafting

Recently, Chicago was doused with five hours of constant Noah’s Ark-like rain, which resulted in flooding in the downtown area. Through a foot of muck and floodwater, my CIA-issued, thirteen year-old Danner Acadia boots proved flawless. No slips, no falls and

Diamond Anniversary A La Prep

Sperry 75th Anniversary Seamate

The prep of today is edgy. It’s slimmer, more modern and usually wrapped in a casual—not slouchy—vibe. When looking for that perfect piece of footwear to accompany your Nantucket picnic on the bay, who better than Massachusetts-based Sperry to get your

Kenny Powers Endorses Them. Need We Say More?

K-Swiss Tubes Run 100

K-Swiss may be known for their classic tennis and street sneakers, but with theTubes Run 100 ($75)they're hoping to change that. Sold in ten different color

Add a Little Chrome to Your Wheels

Chrome Midway

Move over Chuck Taylor. Meet the Batman of urban lifestyle footwear, the Chrome Midway ($90). Chrome, a San Francisco based company, has prided itself for 14 years on providing durable messenger

American Reinterpretation of an American Classic

L.L.Bean Signature Boot

Alex Carleton of Rogues Gallery, has a knack for taking classic American staples and putting a modern twist on them. Nowhere is this more evident than his collaboration with L.L.Bean for this August's launch of L.L.Bean's Signature Collection. With

Going Brogued

Converse Jack Purcell Brogue Leather

Known for its versatility, Jack Purcells by Converse are, in the world of sneakers, a modern-day classic. The shoes go well with a linen suit, chinos, or a pair of jeans. But, matching clean sneakers with a highly structured suit can

By Their Hands for Your Feet

Helm Handmade Boots | Ray Ray

The idea of spending $395 dollars on a pair of boots may seem a bit outlandish. But quality comes at a price. Designed in Austin by Joshua Bingaman and handmade by a leather/boot specialist in Istanbul, Turkey, Helm Handmade Boots are

Because Aqua Shoes Are So 5th Grade.

Opening Ceremony and Timberland Watershoe

Brand collaborations are taking over the world of men's fashion and boutique label Opening Ceremony is leading the charge. In this latest tag-team effort, the brand has combined their detailing flair with Timberland to create a versatile shoe that should do good-by

Please Allow Me to Re-Introduce Myself

New Balance 320

New for fall 2010, New Balance is bringing back the heritage 320 ($65) running shoe as part of their lifestyle collection. The 320, originally released in 1976 for men when the numbering system matched retail prices ($32, 320, get it?) helped

Australian for Boot

Blundstone Original 500 Series Boots

While spending a couple of weeks in Sri Lanka helping clean up after the 2004 tsunami, I met a friendly Australian ex-pat who was a walking cliché of his homeland. He wore a bush hat with one side rakishly buttoned up, a

A New Style Steeped In Great Tradition

Clarks Originals Pilton Town Shoes

Clarks Original fans know just how comfortable their shoes can become after a few wears. So the real decision that has to be considered when buying a pair is which style suits your look. These new Pilton Town Shoes ($77) are

Pared Down for Pairing

Rider Boot Co. | Made in Maine Driver Mocc

Recently at Leffot, one our New York must stops, we laid eyes on the Driver Moccasin from the "Made in Maine" handsewn collection by Rider Boot Co. The completely handsewn mocc is constructed of Horween unlined #2 Chromoexcel leather. Gorgeous. Mounted