Hautebeast: Disruptive in Design yet Uncompromising in Details
Model: adidas Prophere
Available on December 15 at select retailers and online, the all-new Prophere by adidas Originals is a new era of street wear in core black, black and infrared. Designed to reflect a different view of the brand’s archive and looked to the unapologetic aesthetic of the 90s, the brand experimented with bold silhouettes and reimaged it to reconnect with the generation today. This futuristic sneakers exude looks fuelled by a strong Adidas identity – the Prophere is a one-piece knit upper with Polyurethane midsole, three stripes heat and embroidered details on vamp and heel. Well-suited for street style. You can buy them here.
Model: Nike Shox Gravity
If you’re like us, then you are one of us – honouring the slogan “Just do it!”, Nike will be revealing the newest Shox Gravity model slated for release early next year. Combining great soles, aesthetics and excellent underfoot experience than it had done so for the previous models, the sports shoes were conceptualised sometime back in March for sportsmen who are particular about cushion comfort. Leveraging on the design team’s experience and educated knowledge, the concept quickly became a product reality. The Nike team was able to make a quick turnaround to deliver a sports footwear specifically produced for a more well-rounded walking and running experience.
Model: Balenciaga’s Speed Trainer
Italian made Balenciaga’s latest Speed Trainer has just gotten a set of new neon laces! Made from 80 per cent Polyamide and 20 per cent Elasthanne, the comfy kit sock effect is styled with white textured soles, and appreciated for its simplistic design and goes well with almost all dressing styles. Embossed with Balenciaga logo on the sole, the pair of designer’s shoes has a pair of light soles at 240g with shock absorber, and the arch features 10mm. Very limited pairs are available at Saks Fifth Avenue, and retailing at $695. Grab them before the speed trainer gets sold out.
Model: Air Jordan 1 High “Igloo” & “Rust Pink”
Exclusively available in Miami in select retailers, Nike has officially confirmed the arrival of Air Jordon in two silhouettes and will be releasing exclusively in Miami during Art Basel. Air Jordan 1 High is inspired by Miami’s Art Deco heritage and the “Black Toe” aesthetic is modified to balance with the South Beach-friendly tones. Featuring premium leather constructions in “Black Toe” themed design, the wings logo and Nike Air branded tongues are most prominent on the ankles. On a casual day out, this pair of street style sneakers is most perfect to complement the jeans or muted-toned khakis with graphic t-shirts.
Model: Sk8-Hi by Patta x Vans
After previous collaboration with Van’s Old Skool silhouette on an upgrade version, Patta and Vans have teamed up once again for an exclusive collection, focusing on the iconic Sk8-Hi model. The Sk8-Hi comes in either teal and orange, featuring both in suede toebox, leather “jazz” striping and lining, and completed with “Team Patta” laces and Patta script logo on the mid sole. To release in store on December 2 and available online December 4, buy Sk8 at Patta.