New Brand | Michalsky x MCM

Founded in 1976, German brand MCM (Modern Creation München) is famous for its luxury leather goods, often emblazoned with its iconic logo.

A long time favourite of celebrities, MCM is known for its traditional craftsmanship and stylish functionality and now the creative director Michael Michalsky has fused his own lifestyle brand MICHALSKY and MCM to create a range of luxury sneakers.

This German born fashion designer has previously worked with adidas and was the man responsible for their infamous collaborations with Stella McCartney and Yohji Yamamoto.

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His collaborative collection features some classic, basketball style, high top trainer silhouettes. The uppers are crafted from premium leather and stamped with the instantly recognisable MCM logo. These ultimate sports luxe styles are the perfect fusion of hip-hop style streetwear and timeless heritage artisanship.

SHOP MICHALSKY X MCM

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New Brand | RANSOM

Ransom is a Canadian lifestyle company that draws inspiration from the great outdoors to develop it’s unique and expertly crafted designs.

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The new AW14 expedition series takes inspiration from the mountainous Yosemite National Park and the city dwelling’s of the brands hometown in Toronto, Canada. The contrast of city vs. natural is the perfect balance, using simple silhouettes with premium fabrics and construction.

Here are three of OFFSPRING‘s favourites from the collection

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The Alta Mid is a contemporary classic with the comfort of a traditional moccasin but with the performance of a technical runner. The soft, suede upper and featherweight EVA outsole creates a causal and slimline appearance.

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The Field Lite is perfect for all terrain from mountainous trails to metropolitan streets, offered in a feather marled knit and ventilated air mesh upper with a smooth EVA rubber outsole.

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The Path Lite is a technical, lightweight runner constructed with the weather resistant materials. The upper consists of lightweight nylon and 3D no sew panels and sits on an EVA, rubber traction outsole.

SHOP RANSOM 

 

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Onitsuka Tiger x asics x OFFSPRING Launch Party

On Thursday 28th August the Commercial Street store in Shoreditch, London hosted the launch party for one of OFFSPRING‘s most anticipated collaborations.

Inspired by the colours of the desert at dawn and dusk, this Onitsuka Tiger x asics and OFFSPRING pack of two was designed by one of our very own, sports buyer Aman Tak.

The party was full to the brim with artists, bloggers and trainer fanatics, all there to enjoy these exclusive and limited edition designs.

It definitely went off with a bang with great music from DJ Alex Sessions and the endless buzz of sneaker chat.

The Gel Lyte V has now officially sold out but you can still get the limited Shaw Runner here.

The pack was definitely a crowd pleaser and the guys at Dropdate thought so too, check out their review here.

Video footage courtesy of The Dropdate

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Onitsuka Tiger x asics x OFFSPRING

We can now exclusively reveal the exciting limited edition collaboration between Onitsuka Tiger x asics x OFFSPRING.

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To reveal these exclusives trainers, there are a few small steps to take before they will appear in 3D before your eyes.

1. First you will need an iPhone, iPad or iTouch and need to download the Sayduck app for free from the App Store.

2. Click on ‘Tap here to scan a marker page’ and hold your phone up to the screen so it can scan the image above.

3. Once the scan is complete you will see the exclusive reveal of our brand new Onitsuka Tiger x asics x OFFSPRING models.

Inspiration

The colours of the desert at dusk and night are the inspiration behind Desert Pack, a collaboration between Onitsuka Tiger, ASICS and sneaker boutique Offspring.

Two silhouettes bring together the best of sister brands Onitsuka Tiger and ASICS.

Onitsuka Tiger’s SHAW RUNNER is the cold and atmospheric night version of the Desert duo with its navy, white and tropical-green colour combination, and blue speckles on the white sole.

The Desert colourway of the ever-fresh GEL LYTE V tells the story of a sandy wilderness at dusk.  Pink, beige and camel echo a post-sunset sky that reflects dark, mysterious shadows swallowed by the deep blue of twilight.

 

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Limited edition Fred Perry Hopman figurine

To celebrate the 80th anniversary of Fred Perry’s inaugural Wimbledon Men’s Singles victory, Offspring have teamed up with Fred Perry to launch the Hopman 1934 Tennis shoe with a limited edition Offspring toy.

The Hopman shoe is available to buy in Brighton, Camden, Offspring Selfridges London, Birmingham and Trafford stores only, however the toy is available with any Fred Perry purchase online and in-store.

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Fred Perry’s peerless tennis heritage informs the styling of this limited edition model. The lawn green terry towelling cuff and understated tonal laces offset the rich leather upper while gold embellishments make this shoe stand out from the rest.

To commemorate the launch of the Hopman 1934 Tennis Shoe, customers will also receive a 1934 embroidered tote bag and an 80 Year signature heritage booklet.

Shop Fred Perry here

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The Vans Vault x Peanuts collection

The latest collaboration from Vans sees two Classic Original prints brought back from the 80′s, when Vans originally collaborated with the Peanuts crew. The re-released Peanut prints on heavy 8oz canvas, celebrate the kids-only state of mind and are available in Offspring Selfridges only.

Vault by Vans is an eclectic collection of Vans styles inspired by contemporary street fashion, art, music and 40 years of authentic footwear design.

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Adidas Adilette Slider

The Adidas Adilette slider is one of the hottest footbed trends for SS14. First released in 1972, the Adilette has become one of the world’s most popular slides. Perfect for just chilling out or adventuring across environs where only sandals tread, this lightweight sandal features a contoured footbed and a single-bandaged upper for durability and quick drying. Shop the Adilette Slider, available in three different colours here

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COMING SOON: AIR FLIGHT SQUAD QS

Summer 2014 sees the release of a brand new silhouette from Nike, the Air Flight Squad QS trainer. Part of a Quickstrike pack, the first of the two styles to drop is the ‘white safari’ and features a retro look with a mixed colourway of white leather uppers, grey safari printed panels, red accents and a black speckled midsole all sat atop an icy blue outsole.

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The Air Flight Squad is expected to launch in store and online here on Saturday 21st June 2014

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Veja X Sky Rainforest Rescue X Lily Cole

Eco-friendly French label Veja have teamed up with renowned English supermodel and Sky Rainforest Rescue Ambassador Lily Cole to launch a limited-edition sneaker collection to help preserve the rainforest. Known as ‘Taua’ the sneakers are available in three stand-out summer shades with each design featuring a flora and fauna pattern inspired by Lily’s trip to the Amazon in 2012.  Made in Brazil, the sneakers are made from an organic cotton canvas and have a sole made from wild Amazonian rubber.

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When asked in an interview why she chose this project, Cole stated “I love the world and believe we have a moral obligation – for ourselves, for each other, and for generations to come – to seek to protect it. The rainforest provides 20% of the oxygen we breathe, and deforestation contributes 15% of global carbon dioxide emissions… its protection is thus an imperative piece in our fight against global warming.”

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Sky Rainforest Rescue is a partnership between Sky and WWF to help protect one billion trees in Brazil. For every pair of sneakers sold Sky will donate £10 to Sky rainforest Rescue and WWF.

These limited Veja X Sky Rainforest Rescue X Lily Cole are available at Offspring Selfridges London and online here

Quote Sourced:  http://lookbook.veja-store.com/en/285-2/
Video Sourced: SkyRainforestRescue on Youtube

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