Posted on CategoriesProduct story

Converse and their first gender-free collection Shapes

Free yourself for a moment from Instagram and the photos you see there. Retouched stretch marks, wasp waists, abdominal muscles that resemble freshly baked buns, or behinds, earned with thousands of squats. These are the ideals of beauty that are served to us in pixel form every day. But the reality is in the people you see on the street everyday. The Converse Shapes collection is here for them. For pears, for apples, for all shapes. Converse launched their new product line Shapes this year, which follo

Read more

Posted on CategoriesInterviews, Product story

Jan Černý: With KARA I want to explore and discover nature

In March this year the KARA brand introduced their new creative director - designer Jan Černý, one of the greatest talents on the Czech scene. In this short interview, you will find out what he is planning as creative director, or where, according to him, fashion is currently going. What does fashion mean to you? The liveliest part of our culture. The fastest way to express your opinions. Before you speak, what you’re wearing has already spoken for you. How do you remember your internship with Vir

Read more

Posted on CategoriesProduct story

Asics Novablast x Slam Jam and the reign of the sports aesthetic

This year, the Japanese brand Asics is experiencing great popularity with their sports silhouettes. This has already been the case in recent years, but the celebration of 30 years of the Gel-Lyte III has rocketed the brand into the awareness of a wider group of people around sneakers, as confirmed by the hype of the recently released collaboration with Sean Wotherspoon. Now Asics has teamed up with the Italian store Slam Jam and brings another great sports collaboration on the Novablast model. The Asics

Read more

Posted on CategoriesProduct story

The evolution of Bugs Bunny – and his 80th birthday

One of the most famous animated characters is celebrating his 80th birthday - the ageless Bugs Bunny from Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies is a part of basically everyone’s childhood. Most bunnies definitely can’t brag about having a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Let’s take a brief look at the history of the animated legend. 1940 The character’s development started prior to 1940, but this is Bugs Bunny’s debut year. His first role was in the short film, A Wild Hare, where he met his rival, the

Read more

Posted on CategoriesProduct story

Who was the legendary Kenzo Takada?

Kenzo Takada, who passed away last month at the age of 81 from complications linked to Covid-19 was a Japanese designer, founder of the brand Kenzo and a Knight of the Legion of Honor. He was the first Japanese designer to settle down in Paris and become one of the biggest fashion icons of the 20th century. Today, let’s remember the biggest milestones of his long, enriching and successful career. Kenzo Takada was born in 1939 in the city of Himeji. Since a child, he was interested in fashion, so it come

Read more

Posted on CategoriesProduct story

Space Hippie and Nike’s road to #sustainability

Previously, we've talked about how adidas is proactively challenging the climate crisis situation and trying to lower their own ecological footprint. This time, we'll take a look at what Nike is doing to support the idea of sustainability and responsibility towards Mother Earth. We'll talk about the freshly released Nike Space Hippie and about the Move to Zero project, which is supposed to lead Nike to produce sneakers without an ecological footprint. You'll also find out how you relate to Nike's sustainab

Read more

Posted on CategoriesProduct story

The legendary Nike Air Max 90

In order for a pair of shoes to become a cultural symbol worn by all kinds of people, and also set the pace for the development of sneaker technology in the following decades, they have to be really good sneakers. The Nike Air Max 90 is globally recognized, even by people that aren’t complete sneakerheads. This year, the Air Max 90’s are celebrating their 30th birthday, so here’s a short recap of the silhouette’s journey to the top. The story of Nike’s Air Max sneakers begins in 1987, when the transpare

Read more

Posted on CategoriesProduct story

5 best halloween sneakers

In the current situation, celebrating Halloween isn’t such a good idea. Given the preventive measures that are active right now, instead of partying in costumes, you should stick to carving out pumpkins and watching scary movies at home. Nevertheless, this popular Anglo-Saxon folk holiday is a great source of  inspiration for sneaker designs. Check out the following five sneakers that are a perfect fit for Halloween. #5 Maison Margiela Fusion sneakers The Frankenstien’s-monster-looking Fusion sneaker

Read more

Posted on CategoriesProduct story

Veja – from zero cost marketing to sustainability and popularity

You won’t find out about Veja’s quality and sustainability from an advertisement - the French brand relies on zero cost marketing, focusing on investing into reality instead. What does zero cost marketing mean, and how did the brand become an ecological inspiration for their competition? We welcome Veja, a new arrival at Footshop. Terms like sustainability and ecology are an integral part of Veja’s identity, as showcased by several innovative ideas the company is based on. The fact that this might be th

Read more

Posted on CategoriesProduct story

Vans a MoMA collaborative celebration of art

Although the current situation all but separated us from culture, it doesn’t mean anything final. You can experience it with every step, thanks to the new collaboration between California brand Vans and New York’s Museum of Modern Art, aka MoMA. Every day, you can retrace the steps of Salvador Dalí, Claude Monet or Jackson Pollock. Vans and The Museum of Modern Art may be on the opposite sides of the US, but they have one thing in common - a passion for culture, creativity and individuality. For this re

Read more

Posted on CategoriesProduct story

Get on the ice rink with the Karhu Ice Hockey Pack

The words ‘hockey’ and ‘Finland’ go hand in hand. The same goes for Finnish brand Karhu, which, before fully focusing on sneakers, was known as a manufacturer of hockey accessories. Now, they’re paying homage to the traditional sport with the Karhu Ice Hockey Pack collection. For the occasion, Karhu prepared five redesigned archive models. Two of them are based on the Aria 95 silhouette, followed by the Fusion 2.0, Legacy 96 and the Synchron Classic. It’s worth mentioning that the Ice Hockey Pack will b

Read more

Posted on CategoriesProduct story

The immortal Dr. Martens 1460

Dr. Martens is a brand tailored for anyone with their own unique style, but with a unanimous spirit. Thanks to the simple silhouettes, the owners of Dr. Martens shoes can make them a part of their own individual and distinct style. On the practical side, the shoes are ideal for the ruthless world of concerts, festivals and street fashion, thanks to their famous durability and comfort. Those are the Dr. Martens shoes we know now, but it wasn’t always like that. Originally, they were modest work shoes tha

Read more