In a convergence of favorites, one of our favorite style writers, Jian De Leon, wrote about one of our favorite trends, the rise of fashion sneakers, for one of our favorite publications, Business of Fashion. We suggest you read the piece.
In it, De Leon asserts that the Platonic ideal of the fashion sneaker is Common Projects (which we sell in-store only) and goes into detail about Amsterdam-based brand Filling Pieces.
More broadly, De Leon makes the case (correctly and astutely, we think) that fashion sneaker customers are not necessarily status seekers, but intelligent people who care about quality and design.
Read: Jian De Leon on Filling Pieces for Business of Fashion
Shop: Filling Pieces
On the heels of last season’s curated selection of American-made boots, our men’s shoe team has decided to one-up themselves with a tightly edited showcase of rare sneakers from legendary as well as up-and-coming brands. We’re calling it The Sneaker Project—and from retro runners to luxe leather trainers, we’re confident it offers shoes to knock the socks off even the most discriminating fan of the game.
Keep reading for a closer look at six of our favorite brands—plus a chance to see them in action.
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