Even icons need a modern update every once in a while, and that's exactly what the PUMA Suede, the late '60s iconic sneaker got, just in time for the fall and winter seasons. PUMA has transformed its classic Suede Platform with some next level sparkle and swag, by adding allover suede and a jewel detailed toe box. The sneaker pack, available in Black and Marshmallow, also feature metallic foil logos that highlight the shoe's vibrant gems.

The blingy pairs take inspiration from PUMA's recent gold toe pack, which boasted complimentary suede uppers and an updated high-end gem material on the toe. Whether you choice light or dark, either color would be a seamless addition to your fall and winter wardrobe. The PUMA New Crushed Jewel Pack launched at the beginning of this month, get your favorite for $100.00 each on www.puma.com.


Alexander McQueen Biker Brogue Shoe

Your brogue needn't be mundane.  The team at McQueen always seems to offer up a handsome and exciting brogue to liven up your Harris tweeds and gloomy Glenplaids.  The Biker Brogue Shoe gives you the edge of the label paired perfectly with the classic reinterpretations the label is known for as well.  The upper features cool biker silver buckle detailing, long-wing brogue tooling, serrated edging on textural leathers and a beveled heel detail.  What can't you pair these handsome gems with?  Rock them out the a great overiszed pea coat, an inky sweet biker jacket or with a cozy sweater and square cut jean jacket and stomp into Fall with confidence.  Available now at EndClothing.com.


Alyx Black Croc Hiking Boots

It may seem to early but the end of this week marks the beginning of Fall and that brings boots to the brain.  Jumpstart early with this Black Croc Hiking Boot from Alyx.  With a great hiking silhouette, this boot boasts a shiny croc-embossed upper with durable silver-toned hardware and a tonal treaded Vibram™sole.  the effect is sleek yet rugged and that makes it a plausible boot to pair with your denim, joggers & puffer coats to your nubbly sweaters, cropped trousers and pea coats alike.  Available now at Ssense.com.

Since Hurricane Jose is set to make landfall on the East Coast soon, there's no better time than now to make sure you're set with adequate footwear for the potential rains that are certainly coming. As the scouts always say, "Be Prepared!" You can't be more prepared when wearing the rubber Novesta Footwear Chelsea Boots, whether it's for the rains next week or the entire fall season. Handcrafted to the highest Eco-standards, each Novesta Chelsea boot boasts a natural rubber upper, 100% cotton lining, and is unisex.

The pull-on boot also features a rounded toe, dual goring panels and back pull-tab accented with a D-ring for easy wear, and a rubber outsole. Available in available Euro sizing (35-46), these boots come in seven colors: bordo, azure blue, green (olive), yellow, black/gold ring, dark green, and dark blue, and retails for $120.00 each. Get to know this Slovakian footwear brand on www.gonovesta.com.
SWIMS Motion Mid Cut Pack

I don't know about you but a sneaker-head like me hates the rain.  The rain oftentimes means that I shift to boots on rainy days to protect the delicate nature of my kicks.  Well Swims has a great alternative solution for me.  The company that brought waterproof and water resistant footwear into a modern mans closet now offers up the season's hottest trend of tech trainers with their cool practical aesthetic.  The Motion Mid Cut Pack is a streamlined and handsome slip-on sneaker that gives protection from the elements while still offering up breathability and lightweight knit textile comfortability.  All three color ways are available now at Swims.com.





Clarks Originals Kudu Pack

In the land of sheep sometimes its refreshing when a walk pops up.  Such is the case with this Clarks Originals Kudu Pack in the land of many dressing the same and copying originals.  The originators of the famed Desert Boot and the Wallabee offer up those two styles along with the Weaver and the Desert Trek in a uniquely tanned pack that features the expert skills of C.F. Stead, leather tanning specialists based in England.  The result is a handsome pack that is tanned, oiled and waxed to bring out the natural beauty of the characteristic antelope leather.  This ensures that each foot is unique and will distress with distinctness making the pack a great one that sets itself apart with expert craftsmanship and platform material.  The Clarks Originals Kudu Pack is available now at ClarksUSA.com.

Calling all New York sneakerheads and running aficionados, have we got a cool art installation for you to check out.....and it's FREE!!! ASICS and Complex presents a must-see immersive art installation by Hfourstudio in Soho, that celebrates the new ASICS GEL-KENUN.


Taking inspiration from the cirrus cloud, 'kenun' in Japanese, the GEL-KENUN model is designed to make you look and feel as though you are running on clouds. With a flexible mesh upper, lightweight design and rear foot GEL® technology, the GEL-KENUN model is fit to energize every step with a street-worthy look.


The Kenun Cloud art installation made it's debut on September, runs until September 30th, open Wednesday-Saturday from 12-8pm, and Sunday from 12-6pm at 63 Greene Street, New York. Stop by anytime between to try on one of the eight available color combinations (four for women, and four for men), take an otherworldly photo in front of the "cloud" wall and experience the feeling of running on clouds.




Photo Credit: Melchizedek Gayle | @meltheking




Adidas Originals X Raf Simons Stan Smith Badge Sneakers

A winning on-going collaboration gets a rejuvenation for Fall.  Adidas Originals and Raf Simons' partnership is still going strong as is evident with this Stan Smith Badge Sneaker.  The silhouette is the classic Stan Smith with velcro straps but now this pack features a tonal S detail in chenille on the side making this a texturally fun and clean sneaker to pair with your Fall/Winter wardrobe.  Available now in both color ways at KithNYC.com.




Dolce & Gabbana Buckled Ankle Boot

This boot looks pristine and it is, but it's high-low appeal is always very apparent.  Dolce & Gabbana's Buckled Ankle Boot is a versatile boot that can be paired nicely with crunchy denim and an oversized sweater or with cropped trousers and a menswear greatcoat.  The upper is a crisp and relatively neutral grey suede with handsome brogue tooling, monk strap seaming and mixed metal hardware on the buckles.  Set onto the black contrasting sole and this boot becomes a dress up dress down dream of the season.  Available now at BrownsFashion.com.

Gucci Major Snake-Print High-Top Leather Trainers

Gucci aims to take your away from dad's standard Chuck T's.  These Major Snake-Print High-Top Leather Trainers are a cool walk into the fun by way of the familiar.  The upper is a smooth cream leather than has a classic American vintage b-ball sneaker silhouette only now its tricked out with a new Gucci staple of the could red and black snake and familiar Gucci details like the red and green twill tape heel pull running up the shaft on the heel.  What makes this a cool sneakers is that it is both interesting yet simple and clean with the snake detail running from the upper onto the sole seamlessly and the tongue brandishing a metal Gucci cat detail.  Pair this with denim, fun track pants and joggers as well as trim cropped menswear inspired trousers.  Available now at MatchesFashion.com.

Vince Lucio Slip-On Sneaker

Fall beckons the textural menswear fabrics to come.  Vince has a great option here with the Lucio Slip-On Sneaker.  The upper is a Heather Steel grey wool flannel with tonal grey elasticized panel for easy on and off.  The sole is a thick white rubber anchoring this handsome sneaker for a great dress up or down effect.  Down the heel lies a wide panel detail of slick black leather that becomes a heel pull for a nice neutral tone balancing act to this cool shoe.  Pair this with denim, cropped trousers, joggers or gussied up track pants alike.  Available now at Vince.com.
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