We love: Northern Cobbler

We first came across Northern Cobbler last year at Micam, and once again they have delivered an expertly crafted collection with that bit of wit that made us fall in love with the line. The London-based label works with shoemakers in Portugal and England for all of their handmade footwear using highest grade leathers and suede.  The final product results in ...
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Isa Tapia – Fall Preview -

When you first meet Isa you see the her eager youth and passion for her craft.  Though young, her experience and know-how spans from years of industry experience, and most recently as Accessories Director at Ann Taylor. Her F/W 12 collection, only her second, shows a clear point of view with a refined aesthetic.  "I design shoes for all the women ...
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“God Save My Shoes” Premieres in NYC

"Hi, my name is Jenn Tello, and I'm a shoeholic." The new documentary from filmmaker Julie Benasra has finally arrived stateside.  Tonight is the theatrical premiere for "God Save My Shoes," a film about the passion and, sometimes obsession, women have with their shoes.  The film, which was produced by Thierry Daher, premiered in Paris during S/S 12 Fashion Week last ...
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Brand Watch – Armistice

Self-proclaimed "casual cool hispter" brand - Armistice - presented their S/S 12 and F/W 12 collections at the last edition of Micam.  The Paris-based label offers simple and casual styles with an urban twist.  Below is a selection from their Spring and Fall collections. All styles are unisex, with clean silhouettes that play with textiles and details.  The Summer chukkas feature ...
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Fall 2012 Collection Previews

As our favorite lifestyle kicks are gearing up to drop their fall collections, Stylesight made sure to get a sneak peek of what to expect on shelves this August. We were pleased to see a fresh offering to the usual autumn-inspired transitional kicks. 1. Dr. Martens Pierce  2. Sperry Top Sider 3. Stussy for Converse Sea Star 4. Keds Champion Floral One ...
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adidas Running Introduces ClimaCool Seduction

http://youtu.be/RzKXoZbghEg Along with today's launch of the new ClimaCool Seduction running shoe, adidas is debuting a campaign with some of our favorite athletes and entertainers. Katy Perry, David Beckham, and Derrick Rose make up the important team that is the adidas brand identity, along with a quick hello to designer and collaborator Jeremy Scott. It's great to see such a diverse team ...
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Trade Show Wrap: Best of GDS

23,150 visitors were in attendance during GDS Shoe Fair in Dussedörf, Germany from March 14-16.  With buyers from over 80 countries, the fair showed an exponential increase in volume placed for fall compared to the previous S/S 12 season. With focus in the Junior's and Comfort markets, top trends for the show were Chelsea boots and Cognac-hued items - always strong ...
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Palladium Introduces Lite Technology for Spring

When Stylesight heard the announcement that Palladium has unveiled a minimal technology for their upcoming spring and fall collections, we had to get the inside scoop. As active footwear trends have segued from performance models to lifestyle brands, we love following each brand's approach in adapting the new technology options. As longtime fans of the Palladium brand, it's surprising - at ...
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Converse x UNDFTD Team Up For Foot Locker Collection

Converse has teamed up again with respected streetwear brand, Undefeated for the Born Not Made collection of footwear, apparel, and accessories to be sold exclusively at select Foot Locker locations on March 29th. The Active Team was more than happy to swing by the launch featuring a gallery exhibit by New York City street photographer Shaniqwa Jarvis, along with  a panel discusson ...
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Fiorentini+Baker Preview -

Yesterday the ladies of Fiorentini + Baker gave us a sneak peek of their F/W 12 collection at their Soho Flagship store.  Established in 2002, the brand has seen progressive growth (they just celebrated their 10 year anniversary) and has developed a loyal following.  Despite the expansion they plan to keep a sense of exclusivity with small runs to ensure ...
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Best of Paris -

F/W 12 runway season is over, and it concluded on a high note with exquisite collections from Paris Fashion Week.  Below are our picks of the best footwear collections for next season. Chloé Simple and feminine, Chloé footwear selections featured this year's single sole constructions with soft round toe lasts.  The slightly higher vamp evokes a ballerina influence, and is balanced with ...
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St. Patrick’s Sneakers

  Sneaker brands rarely fail to use the latest holiday, pop culture phenomenon, or celebrity buzz as fuel for inspiration for new kicks. Stylesight wants to wish you a happy and safe St. Patrick's Day weekend with these festive collection of lucky picks. Nike Free Run iD will be released exclusively at SXSW this weekend at the VEVO / NikeFuel Station. The adidas ...
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PF Flyers Celebrates 75th Anniversary with Capsule Collection -

PF Flyers celebrated their 75th year of authentic American style last night, letting Stylesight sneak a peek at their Limited Edition Capsule Collection for the event. We loved the offering, including the Center Hi, Grounder II, and Windjammer in unbleached canvas and natural veg-tanned leather.  Hosted by the Bowery Diner in the Lower East Side of New York, the event stuck to ...
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Nicholas Kirkwood -

Wunderkind Nicholas Kirkwood has a lot on his plate, between collaborations for the runway (Erdem, Peter Pilotto, Prabal Gurung and Manish Arora to name a few), being creative director of Pollini and heading his eponimous line. That doesn't mean he shall cease to deliver his spectacular design aesthetic for the shoe lovers of the world.  Below is a glimpse of his ...
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We Love – Caminando -

We first discovered Caminando at least season's trade show and were very impressed by their silhouettes, material choices and overall aesthetic.  This season was no different, and once again the reps from 12lbs. Showroom were kind enough to show us their best items for the F/W 12 season. Chelsea boots have been a hot item for Men's market for some time, ...
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