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A Fresh Start in Mint Green

The start of a new year means fresh spring previews, with Sea Foam and Mint Green leading the color pack for S/S 12.  Nike uses the refreshing shade in their lifestyle and performance models, going monochromatic with the Nike Sportswear Manor in 'Fresh Mint' and pairing with a turquoise strap for the Nike Zoom KD adding 'Mint Candy' to its prolific lineup, ...
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Nike Manor Fresh Mint Spring 2012

A Shoe Lover’s Prayer

Looking back at 2011, we at Stylesight are grateful for the drop-dead gorgeous selection of footwear throughout the year.  Below we look at a small selection of the top items of season past, that have impacted our industry by making numerous red carpet appearances, being featured in infinite campaigns, and being just plain awesome.  Join us in thanking the shoe ...
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Reebok Ventilator HLS

The shortest day of the year is here, so Stylesight's New York team is taking a moment to long for warmer weather and the spring collections to come. The season that will bring us breathable uppers, freshly speckled midsoles, and brighter colorways gives us a preview of springtime kicks with the Reebok Ventilator HLS. The updated Ventilator features technical upgrades as well as aesthetic, reducing ...
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Reebok Ventilator HLS

Opening Ceremony -

Opening Ceremony's first Resort collection is everything that you'd expect: funky classics and updated hybrids. Their offerings were inspired by the music festival circuits throughout the year, and with that inspiration they've delivered street-ready styles that can also take on the mud at Glastonbury. Lace-up canvas sneakers sit atop a rubber tread mid-heel unit with contrast patent details.  A strappy leather sandal ...
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White Mountaineering – Spring 2012

S/S 2012 season has promised incredible footwear for both men and women, and this collection from White Mountaineering is no exception.  Launched in 2006 by Japanese designer Yosuke Aizawa, White Mountaineering's mission statement is to have the "imagination to fuse design, utility and technology and in the process not submit to marketing or sales needs." While silhouettes are simple, upper patterns ...
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New Balance Global 581 Collaboration

The New Balance Lifestyle Collection, including the iconic 574s and 580s, are known for their classic look, bevy of colorways, and that signature grey, providing a understated staple year-round.  This winter, New Balance addressed the need for more utilitarian footwear in the marketplace by developing the ML581s. Available for spring release, the new silhouette features weatherproof materials that will benefit the ...
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Candice Cooper – S/S 12

German-based label Candice Cooper is expanding their distribution starting in S/S 12.  Launched in 2006, the lifestyle fashion footwear brand is lead by German designer Christopher Siegel, formerly of Hugo Boss, and perpetuates the fusion of trend, quality and comfort providing "casual luxury for individualists." Although not yet available in the US, the brand had a stint in the French market ...
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Growing Up Gucci

Designed by Creative Director Frida Giannini comes Gucci's first American store dedicated to trendy tots.
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Nike Air+ 2012

Get webby for 2012! Tech trends push trainers to easily adapt to the "addition by subtraction" theory, using webbed systems to supply lightweight, breathable uppers for a snug fit. Nike starts the new year with Air Max+  2012, featuring an ultra-light Hyperfuse upper, Cushlon midesole, and a 360 Max Air unit. A great visual update from the +2011, the multi-colored web ...
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Pringle of Scotland -

After Spring's beautifully crafted pointed toe pumps, Pringle's Pre-Fall selection shows a much edgier direction for next season. Almond toe lasts marry beautifully with thick rectangular heels.  A slight hidden platform adds height, balancing out proportions of the sleek seamless vamps.  The idea of changing the classic ankle boot silhouette comes across very clearly with overlay panels that wrap the counter ...
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Costume National – Resort 2012

You can always count on Mr. Ennio Capasa for contemporary design with an edge, and the Resort 2012 shoes are no different.  The main focus was the use of vegetable leathers in natural tones and stained wood.  The styles evoke a mood of sustainability, utilizing every aspect of raw materials while maintaining a sleek and slightly minimal look.  A slingback ...
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Bed Stü Men’s – Fall 2012 Preview

Bed Stü gave a very early preview of their Fall Boot Selection for the 2012 season.  Known for their "off the beaten path" look, the Bed Stü 2012 offerings stay on tradition with their signature look: distressed and burnished leathers in cognac, black and olive with antique brass and gunmetal trims.  Classic patterns are updated with decorative stitching, and new ...
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Trend Alert – Painter’s Boots

"Don't be an art critic. Paint. There lies salvation." - Paul Cezanne The designers listened.  A plethora of "on-duty" painter's boots have been spotted in recent weeks.  The DIY trend has stricken once again and luxury retailers are offering worn and distressed footwear at high end level. Modern laceless sneakers in bright orange are presented for younger markets; steel toe work ...
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Dior Makes Its Mark In Miami

In Miami's Design District Christian Dior unveiled it's first artist collaboration collection and pop-up shop ever marking a milestone for the French fashion house.
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Kurt Geiger – S/S 12 Preview

The London-based retailer presents their selection for the upcoming season.  S/S 12 brings pastel patents, snake-printed brights, neon hues and basic black and whites.  The collection puts in evidence a beautiful balance of materials and silhouettes, highlighting texture and color on simple uppers.  Well, simple the "Kurt Geiger" way.  Wooden units and thick heels remain strong with perforated uppers and ...
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