Famed Belgian designer Dries Van Noten has released a pair of “Chocolate” Padded Loafers for Fall/Winter 2021, an apt follow up to his recently-released padded nylon mules. The legendary Antwerp Six member, who has become somewhat renowned for his elegant tweaks on lazy day essentials, has made a habit of pairing traditional designs and classic looks, with contemporary or colorful applications.For this latest release, the 63 year old has opted for a 100% soft buttery leather craft, with a matching lining and insole. An elastic back equipped with a leather pull tab makes the loafers easy to slip on and off, while a square toe finish up front makes sure these stand-out from the crowd.Sat atop a sturdy rubber sole, Dries Van Noten’s “Chocolate” Padded Loafers are available to buy now from Voo Store Berlin, retailing at $646 USD. View this post on InstagramA post shared by Voo Store (@voostore)In other footwear news, Our Legacy WORK SHOP has teamed up with ROA for a hiking-inspired boot collaboration.
Swiss running brand, On has unveiled the third iteration of its performance-focused Cloud Hi Edge sneaker range.Merging functionality and lifestyle, the brand has updated its signature CloudTec outsole for a better and more responsive hold and possesses the same geometry, rubber grip and enhanced traction pattern as its best-selling marathon sneaker, the Cloudboom. To provide added cushioning, the fast-acting Speedboard and ultralight Helion super foam midsole technologies are tailored to work in unison. The latter acts as a coiled spring whilst the Cloud elements are built to compress to reduce the impact on every stride.With 70% crafted from recycled polyester, the re-engineered mesh upper not only gives an aesthetically streamlined look but also offers breathable comfort. The revamped heel cap has evolved for a precise fit, providing protection around tight corners as well as its new elasticated LoopLock lace system on the tongue which helps keep laces out of the way whilst running.The latest iteration arrives in a versatile “Jungle Forest” colorway and sees splashes of pastel pink on its accents for added unique character.For more information and to shop the new On Cloud Hi Edge sneaker be sure to visit the brand’s website.
The Air Jordan 1 High Zoom CMFT receives a heavenly treatment featuring shades of sky blue and pale gold. Following the unveiling of the heritage-inspired color-blocking edition, the Air Jordan 1-inspired silhouette returns in “Celestine Blue.”The silhouette features a multicolored mixed-media upper composed of suede, leather and knit fabrics. Faded sky blue suede appears around the toe, along the tongue, on the ankle flap and heel, while toe boxes and quarter panels feature light blue and pale gold leather. The ankle detailing appears in a beige-colored knit fabric with soft matching laces and a matching tongue. Rounding out the silhouette is an off-white midsole, a light cerulean blue and lavender-pink sole, a sky blue and gold “Wings” logo and a deep blue Nike Swoosh.Nike has yet to confirm an official release date, but you can expect the silhouette in the coming weeks for $140 USD.In related news, take a first look at the adidas YEEZY SLIDE “Black”/”MX Cream.”