Somewhere between a sneaker and pair of classic leather boots comes this hybrid from designer label Raf Simons. Fall/Winter 2010 adds yet another interesting release to the brand’s footwear lineup, with this design showcasing its versatility, blending sneaker outsoles to an upper of rich premium leather. Raf Simons embossing caps off minimal branding on the velcro strap. Retailing for approximately $792 USD, they are now available via colette.
Kanye West was spotted in Manhattan dressed casual for the summer in a pair of Mosley Tribes Free City 2 sunglasses ($180) and a white Maison Martin Margiela t-shirt from the 2010/11 Pre-Fall/Winter collection. He was also wearing S/S 2010 Dolce & Gabanna Super Destroyed jeans (seen below in a medium blue wash, $507) and a pair of Fall/Winter 2010 collection Raf Simons sneakers.
Usher was spotted with his young teen superstar, Justin Beiber, wearing Marc Jacobs 306 sunglasses ($325), Ralph Lauren RRL jeans ($420) and a pair of green Raf Simons multi-buckle sneakers ($1,031) from the Spring/Summer 2010 collection. Justin, on the other hand, wore a black & white outfit with a pair of all white Spring 2010 collection Supra TK Society sneakers ($140) on his feet.
The February 2010 issue of Japanese publication SOTOKOTO highlights the collaborative work of Jil Sander and Raf Simons who have produced a special capsule paying homage to famed Japanese painter/printmaker Leonard Tsuguoharu Foujita.
Raf Simons kick starts the new year with some new high-top sneakers from their Spring/Summer 2010 Collection. While adding new colorways of their memorable Velcro 3 strap ($747) and back pocket ankle ($860) sneaker, the new line-up also includes a unique multi buckle sneaker ($1,148). If you’re interested, these sneakers should be available soon.
It’s getting colder as the holiday season approaches and everyone needs a nice variety of jackets. Check out the Raf by Raf Simons Silver Sleeve Bomber Jacket ($1,197), which features 80% wool and shiny sliver raglan sleeves. The contrasting black wool & sliver sleeve combination really works well together. Besides keeping you warm in the cold, this jacket will definitely grab a lot of attention.
As we get deeper into the fall season the need for a variety of jackets is on the rise. The Raf by Raf Simons Wool Perfecto Jacket ($1,050) is the right choice for those days when you’re in a rebellious state of mind. Based around a motorcycle style leather jacket design, the Raf Wool Perfecto jacket features 80% lana, 20% lambswool, silver zippers & buckles, and a quilted layer.