Nice Kicks on 2008-09-05

These caught my eye ear­lier in the week, and fig­ured I should post them just in case any­one else is look­ing for some­thing like ‘em.1


Vans Leather Slip On
Vans are so amaz­ingly ver­sa­tile. Sure, they’ve been the stan­dard skate shoes for eons now, but they can also dress up with­out break­ing a sweat. The per­fect exam­ple of that is this model, in soft leather with tonal gor­ing on the sides, con­trast stitch­ing and logo tag, with a hearty neu­tral sole that exudes not only easy com­fort but casual style that can hit the opera and skate on home with­out los­ing fash­ion points or street cred. Imported. Spot clean.
* Runs nar­row, con­sider siz­ing up by a 1/2 size
* Leather, rub­ber, EVA


Puma El Rey Pearl — Black
Named after the famed art deco the­ater in Los Ange­les, the El Ray from Puma is sleek and slick, a slip-on with style to spare. Pearl­ized leather uppers with per­fo­rated toe-box; wide leather strap with elas­tic gor­ing; con­trast lin­ing; striped mid­sole; gum rub­ber sole. Imported. Spot clean.
* Fits true to size
* Leather, rubber


Puma El Rey Tex­tured — Olive
Named after the famed art deco the­ater in Los Ange­les, the El Ray from Puma is sleek and slick, a slip-on with style to spare. Tex­tured can­vas uppers; wide coated strap with elas­tic gor­ing; con­trast lin­ing; striped mid­sole; gum rub­ber sole. Imported. Spot clean.
* Fits true to size
* Can­vas, nylon, rubber


Pen­guin Brown Perf Slip On — Brown
Clean slip-on sneak­ers from Pen­guin, with brown can­vas and per­fo­rated leather uppers. Elas­tic gor­ing at the sides, with leather sta­bil­ity strap; striped mid­sole with logo detail­ing; tex­tured rub­ber sole; logo patch at the heel. Imported. Spot clean.
* Fits true to size
* Leather, can­vas, rubber


Pen­guin Ernie Chukka — Tan
Pre­mium Chukka boot from Pen­guin, with rich pieced suede uppers and stitched moc-toe detail­ing. Striped mid­sole with logo detail­ing; tonal laces; tex­tured rub­ber sole; embossed logos at the tongue and side. Imported. Spot clean.
* Fits true to size
* Suede, rubber


Nike Court Force High AM95 — Grey
Hot Court Force high top from Nike, inspired by the clas­sic Air Max 95. Nylon and leather uppers with grey fade; con­trast neon laces and swoosh; black mid­sole; tex­tured rub­ber sole. Imported. Spot clean.
* Fits true to size
* Leather, nylon, rub­ber, EVA 
  1. This set is from Urban Out­fit­ters. Descrip­tion per shoe are pretty much from them. I got tired as it was hot today in the City. []

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