Founded in 2005, FDMTL — known well for their bespoke denim — collaborated with vans sko herre slip on quite a bit ago. The Japanese label, experts in their craft, brought traditional techniques to the footwear brand’s classics, layering their canvas with patchwork of many an indigo-dyed kind. And though the initial capsule and its sequel largely flew under the radar, the two are finally about to round out a trilogy many years in the making.
Dover Street Market and Converse have collaborated once again to release two colorways of the One Star.Looking closer at both of DSM’s converse sko one star collaboration, each has replaced suede for canvas across the upper. In addition we have metal eyelets, Converse license plate badge on the heel while Gold ‘DSM’ text lands on the lateral side. One pair features a Black takeover while the other comes in White.
Manufactured with grey washed suede, the puma rs x dame beige is given material depth with a foam-trimmed pink Formstrip, and blue and yellow suede overlays. A cheeky stash pocket is loaded on the tongue, while a pencil holder is fixed to the sneaker’s midfoot, a creative addition intended to ‘inspire people to write down their ideas’.Meanwhile, the RS-Sandal is a brand new silhouette for PUMA. An aesthetic combination of beachwear and streetwear, the on-vogue RS-Sandal is emblazoned with KidSuper Studios branding, while a brown cord adds an idiosyncratic cohesiveness to the collaboration.
Bodega’s goal here was to create something unique that is still informed by the model’s rich heritage and tradition. What this means — at least in the reebok club c 85 herres case — is something quite subdued, clad near all-over with the tennis shoe’s usual white finish. But elsewhere, accents of a deep brown complement a roughly yellowed sole, hitting both the terry clothing lining, suede tongue, and the collar’s smooth leather overlays.