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GUCCI Pre-Fall 2016 Athleisure ACE Sneakers In Variety Of Colorways For Any Day Of The Week

The classic white-sneakers may still be a trend…. in Nova Scotia, but that is not stopping Gucci’s creative director Alessandro Michele from going ham with the color and design options for the lowtop athleisure Ace sneakers.

Part of the Gucci Pre-Fall 2016 Collection, the Italian made shoes have leather uppers and rubber soles. And, will be available with the rest of the collection in May.

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The many color and graphic variations for the shoe’s colorways feature the new Gucci-bee, expertly utilized in different motifs. The buzzing Gucci bee was introduced in the fall of 2015 by the creative director who says the bee for him is “charming yet potent.”

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NIKE TAKES A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE IN FUTURISTIC SNEAKER DESIGN

Nike designers must be pretty bored these days. The shoe manufacturer has put on display in an exhibit their idea of what the future holds for sneakers. Some of these may seem pretty outrageous, but it seems Nike designers actually attempted to rationalize their design decisions. The upper part of all these designs is made using Nike’s new “Flyknit” fabric, which stretches and flexes around the foot, allowing for expanded movement.

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For the sneaker above, the reasoning behind it according to Nike is, “Taking inspiration from voluminous ’80s hair, this vibrant experiment in sectional cushioning turns a variety of Velcro hair rollers into a modular and, therefore, fully customizable tooling system that can be adjusted to the wearer’s preferred shoe density, height and weight.

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The designs are for The Nature of Motion, a Nike exhibition at Milano Design Week 2016

‘Public School’ And ‘Jordan’ Brand Launch “PSNYxJordan”

Public School, the uber-chic street wear designers founded by the Vogue/CDFA Award 2013 winners, is collaborating with Michael Jordan’s sneaker brand to create the PSNY x Jordan collection. The collaboration went live on December 12. The collaboration takes two models of the iconic brand, the Air Jordan XII Retro and the Jordan Horizon and “captures the energy of the city.” Especially, appealing is the sneaker with the knitted textured design with geometric patterns.

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The New York City based designers debuted their womenswear during their fall 2014 runway show. For more, check out PublicSchoolNYC.com.

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Street Qt: Happy Feet on Award Night

The quickest way to glam up any outfit, lays at a woman’s feet – her shoes.

It was award night in New york City for the Dramafever 2013 Awards. In the spring evening, happy feet came out of winter hibernation in peep-toe heels and platforms of all heights.

These blinged-out ankle-strap heels belonged to the host of the evening, the lovely actress Arden Cho.
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These exquisitely printed peep-toe platforms are hand-made from Thailand.
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Korean Preview: Red Pumps Anyone?!

The 2012 Korean Textile and Fashion Trade Show, known as the Korean Preview was held at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City on Nov. 28 and 29.

These keyhole pumps have a suede exterior, and are very light. The designer highlighted that they are non-slip.

QtQt Consignment is in the process of making these available for purchase in the U.S. Go to the About QtQt page and send us a quick email expressing interest along with size and preferred color.

The “Qt” red pumps would be remarkable with this woolen “Qt” dress from Jaeyoon Jeong Collection.

Jaeyoon Jeong has a store right here in Manhattan at 29 Spring St., New York, NY