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High-tops have reached their zenith in 2011. These sleek unisex styles combine nature, technology and fashion to bring high art and low art into one product! 

18 Oct 2011

 

TAILLEUR

  Designed by:Dior HommeWhy we love it: Made from beige linen, horse-hair toile and white calf skin the tone on tone elegance of these high-tops gives them a refined elegance.

Where you can get it:

Dior

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UNO C


Designed by: Gourmet ShoeWhy we love it: These forest green high-tops embody a classic american style.  Pull on sides in high-quality canvas enhance the design, while brushed nickel hardware and nylon laces complete the story.

Where you can get it:

Gourmet Shoe Store

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MARANT

Designed by: Isabel MarantWhy we love it: Queen of French street-cool Isabel Marant breathes life into the high-top this season by giving them a distinctly disco-come-Apache Indian feel. These black on black suede and leather booties have recently give street cred to screen siren Anne Hathaway.

Where you can get it:

Isabel Marant

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ROO TOAD HT

Designed by: GideonWhy we love it: Hand-made in Australia these Gideon high-tops are structurally stitched for strength. This style represents a top shelf Gideon sneaker; sporting a cane toad collar and leather body.

Where you can get it:

Gideon

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PNTHA HIGH CARAMEL

 

Designed by: FEIT and VibramWhy we love it: Hand-made in Kudu skin (a large South American antelope) this high-top is lined using French calf skin in and is hand-sewn to an all-read rubber sole.

Where you can get it:

Feit Direct

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ICE COOL

Designed by: Pierre HardyWhy we love it: An off-white vision of the 80′s, these high-tops feature white laces, a side zip and a Velcro-fastened tab. Team with denim for a smarter take  on sportswear.

Where you can get it:

www.pierrehardy.com

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GRAM STORE


Designed by: Gram StoreWhy we love it: Made from black oil-skin, cow nubuck, buffalo leather and rubber these are sleekest hi- top in the Gram Store’s classic collection (where they have chosen to name shoes by their weight).

Where you can get it:

Gram Store

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DIOR HOMME

 

Designed by: Dior HommeWhy we love it: These ultra-luxe sneakers prove that high-tops are now a contemporary classic. Converse has done a lot to place sneakers in the centre of our fashion consciousness as brands like Dior come on board with collections for 2011/2012 summer and autumn.

Where you can get it:

Dior 

 

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