habitus loves hightops

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! 

 

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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