December 18, 2011 BY Aaron Hope / 1
We don’t see new kicks from Lacoste every day on Sneaker News, but their influence can be felt quite a bit more frequently. The Crocodile brand has a sailing heritage as deeply ingrained in the company’s DNA as popped polo collars, and the Lacoste Barbuda isn’t a skate or casual sneaker imitating a deck shoe; it is a traditional vulc-soled docksider. French power trio Cool Cats applied their nation’s colors to this new denim-uppered release that features dual-branded embroidery on the tongue, while each one gets a medial heel for its leather logo tag. Click through to see more angles and let us know if you think the Lacoste L!VE collection is off to a good start, then look for yours at Extra Butter.