November 19th, 2013 by Brendan Dunne
The Reebok Classic Leather is back again during this busy year of collaborations for that model. Although for what it’s worth this upcoming Foot Patrol pair is actually of the Mid persuasion. The FootPatrol x Reebok Classic Leather Mid “On the Rocks” is a sneaker inspired by 90s footwear and hiking boots of old. Continue reading to get the full set of images on this brand new Reebok collab and then head to Foot Patrol for a more detailed telling of the backstory. Also, watch for the shoes to release first this Thursday, November 21st at the Foot Patrol location in London.
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May 21st, 2013 by Brendan Dunne
Forget all that “Oreo” business, if you really want a high class cookie-inspired sneaker you need to go with the “Macaron”. That would be the Foot Patrol x Le Coq Sportif Eclat “Macaron” a beautiful pigskin suede sneaker that also features satin lining, metallic gold accenting, and the always exciting gum bottom. The latest set of shots comes with news of the release date: Saturday, June 1st. Continue reading to get a good look at the sneakers on feet and tell us in the comments if this international from Foot Patrol goodie is on you see yourself tracking down.
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May 17th, 2013 by Brendan Dunne
It was February of 2012 when we learned of the last team up between Foot Patrol and Le Coq Sportif. The French/British connection is rekindled for another project, once again taking place on the Le Coq Sportif Eclat. Shown here is the first image of the Foot Patrol x Le Coq Sportif Éclat “Macaron”, a sneaker obviously inspired by everyone’s favorite sandwich style cookie. Get the full image after the jump and watch for them in Foot Patrol on June 1st.
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June 22nd, 2012 by John Kim
NIKE AIR MAX 90 WEEK
Closing out this week’s string of Air Max 90 classics is yet another collaboration – this one in particular with Foot Patrol of the UK. Footpatrol first opened its doors in 2002 and quickly became the UK-equivalent of the Lower Manhattan sneaker boutique (the original Footpatrol was, coincidentally, located in the Soho district in London), and over the last decade Footpatrol has maintained that next-level aura shared with a select number of other stores in the continent. Perhaps the highlight of Footpatrol’s partnership with Nike came in 2005, when the store designed its own take on the Air Stab (right when the model made its long-awaited return) as well as the Air Max 90; the Air Max 90 was originally slated for a late-2005 release, but was actually postponed to a date in January of 2006.
For the design, Footpatrol drew upon trendy designs of the time, opting for the playful polka dots made trendy by Head Porter and Idiom, but not many understood the concept and criticized the shoe for being ‘too simple’ for a collaboration-style release. In addition, the first Baroque Brown release was originally intended to be a ‘Friends & Family’ Hyperstrike release, but Nike opted to release the sneaker as a Tier 0, becoming available at select retailers (Footpatrol, colette, oquim, Nort, etc.). Not much later, the Black/White pair hit stores as well. Perhaps the best part of the release was the special in-store event set up by Footpatrol; for those who were lucky enough to get the special edition tea mug from the Footpatrol x Air Stab release, an Air Max 90 cake was served up. You heard right – an actual edible pastry shaped and colored after the Baroque Brown version. The Air Max 90, like the Air Max 1, is a sneaker that is popular regardless of the collaborative roots or ‘general release’ nature, so there’s a mass library of other hot gems that deserve attention, but the five pairs featured this week are ones you should definitely have slotted in your internal sneaker archives. Check out more of the Footpatrol x Nike Air Max 90 below, and stay tuned for another collection of Classics Revisited next week!
Footpatrol x Nike Air Max 90
Baroque Brown/Black-Pearl White-Light Bone
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