June 18th, 2013 by Aaron Hope
The Nove series from Gourmet is typified by its Chelsea boot-ish gusset, as secured by a prominently branded ankle strap. The Gourmet Nove 2 came onto the scene earlier this year with a novel basket weave embossing applied to its leather upper, which foreshadowed the styles we’re seeing here today in Peacoat navy blue and Chili Pepper red. These Nove 2s utilize an alligator texture to take their tonal colorways to the next level, and you can see both pairs in greater detail below before buying yours straight from Gourmet.
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February 19th, 2013 by Aaron Hope
The Gourmet Nove was a short-lived lifestyle-oriented hightop featuring an ornamental velcro strap across its ankle gussets. Its upcoming sequel keeps with a very similar style, but switches the upper construction in the first two releases for a fresh feel. Black and tan Gourmet Nove 2 designs incorporate a woven texture that imitates a basket construction a la Nike Sportswear, but looks like either that ribbon-based weave or perhaps a novel embossing technique, depending on the angle viewed. Stick with Sneaker News for more details and let us know which colorway looks better after you’ve seen both below.
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