This month Vans Vault puts Horween leather on the Vans Mountain Decon LX ($180 USD) and Vans Era ($140 USD). Both models include an upper made entirely of Horween leather, classic waffled vulcanized soles, metal eyelets, leather laces and a thin sewn mudguard. The Decon LX includes a front strap while the Era includes a two toned upper. The upgraded OG Sk8 Hi ($130 USD) comes in premium tan leather, a purple leather tongue tab and vulcanized waffle soles. The Vans Vault releases are available now at

The Vans California collection presents two new colorways of the popular Authentic 59 Era with now a nubuck toe and heel finish. You can find wool detailing with cotton drill lining throughout as well as Vans’ classic vulcanized gum rubber “waffle” outsole for flexibility and grip. Extra additions include a color contrasting midsole on the toe and round waxed laces pulling the shoe together. These new Vans Authentic CA 59 Era shoes are available at Kith NYC stores and for $70 USD.

As a member of the California collection, the Vans Authentic 59 Era includes stone-washed 10 oz. canvas and an antique finish on the eyelets and flat waxed laces. The highlighted pattern is made up of vintage drawings of Southern Californian birds taken from iconic nature prints of the 1950s and 1960s. The shoes are available now at Kith Manhattan and for $65 USD.

The Nike Total Air Foamposite Max comes in a fresh new Current Blue colorway. The shoes feature a shimmering blue foam upper set off by blue-speckled black on the heel and midsole. Extra additions include a Nike hologram “shield” on the collar and herringbone pattern on the outsole. Below you’ll find a full-length 360 Max Air unit accompanying the shoe comfortably. Available today, you can grab a pair of the Nike Total Air Foamposite Max at Kith Brooklyn or by phone order through Kith Brooklyn at 347-889-6114 for $225 USD.

Clarks brings us the Desert Trooper ($100 USD) in both black and tan this month. The sturdy desert style is done in durable leather featuring a cushioned midsole and heavy tread outsole for comfort and traction. The Norse Tip ($125 USD) in brown is Clarks’ modern take on a classic wingtip oxford. The full-grain leather upper comes with a cushioned midsole and molded OrthoLite® footbed for all-over foot support. Finally we see the Desert Guard Taupe ($120 USD). The Desert Guard lace-up boot by Clarks offers rich suede with a classic crepe outsole for long lasting use. It comes with heel-to-toe built in comfort. A staple brand for this fall season, you can purchase these new Clarks models at Kith NYC stores and starting today.

Inspired by the recent 2012 Summer Olympics, this low-top Nike Air Force One features a white leather gold speckled base with gold accenting on the Nike swoosh, tongue, heel and inside foot. The shoe takes cues from the Olympics Gold Medal with its built gold embossed logo tongue and heel, speckled laces and “XXX” lace locks in honor of the Air Force One 30 year anniversary. Available in limited quantities, grab the new shoe at Kith NYC stores or by phone at 646-648-6285 for $200 USD.

October brings us a few new styles from Android Homme. Two Propulsion 1.5 ($260 USD) styles debut in colorful tribal canvas detailing mixed on lamb suede uppers. Extra details include a quality build outsole and heel cushioning. The Grid ($360 USD) mixes a few notable trends with a full camo ponyhair upper and features like a leather black heel and an elastic band on the tongue. Next comes the Aurora Boot ($400 USD) in black camo ponyhair. The boot sports metal eyelets and a leather patching throughout for a black on black camo effect. Lastly the Propulsion Hi ($400 USD) in dark green uses a boot-like build with its durable stitched sole, tough leather silhouette and strong eyelets. Check out these styles and more at Kith NYC and today.

J. Shoes returns with strong, style driven collection of boots for Fall 2012. New styles build on everything J. Shoes knows with fitted designs and models such as the Academy, the Burlington, the Thomas, the Bowden, the Armitage and the Operator. This season you can find silhouettes built with textured suedes, premium leathers and wingtip details, all put together using Goodyear welting, groved soles, rubber laces and durable aglets. Slim fits and long lasting designs, J. Shoes has plenty of color options to choose from in each model. Grab the full Fall 2012 collection at Kith NYC stores and ranging from $150 to $250 USD.

Norwegian lifestyle brand SWIMS offers lightweight footwear and water-repellent makeovers. Three new styles hit the shelves with the Charles, the Fabio and the Paul SWIMS models. So as part of their Fall 2012 collection, first up is the Charles ($260 USD) with an extremely light Japanese nylon for extra breathability, treated Scotchgard uppers and an urban, water-resistant iteration. Following their wingtips, loafers and moccasins, the Fabio ($199 USD) SWIMS shoe is made of “cashmere” nylon upper with multiple airvents, a rubber toe cap and leather and canvas lining for ventilation. The Paul boot ($240 USD) is a completely new take on the Chelsea boot. The Paul is a “high-tech urban boot” and features the classic Chelsea slip-on design with wingtip brogue detailing, a combination rubber and high density 3M Scotchgard nylon upper, leather and fleece lining, heavily cushioned insole and a rubber outsole with anti-slip grip. Purchase all three fall necessities at Kith NYC stores and today.

The Converse Chuck Taylor Hollis Hi is the latest Chuck Taylor upgrade with gum outsoles, premium leather uppers and textile lining. The key detail on the Hollis Hi remains its unique cross stitched heel and ribbon pull tab that add a new twist on this timeless classic. Available now at in three new colorways of grey, navy and black, pick up these new Converses at Kith NYC stores and for $80 USD.