Converse‘s First String Standards 1970s Chuck Taylor All Star collection borrows subtle details from the era when Converse was celebrated by iconic rock & rollers, basketball legends and skateboarders. The “70s Chuck” is re-crafted to the specifications of the Chuck Taylor All Star of the ‘70s. The redesigned upper features slightly higher rubber foxing along the sole, added cushioning and a slightly more substantial toe box. Additional vintage details include stitching on the sidewall, a vintage plate on the heel and a super heavy-grade canvas. The classic black and white sneakers will be available at only select retailers, with currently Kith Brooklyn and KithNYC.com carrying the new Hi-Top and Low-Top designs.

Inspired by baseball star Ken Griffey Jr., the Nike Air Griffey Max 360 delivers cushioned comfort in a feather-light, durable package. The shoes features a lightweight synthetic leather upper with Hyperfuse construction for breathability and durability. A responsive midsole provides outstanding impact protection, while the solid rubber outsole is modified with traction patterns for dependable grip on any surface. This new light colorway is available now at Kith NYC stores or by phone order at 646-648-6285 for $170 USD.

From the Spring 2013 Thorocraft line comes the Hampton and Mercer Laceup shoes. This season sees the brand push material execution and re-worked classic designs for a true high-quality result. The Hampton shoe features durable canvas, while the Mercer comes in premium leather with detailed cutouts around the toe for breathability and style. Both shoes come with a leather welt and stamped with the Thorocraft seal on the heel. Purchase these Spring offerings at Kith Manhattan and KithNYC.com while they last.

The Nike Free Huarache Light offers a throwback look with a now redesigned mesh upper and synthetic overlays for breathability and support. The key feature is the shoe’s running outsole, designed for a barefoot feel using flex grooves for enhanced flexibility and carbon rubber for durability. This runner designed Huarache Light can now be purchased at Kith NYC stores or by phone order at 646-648-6285 for $100 USD.

The Nike Penny V is introduced in a strong new Black/Atomic Teal makeover. Also dubbed the “Invisibility Cloak” colorway, this basketball sneaker is built with mesh panels on the throat and vamp. The key feature is its iridescent colorized midsole that’s added as the key ingredient. Below the upper construction sits a visible Air Max heel unit and translucent rubber outsole for comfort and traction. To finish it off, the pair is set with the 1Cent heel logo and pull tabs. Purchase the latest colorway of the Penny V today at Kith NYC stores or by phone order at 646-648-6285 for $165 USD.

The Nike Air Foamposite One takes on a Black/Atomic Teal makeover, also known as the “Phoenix Suns” colorway. Key details include an Electro Purple foam upper and a Total Orange accented tongue, heel tab and Swoosh branding. The shoe maintains its Zoom Air unit, polyurethane midsole and translucent rubber outsole. The latest Foamposite One will be available at Kith NYC stores or by phone order at 646-648-6285 for $225 USD.

Gourmet‘s first Spring 2013 offerings have started to hit Kith NYC doors, with the first highlights from the collection being the 2 Mid LX ($85 USD) and Cinque 2 MP ($100 USD). First up are two Cinque 2 Mid LX styles sporting a spring-ready custom woven yarn textile fabric and nappa leather detailing. Next is the Cinque 2 MP low-top, made with high-quality Italian pyramid studded calf leather for a standout 3-dimensional studded design. You can purchase the latest Gourmet shoes at Kith NYC stores and KithNYC.com.

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Vans Vault and Taka Hayashi continue their collaborative efforts with the all new Cornice ($150 USD) and Engineer Boot Zip LX ($250 USD). The Cornice model is a vulcanized shoe that’s topped off with its key patterned collar. The brown and navy premium suede make up the upper with additional Horween leather detailed throughout. The popular Engineer Boot Zip LX combines high quality materials, such as Horween leather and suede, with a classic Vibram sole. The shoe features a buckled front and a two-toned design. Both Spring 2013 additions are available now at KithNYC.com.

Spring 2013 sees Timberland Boot Co. presents two new strong gentlemen stylings. The Wodehouse Cap Toe Oxford ($275 USD) and Plain Toe Chukka ($300 USD) are made with a premium leather that grows better with age. The brown chukka features burnished details on the toe and heel, and a quality leather welt wrapping around the entire boot. Finishing off the styles are rope laces and rubberized outsoles. Check out the shoes at Kith Manhattan and KithNYC.com starting today.

Saucony and Berlin retailer Solebox have teamed up to create a Shadow 5000 in a new bold colorway. The pink and grey style the second installment of the Three Brothers Pack that Solebox has been running since 2012. The shoe is built with suede and mesh, paired with a white outsole and a gum bottom. Check out the shoes at Kith Manhattan and KithNYC.com today for $120 USD.