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Common Projects Founders on the Brand’s Origins and Growing Appeal

Recognizing a void in the marketplace, former V Magazine art director Peter Poopat and brand consultant Flavio Girolami founded Common Projects ten years ago. They would become forerunners in the exploding luxury sneaker segment, and their brand is now comfortably lodged at the top of the heap, commanding a … READ MORE


Common Projects – Basketball Hi Top Sneakers

The beauty that is Common Projects can’t fully be described in words. Their minimalistic but instantly recognizable designs speak for themselves. The New York-based footwear label is known for making simple and clean sneakers, like their classic “Achilles” model, but the luxury shoe-angels have created the marvelous … READ MORE


Common Projects x DSM – Tartan Special Collection

The criss-crossed and colorful Tartan pattern is an integral part of Scottish history, culture, and sport. Usually seen on kilts, blankets, and caps, the pattern now makes its way into a two-part Common Projects x Dover Street Market 10th Anniversary Tartan Special Collection via the popular Achilles low … READ MORE


Robert Geller x Common Projects – Black Paneled Suede Sneaker

You will find Robert Geller’s functional yet minimalistic designs on Common Projects footwear once again this season as the two New York-based brands release their new  Spring/Summer 2014 Collection.  Among the trio of designs available will be the black paneled suede sneaker, a silhouette perfect for that … READ MORE


Common Projects Original Camo Vintage High Sneaker

If you like the camo look, but want something a little more subtle than adidas’ new Streetwear Pack, then Common Projects‘ latest – the Original Camo Vintage High sneaker – may be exactly what you’re looking for. Known around the world for issuing kicks always with an … READ MORE


Dover Street Market x Common Projects – Footwear Collection

Dover Street Market taps Common Projects for the retailer’s latest footwear collaboration, centering around the brand’s flagship Achilles silhouette in a duo of colorways. The low-profile kicks are built with a leather upper in either white or black shades, sitting on a rubber midsole finished in a … READ MORE


Common Projects – Crepe-Sole Leather Brogues | MR PORTER Exclusive

Happy times are here once again as the year’s end ritual of holiday parties draws near. Yet some of us dread the occasion since those prerequisite formal footwear for “black tie affair” aren’t the most comfortable ones. Luckily, Prathan Poopat and Flavio Girolami, the co-founders of Common … READ MORE


Common Projects – Fall/Winter 2013 Collection

Since its founding in 2004, Common Projects has let the product speak for itself. It’s a notion promulgated by the conspicuous lack of branding across the brand’s various footwear offerings, save for the discreet foil serial numbers stamped on the heel. The collection for Fall/Winter 2013 sees … READ MORE


Common Projects – Spring/Summer 2013 Collection

When founders Prathan Poopat and Flavio Girolami started Common Projects, their mission was to create minimalist, comfortable sneakers, made in Italy using only the finest materials. In addition to a utilitarian design, the shoes were virtually anonymous, with exterior branding limited to the article number and shoe … READ MORE


Common Projects Work Boots – Brown

While the brand has built up a loyal following based on its premium Italian made sneakers, Common Projects continues to cast a wider net with an expanded product range that includes these terrific Work Boots. They feature an upper constructed from premium leather in a light brown … READ MORE


Common Projects – Achilles Sneakers – Wool

Common Project‘s flagship silhouette, the Achilles, gets a burgundy-speckled, textured wool make-over leaving the brand’s usual premium calfskin leather build behind. Sitting atop a black rubber vulcanized sole, the low-top sneaker features silver specks across the entire burgundy upper, finished with matching laces and leather lining that … READ MORE