Tag results for: Concepts

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Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski Premium – “Deep Burgundy”

Perhaps Nike’s greatest strength (or core competency for all you b-schoolers out there) is its ability to take functionally athletic shoes and successfully cross them over into the lifestyle realm. A prime example of this is the Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski, presented here in a “Deep … READ MORE

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CONCEPTS x adidas Originals Stan Smith Primeknit | Teaser

Turning the notion of “Tennis Whites” dress code upside down, Boston’s CONCEPTS teamed up with adidas Originals recently for a brand new collaborative Stan Smith. Based on the Stan Smith Primeknit, the distinctive woven upper now features an all-black pattern with traces of white. To include the … READ MORE

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CONCEPTS x VANS Syndicate Old Skool – “Rat Hunter” | Release Reminder

Like the CITGO billboard nearby, The Rathskeller (affectionately known as The Rat by fans) was a familiar establishment along Boston’s Kenmore Square. Famous for its alternative music venues, the gritty tavern helped to promote then unknowns acts from the New England region. By the 1980s, it became … READ MORE

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Vans Authentic “Paisley”

The Vans Authentic silhouette is always welcoming of a good print. And judging by their own six-part Van Doren Series, which includes everything from Stars and Stripes to the psychedelic, to their collaboration with Liberty London last year, and now this new Vans Authentic Paisley, the skate … READ MORE

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CONCEPTS x VANS Syndicate Old Skool – “Rat Hunter” | Release Info

The Cambridge-based CONCEPTS has shown time and again that it will work with a broad range of footwear and lifestyle companies, consistently releasing some of the best products and collaborations in the world.  This time, CONCEPTS and VANS‘ VANS Syndicate division have come together for a second … READ MORE

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CONCEPTS x Reebok Pump 25th Anniversary

It looks like the party that CONCEPTS and Reebok had with the launch of the CONCEPTS x Reebok Insta Pump Fury 20th Anniversary Edition this past summer didn’t stop there. Instead the collaboration continued with the joint release of the Reebok Pump 25. Straight out of their archives and … READ MORE

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Concepts x Brooks Chariot “Merlot”

New England-based retailer Concepts is putting together a string of high-profile sneaker collaborations in 2014, the latest such joint venture featuring a project with acclaimed running brand Brooks. The resulting Chariot colorway — dubbed “Merlot” — finds inspiration in Brooks’ home state of Washington, where Merlot grapes … READ MORE

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Concepts x Ewing Athletics 33 Hi

Ewing Athletics has teamed up with Concepts for its ever collaboration, resulting in a special-edition 33 Hi that draws inspiration from Patrick Ewing’s past. The shoe’s neutral black and grey coloring is mined from Ewing’s high school, Rindge & Latin, located in Concepts’ home base of Cambridge, … READ MORE

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CONCEPTS x CONVERSE Chuck Taylor All Star Hi 1970s – “Zaire Leopard Camo” | Available Now

At a great cost to human rights and democracy, political strongman Mobutu Sese Seko highhandedly created the nation of Zaire in Central Africa, only to see it fall apart near the end of his life. Now known as Congo, traces of Mobutu’s reign have disappeared for the … READ MORE

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Concepts x ASICS Gel Lyte V – “The Phoenix”

Concepts and ASICS have teamed up once again, producing yet another Gel Lyte V presented as the sequel to the joint venture from earlier in the month. Tagged “The Phoenix,” the kicks feature a similar design theme compared to its predecessor, while the allusion to the mythical … READ MORE

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Concepts x ASICS Gel Lyte V

Boston retailer Concepts has joined forces with ASICS to produce a striking two-tone Gel Lyte V, showcasing a cement grey suede upper accented with contrast red at the collar, tongue and medial side stripes. Special features include speckled dark grey midsoles and 3M reflective detailing on the … READ MORE