Norse Projects x New Balance “Lucem Hafnia” Capsule


 Inspired by the architecture of the University of Copenhagen, Norse Projects and New Balance have come together once again to present a new Made In England capsule release. Following on from the pairs Danish Weather 2.0 pack released back in December of 2016, they have followed up with the "Lucem Hafnia" capsule - taking the 'Lucem' from the name of the Uni's main building and 'Hafnia', a Latin name for Copenhagen. 

 The classic New Balance 770 silhouette is the subject of the release. The classic mid-80s runner has been updated with smooth nubuck and full grain leather mix on the upper, detailed with embossed New Balance branding on the heel and c0-branding on the insole. Two colour ways have been offered up, the first a clean Rainy Olive option with silver & grey pops on the sole and heel, and the other a classic Brown and Navy mix accented with grey and sky blue - all of which draws from the colours found in the library at the University. 

 You'll be able to pick up the Norse Projects x New Balance "Lucem Hafnia" Capsule from Friday the 28th of April online at or if you're lucky enough to be in Copenhagen, they'll be available at the brands physical location too. 




Pro Keds x Sneeze Mag



Having been previewed in the magazines latest issue, the SNEEZE Mag Pro Keds are now available to purchase at select locations. In a concise yet considered release, the staple Royal Hi & Lo silhouettes have been selected to receive the dusty ‘Sneeze Pink’ colour rework, as well as a material update of hairy suede dressing the uppers. Additional details include reflective lacing, tonal sole unit and a custom branded leather insole.

Although the Hi’s were only available exclusively through SNEEZE’s own website and Union LA, you can still pick up the Lo’s from select stockists including Hanon now.



Vans x Fucking Awesome Epoch Pro ’94


AV and Dill have put their heads together as they team up with Vans once again on a collaborative release, this time reworking the simplistic 90's silhouette - the Epoch. 

 Taking a signature bold, subversive FA approach to the design, the Epoch Pro's upper has been reworked with a distinctive embossed logo detailing throughout the entirety of the shoes upper, which arrive in three tonal colour ways of light blue, black and cream. Each style features Vans Pro functionality, with their high impact Ultracush sock liners and hard wearing Duracap reinforcements built in to the design. Final touches include tonal lacing and subtle Vans label on the lacing.

The Vans x Fucking Awesome Epoch ‘94 Pro collection is available now at select Vans retailers including Welcome and Flatspot.



Brain Dead x Vans


 Vans continue to add to their long list of collaborative ventures, this time tapping the mind of Kyle NG - the creative force behind Brain Dead, on a subtle rework of the classic Sk8-Hi silhouette. 

 The collaboration sees the reprise of the brands ever popular and iconic checkerboard pattern, applied to three tonal styles of the classic Sk8-Hi silhouette. The textured upper is complimented with tonal lacing and sole unit, which is detailed with “STAMP OUT REALITY” embossed in to the midsole, and capped off with subtle Brain Dead patch branding on the ankle. 

 The Brain Dead x Vans Sk8-Hi release is now available exclusively at Dover Street Market locations in New York and London, as well as online.



Karhu x Patta Synchron Classic


 As classic Finish running brand KARHU continue to celebrate 100 years in providing quality performance footwear, they come together with world renowned, Amsterdam institution Patta on a special collaborative release. 

 The brands Synchron silhouette, which debuted back in the early 80's, is at the centre of the release, receiving a premium update for the holiday season. The style is renowned for its unique lacing system and robust construction which references functional outerwear in its design mixed with an athletic shape built for running.  The upper has been reworked with a forest green nubuck suede on the upper which is mixed with a durable camel coloured mesh for breathability. A pigskin leather lining adds to the premium feel of the shoe while subtle 3M reflective detailing adds functionality. Additional features include embroidered Patta and KARHU branding on the heel, as well as dual branded tags on the tongue. 

Each pair sold at Patta's Amsterdam and London locations will be accompanied by a packable runner jacket made exclusively for the launch of the special release. The jacket has been constructed from a taffeta material and features a water repellent layer, as well as mesh lining and 3M dual branding on the chest

The Karhu x Patta Synchron Classic is available now at Patta's Amsterdam and London stores, and is set to drop online this Saturday the 10th of December. For more information head over to



Footpatrol x Diadora present ‘The Macchiato’


 Inspired by the Foothills of the Dolomites, Footpatrol have combined with Italian sportswear giants Diadora on the "Macchiato" pack this season. 

 Consisting of the brands popular V.7000 and B’Elite silhouettes, the pack draws from the regions rich heritage in producing quality coffee's and deserts, taking cues from the rustic backdrop to inform the Rich Beige colour-palette applied throughout the release. Both styles have been upgraded with a plush pig skin suede on the entirety of the upper, with tonal lacing and contrasting white leather panelling on the tongue - representing the white foam cloud that sits on top of the Macchiato. Final touches include embroidered gold Diadora logo detailing on the tongue and debossed Footpatrol branding on the heel of the V7000, while both premium uppers sit on top of a stark white sole unit for a clean finish.

Footpatrol and Diadora also came together on a short video piece, delving in to the landscape and culture of Veneto in Northeastern Italy, to give further insight in to the inspirations behind the release. The "Macchiato" pack will be available exclusively at Footpatrol, both in-store and online, from Friday the 25th of November. 



KARHU x Footpatrol Fusion 2.0


 As Finnish sportswear brand KARHU celebrates 100 years in the game, they team up with London footwear institution Footpatrol to collaborate on a re-interpretation of the sleek Fusion 2.0 silhouette.

 The updated model references the popular Fusion runner, which was introduced to the world back in 1996. The 2.0 sticks closely to the original and the brands core inspirations, drawing inspiration classic functional outerwear and recreational outdoor activities, in-particular exploring Finland's expansive forest area. The Fusion 2.0 features a mixture of premium pigskin suede and perforated nubuck on the uppers, hiking-inspired lace loops and reflective rope lacing references the outerwear themes. The Shoe arrives in a seasonal earthy palette accented with hits of olive, grey and purple for a nostalgic look. 

The KARHU x Footpatrol Fusion 2.0 is set to drop at Footpatrol in-store & online on Saturday 29th October.