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Model: Skagway Lo Patten & Skagway Hi Patten – available for both men and women.
Key Features: The vulcanized sneaker features a gradually thickening midsole and an original canvas upper, woven with a hand-twisted yarn. Each sneaker is lined with supple cow leather, which promises to become better with time, and develop a patina unique to each wearer.
Release Date: Available now
Price: €580 EUR (Approximately $620 USD)
Buy: Hitting visvim’s online store soon. Readily available at multi-brand retailers END. Clothing, MR PORTER and SSENSE.
Editor’s Notes: Creating or even improving a sneaker as classic as that of visvim’s signature Skagway is no mean feat. Despite many likening it to Converse’s Chuck Taylor, the Skagway’s new form is a welcomed departure from the convention of level midsoles. Despite contemporary design siding with bulky tooling systems, the reversed asymmetric design of the Skagway Patten is considerably under explored.
The brand’s latest creation flaunts a design that gradually thickens towards the toe, making ample space for a branded text plaque and a degree of much-needed obscurity. As it to be expected from visvim, the sneaker’s quality is second-to-none, and features everything from its seasonally-changing tongue tab, to leather heel countering used on all high-top models.
Next to this, visvim also shared a look at two, brand new low-top colorways in a recent editorial feature. See them below.
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