Dec. 3, 2019: Kith‘s winter ’19 collab with Italian luxury footwear brand Diemme is coming soon. The lineup consists of three colorways created by Kith of Diemme’s Marmolada hiker. The silhouettes are handcrafted in Italy and executed with British suede on the uppers, lining made of lamb shearling from New Zealand, thick rubber EVA coatings that wraps the shoes for added protection and Vibram Winkler outsoles. The Kith x Diemme Marmolada looks arrive Friday, Dec. 6 via Kith shops and Kith.com. They will retail for $500 and are limited to 75 units of each colorway.
Dec. 2, 2019: Children’s footwear and apparel brand Super Heroic is launching its first social impact campaign in collaboration with NASA. With this partnership, it hopes to encourage and make accessible to inner city youth the reality of space exploration and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) career opportunities. In addition to NASA sneakers and apparel, Super Heroic is offering four child heroes the chance to win an all-expense paid trip to Space Camp where the brand plans to teach them about NASA, along with career opportunities in space and science. The collection will be available on Dec. 3 at Kids Foot Locker. Those interested can sign up for the contest at SuperHeroic.com.
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Dec. 2, 2019: Clarks Originals has tapped designer Todd Snyder for the company’s first-ever partnership, in the form of two new colorways of the Wallabee boot. The made-in-Italy styles are done in one-of-a-kind upholstery fabrics inspired by Clarks’ origins as a rug manufacturer in 1825 and the ’70s textile patterns of Snyder’s Midwest upbringing. The boots will retail for $298 and are available in limited quantities in the designer’s New York store for the first 24 hours of Dec. 5. On Dec. 6, they will launch nationwide, online at ToddSnyder.com.