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John Elliott Partners with Suicoke for a Shark-Inspired Sandal, DC Shoes Joins Forces With 40s & Shorties + More News

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July 24, 2020: DC Shoes and streetwear label 40s & Shorties joined forces for an exclusive collection of sneakers and apparel. The skate-inspired collaboration combines the aesthetics of both brands with trending tie-dye infused accents and standout detailing. Described by 40s & Shorties co-founder and designer Adem Niazi as a “raw, energetic, DIY mentality,” the collaboration drops online at and at select retailers starting on July 25.

July 21, 2020: John Elliott has teamed up with Japanese brand Suicoke for an update on two of its signature sandals. The West Coast designer gave the brand’s Tono Thong and Zip Sandal updated colorways and added a chunky “Shark” sole. But these sandals make more than just a statement. Equipped with a Vibram outsole, the shoes offer traction for a variety of surfaces one might find themselves treading on this summer. The Zip Sandal retails for $210 and the Tono Thong, $180, will be available online at John Elliott and Suicoke websites starting today.

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July 15, 2020: Teva is launching its fourth and final drop as part of its ongoing collaboration with retailer Opening Ceremony. The limited-edition two-style collection includes a colorful, bold platform sandal and strappy gladiator style. The women’s Flatform Universal has a six-color striped midsole and OC logo on the heel, and retails for $100. The unisex Hurricane XLT2 Gladiator is a rendition of one style from an earlier collaboration between the two and retails for $125.  The shoes are available beginning today at Ceremony and

July 14, 2020: Dr. Martens is readying to launch its seventh installation of its 1460 Remastered campaign with Samuel Ross, the designer behind UK-based streetwear label A-Cold-Wall, known for his socio-political graphics. Inspired by the British social climate and youth culture, the collaboration combines elements of working-class uniform with Ross’ architectural approach to tailoring. The 1460 boot features pointed, angular elements, no eyelets, and an added zip. It’s finished with a dual-branded silicone zip pull and A-Cold-Wall branded heel debossment. It retails for $230 and is available in limited numbers beginning on July 27 online, and at select retail partners.

July 14, 2020: Ugg is releasing the CA805 x Steller’s Jay sneaker, the July drop from of its 12×12 sneaker program, now available for purchase. The program celebrates the brand’s sources of inspiration, including art and nature, to paint a picture of California. The new drop draws inspiration from Steller’s Jay, a Western bird dominating ranges from the Rocky Mountains to the California coast. It features a featherlike print and mohawk upper made from spiky Toscana sheepskin. I’s also named after the California zip code where Ugg is headquartered. The limited-edition sneaker, retailing for $150, is available in two versions and is available at and in Ugg store locations on Madison Avenue in New York, Michigan Avenue in Chicago, and Powell Street in San Francisco.

July 14, 2020: A pair of Wolverine World Wide Inc. brands have come together for a slide collaboration. Available now is the Endorphin Chillos, a collab delivered by Saucony and Chaco, which arrived today via in men’s and women’s sizing. The limited-edition look is inspired by the bright and bold colors of Saucony’s recently-released Endorphin Collection of performance running sneakers. The release is for runners looking for post-run recovery, which is provided by Chacos’ LuvSeat arch-support and corrective footbeds. The Endorphin Chillos retail for $50.

July 13, 2020: Keds and Rifle Paper Co. joined forces yet again for a fall ’20 range with seven new styles. Keds’ Double Decker, Champion, Kickstart and Kickstart Hi sneakers have been decked out in embroidered floral patterns from Rifle Paper Co. Additionally, the collection includes a specialty flocked velvet canvas sneaker with Rifle Paper Co.’s popular Tapestry print. Styles are available to shop now at and Pairs range in price from $65 to $85.

July 11, 2020: Clarks Originals and Better Gift Shop joined forces on a standout Wallabee collection. Featuring the work of embroiders the Griggs Brothers and Joshua Joseph, the collection includes three shades of the lace-up shoes coming in maple, black and khaki iterations. The shoes come adorned with unique fantastical designs and bold touches for a can’t-miss capsule. The styles are available now exclusively at for $250.

July 2, 2020: Gaming gear brand HyperX and athleticwear maker Champion have debuted their second limited-edition capsule. The Reflective Collection, available for purchase at 11 a.m. ET on July 9, features unisex black T-shirts ($35) and fleece hoodies ($80) — plus, for the first time, slides ($45). All items are designed with a light-reflecting logo treatment. It marks HyperX’s first international apparel launch and is for sale in more than 100 countries. The brand announced its partnership with Champion in October when it released a collection of T-shirts, hoodies and crewneck sweatshirts that sold out the first weekend of its launch.

July 1, 2020: Jonathan Cohen joins forces with Tidal New York for a third collaborative collection — this time debuting a series of summer-ready flip flops. As part of Cohen’s Our Flower Shop line, the pairs will be made in Tidal’s low waste factor in New York for a sustainable twist. The sandals retail for $40 per pair and will be available exclusively on July 15 at and As part of the new collection, the brands will also be donating 30{a38ddb2ded6b05e28c8ae73a8db0e271c21f7193684bd9e4e28acae292f81d99} of the proceeds to the Greyston Foundation, an organization that transforms lives through breaking the cycle of poverty with community efforts, job opportunities and no-cost development programs.

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