both Paris Experiments With Rubber For New Footwear Collection

Brand: both Paris

Model: Gao Runner, Gao Gladiator, Tyres Low-To

Key Features: One of last season’s it-shoes, the Gao Runner, has been revamped for SS19, including a knee-high variant that takes design cues from multi-strap gladiator boots. Elsewhere, there are super-high platform sneakers in gold and baby pink, which aren’t available for purchase, but are meant as showpieces to illustrate the brand’s tenacity for working with rubber.

Release Date: TBC

Price: TBC

Buy: both Paris and select retailers such as Opening Ceremony. Also check out the brand’s stock list here.

Editor’s Notes: Footwear brand both Paris specializes in exploring the different ways rubber can be used on sneakers. Having appeared at Paris Fashion Week in June, the label has now unveiled its new women’s collection, comprising a number of interesting silhouettes.

Founded in 2014, both made a name for itself with the Gao Runner, which has been rocked by Gigi and Bella Hadid. The label’s new line is inspired by Chinese heritage, traditions, and culture.

References range from the colourful dragon costumes worn on Chinese New Year to the textural colours of Asian ceramics. The new collection’s bold colour palette reaches its zenith with two platform sneakers in mirrored gold and baby pink.

Flip through the images above to get a better look at the new collection, and then let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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Written by Madeleine Holth for Highsnobiety

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