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Footwear at Capsule: 3 Brands to Watch

December 14, 2015 BY CAPSULE

At Capsule, you'll always discover new brands, trends, and ideas, and this season, we're packing our shows with tons of goodness to explore. Get to know 3 footwear brands on the rise, who will be showing at Capsule Paris, New York and Vegas.

ANTHONY MILES

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Based in: UK

Brand Description: Contemporary footwear with classic influences and uniquely designed soles.

Inspiration: The AW16 collection is one of our cleanest and most stripped back collections, drawing influences from modern architecture.

Key Item: The Tactical Military Boot is a stand-out piece for AW16 which also incorporates the new AM Concept 014 sole.

News: Anthony Miles is known for their conceptual soles, which are designed in house exclusively for the brand. AW16 sees the 14th new sole edition -- ‘AM Concept 014’. The clean angular lines of the sole wrap around a dual density compound which features a number of different executions throughout the collection.

See them at: Paris Men’s CONTACT

ASTORFLEX

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Based in: Italy

Brand Description: Crafted entirely in Italy, Astorflex take a responsible and sustainable approach to laid- back footwear. Described by some as the best desert boots in the world, originally founded in the 1800s, the brand's sixth generation factory follows a greener line under its latest owners. Ensuring that each step of the production and sales process is as transparent as possible, the current incarnation of Astorflex features vegetable tanned leathers, water-based colors, non-solvent glues and natural rubber soles for a final product described as 100% ecological.

Inspiration: Astorflex is inspired and driven to make shoes that are built on a philosophy of sustainability, transparency and delivered through an ethical process. To create shoes that ready for all seasons and for everyone's walking path.

Key Item: Familiar silhouettes are offered via two key styles. The 'Greenflex' desert boot combines soft suede with a leather lining, memory foam footbed and a comfortable crepe sole. The chunky 'Countryflex' follows similar easy-wear lines, adding a central seam for a more rugged finish.

News: Launching a new style -- the 'Beanflex'.

See them at: Paris Men’s and NY Men’s CONTACT

Clear Weather Brand

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Based in: California

Brand Description: Clear Weather features vintage inspired silhouettes with a futuristic feel, while offering excellent craftsmanship at an accessible price.

Key Item: The VX Series – Clear Weather flipped two popular silhouettes by adding a newly designed VX cupsole. The One-O-One VX and Santora VX feature rich USA pig suede uppers, deerskin linings, leather laces, and a hand stitched bead detail on the toe vamp.

Mission: To deliver new designs every season. For AW16 Clear Weather is introducing 2 brand new designs; The Sierks and The Casselle. Additionally they have updated several existing silhouettes with a fall friendly color and material story.

News: For AW16 Clear Weather will be continuing its collaborative relationship with Barneys New York, as well as developing new projects for KITH NYC, Feature Las Vegas, Revolve Man and American Rag Cie.

See them at: Paris Men’s, NY Men’s and Las Vegas CONTACT

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