Words by Alek Rose
Despite their utilitarian beginnings, Buttero has never been afraid to evolve and move with the times, which is probably why the brand has been at the top of its game for so long. The new season of Buttero shoes sees the Italian footwear brand evolve even further, looking to the futuristic silhouettes we are more likely to see in high-fashion or streetwear brands, but transforming them with their signature premium leathers and suedes. We have selected 4 pairs of sneakers from the brand-new Buttero AW18 collection that embody this attitude.
Okay, this one hasn’t been inspired by the future, but we couldn’t resist including it. The Tanino Low sneaker is a classic silhouette that you need in your rotation. Made of soft Italian calf leather, this pair of premium sneakers harks back to the company’s roots. The dark brown leather will age over time, gaining personality and softening. While the 1.5 cm-high raised insole allows for optimal comfort.
Buttero have enlisted the help of Vibram on this pair of Carrera sneakers. The Vibram sole ensures incredibly levels of comfort, while they have also raised the inner sole by 1.5cm to support your feet and improve posture. Although this model is undeniably sporty, Buttero stick to what they know when it comes to materials, using premium Italian suede for a jet black finish.
Socks and sneakers are slowly morphing into one of the same, and now Buttero are in on the act with these Vinci Sock Sneakers. The strikingly futuristic silhouette also comes with a Vibram sole and its joined by a stretch Bianchetto leather upper formed by applying a resin finish to the leather. The perfect balance between a traditional Chelsea Boot, a premium sneaker and a slip-on sneaker. A god-send.
Buttero find a balance between tradition and modernity in this sneaker, premium Italian suede of the past sits atop a chunky white Vibram Rollingait sole. The nature of this shoe makes it versatile enough to style up or down, you can pair with formal woollen trousers or sweatpants.
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