We change our clothing with the seasons – swapping cashmere for linen, heavy coats for lightweight jackets, jeans for shorts – so why not do the same with our sneakers? Such is the philosophy behind North-89, a Stockholm-based footwear label that has become renowned for its seasonally-driven sneakers, which are innovatively made to combat the elements, no matter the time of year.
North-89's latest Spring/Summer '21 offering expands upon its original 'Breathable' collection, featuring a range of perforated leather sneakers that are perfect for the warmer months. Five new colourways have been added to the collection for SS21 – Grape, Deep Blue, Cloud, Faded Green and Baltic Blue – as well as three returning styles – All White, Plaster and Sand.
Designed in Stockholm, Sweden, and handmade in Porto, Portugal, the sneakers boast breathable perforated suede uppers on sturdy Margom outsoles, with memory foam insoles for ultimate comfort. In typical North-89 fashion, the shoes are characterised by minimalist design and free of any extraneous aesthetic detailing, letting the high quality craftsmanship speak for itself. Team them with anything from luxury sportswear to sophisticated tailoring separates.
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