The word “athleisure” groups together all those brand used to manufacturing versatile sneakers and apparel, addressing true sportsmen as well as ordinary people who just want to chill out. One of the emerging reality is Brandblack, the New York-based independent label led by David Raysse, senior designer with a twenty-year experience in crafting styles halfway between sportswear and fashion. His sneakers tie together these seemingly opposite worlds by choosing premium yet durable materials which fits the design, halfway between futuristic and trail running. Read more…
Most of the shoes feature Vibram outsole, outdoor-inspired ripstop upper and few point reinforced with microfibre stitchings, as on the Kite Racer. The same mix between performance and lifestyle may be observed over the whole apparel line, which adds few intriguing details with the like of pops of vibrant colour to a selection of track tops, hoodies and sweatpants.