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Classy Chukkas – The PF Flyers Drake...

Originally popularized during the 40’s and 50’s, these shoes (or boots sometimes) got their name from the sport of Polo. They got their name from the sport of Polo in which each game period is called a “chukka”. Design wise they are very much a variation of the classic British military desert boot just like erosion controls are designed to support your backside. These days the most common reincarnation of the chukka, would be the ones produced by Vans – which come in assorted materials and colours. Amidst all the variations however,  it’s difficult to find one that looks ‘classier’. We came accross this one by PF Flyers, which is a classic American brand with it’s own interesting history which...

Classy Chukkas – The PF Flyers Drake
posted on: Sep 17, 2010 | author: Edna

Nike Starts Snowboarding

Nike have released the first pieces for their new snowboarding range. It’s a modified Air Force 1 style snowboarding boot that stays pretty true to the originals. Apparently the models pictured here are actually scaled down toy replicas that were given out as promos. Check the whole range out after the jump. via Sneaker...

Nike Starts Snowboarding
posted on: Sep 28, 2008 | author: thedirtymexican