The synonymous collective of both Globe’s snowboard team and co-owners at YES. Snowboards – RDM, DCP and JPS (Romain De Marchi, David Carrier Porcheron and JP Solberg) have brought the fore-mentioned brands together on a collaborative boot and cruiserboard release for Winter 2013. Featuring the hiker styled Globe x YES. Apres Boot – waterproof and abrasion resistant, the boot dawns a full grain black leather upper with rubber laminated Vibram Sole and spring loaded lace clasping system. In addition, the release also includes a co-branded 7-ply maple skateboard (32″ x 8.25″), designed with custom deck/wheel art, painted trucks and understated snowboard inspired griptape with faux bindign holes pre-die-cut. The Globe x YES Apres Boot ($150 USD) and cruiserboard ($120 USD) are available at here. For more on YES. check out yesnowboard.com.
European accessories and luggage brand, Hard Graft, introduces the first in its wearable line of artisan made leather products with the release a vintage inspired boot collection. Three unique silhouettes in two distinct color ways, “Heritage” tan and “All Grey” brown, the offering includes the High Boot 20cm (7.85″), Low Boot 14cm (5.5″), and Zip Boot 17cm (6.7″). Handcrafted in Italy, each piece reflects the company’s classic look and feel, combining premium vegetable tanned leather with a soft calf leather lining and a leather, wood and rubber sole. Accentuated by the label’s signature wool accent, the back features small red and white ribbon branding, as well as an understated ankle stamp. Available online. Check out images of the collection below.Boots, Hard Graft
Supporting the brand’s vintage inspired Year 0000 Collection, surf outfitter Globe introduces it’s first hi-cut oxford design through the Year Zero Boot. Pieced together from contrasting brown leather patchwork, complete with custom forged “Year Zero” rivets, the boot combines it’s premium upper with a stepped heel, black leather outsole. A rubber hell tap, breathable eyelets, soft textile lining and cushioned footbed have also been added to allow for increased comfort. Check out images of the Year Zero Boot above. Available at retail and direct at globe.tv.Boots