Forming a surprising yet organic partnership, sacai and Hender Scheme align for an exclusive release of artisanal footwear under Chitose Abe’s SS16 menswear capsule. At their core, both collaborators share complementing design philosophies by taking the familiar and making it unfamiliar and creating products with a balance between “modern” and “craft”. The outcome is a striking collection of luxury footwear with intricate hand detailing and a high level of durability and longevity.
Comprising of a sandal and moc toe boot, both are executed in Hender Scheme’s signature undyed and untreated natural leather. Hand stitched uppers feature leather hardware, treated brass connector rings on sandals and stamped eyelets on boots; both silhouettes come with layered leather, rubber and foam outsoles resting on natural welts, enabling multiple re-soling jobs to increase frequency of wear for a unique and beautiful patina, Available now at HAVEN and select retailers globally.