Tim Hamilton for Lacoste Legends

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Last month, we announced the launch of Lacoste's Legends project. The heritage French brand has called upon 12 creative names to create a series of, you guessed it, 12 unique pairs of high top sneakers.

Featuring the likes of Stones Throw Records, Bodega and colette, one of the list's most exciting names is that of American menswear designer Tim Hamilton. Here, Tim talks about the inspiration behind his black canvas creation, Rene Hi.