Twisting The Twist

Now that classics have already been twisted, it looks like newer companies are going one step further - a twist on the twist, if you will.

BAPE recently teamed up with Japanese store United Arrows to create these loafers. United Arrows, one of a slew of Japanese stores renowned for their details obsessed ways, unearthed Regal shoes, putting them in touch with streetwear label looking to smarten up.

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They've replaced the traditional penny slot for their mustache logo, and put a bapesta logo on a pair of the toe cap of the long wings. Quirks like this won't be appreciated by everyone, but it's a method that works far better than brogued trainers.

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www.bape.com

Words by Jason Dike

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