• Unique ghille lacing
  • Asymmetrical details 
  • Suede and canvas upper
  • Overdyed
  • Made in Taiwan
  • Vulcanized double-stacked rubber sole
  • Green model runs approximately one size smaller than the Off White model






Doug Approved

 Although I don't have any hard data to back this up, I assume if asked to quickly draw a pair of sneakers, 9 out of 10 people would draw some iteration of a Converse Chuck Taylor All Star. I mean, I'm pretty sure that every single cartoon I doodled in my middle school Trapper Keeper had on a some sort of rubber toed high tops. And I'm not alone. Remember Doug? Doug, Patty Mayonnaise, and Skeeter all had on comically large, crude interpretations of the iconic canvas gym shoe. Maybe that's why I'm so smitten with these Needles kicks. They don't so much look like classic Chucks, but with their exaggerated proportions, they can trigger a nostalgic trip to those middle school years when I could plop down on the couch to watch the very first Nicktoon without a care in the world.

- Noah


Japanese men's collection. Needles is the in-house label from Japan's Nepenthes group, designed by its founder, Keizo Shimizu. Over the past several years, the brand has established a dedicated following not only in Japan, but throughout the world due in part to Shimizu's knack for pushing boundaries of construction and design. Nothing is beyond the realm of possibility within the quirky world of Needles: from snakeskin velour tracksuits to reconstructed military jackets to organic linen pants, Shimizu's creativity in fabrication is unmatched. Yet despite his innovation, Shimizu creates references points that make each piece in his collection relatable and wearable. 


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