Sneaker drop: November 2018

How to get your feet in the most exclusive Air Jordans of the year

Every great outfit starts from the feet up, which is why Furthermore created a monthly sneaker roundup. Curated by footwear aficionado Ray Polanco Jr., this guide will narrow down the best of sportswear and luxury brands alike. Each issue will also feature a pick from a guest contributor with notable clout in the shoe world. Here, what those in-the-know will be lining up for (physically and virtually) this November.

Daniel “Mache Customs” Gamache

Daniel “Mache Customs” Gamache is one of the world’s top customizers who designs one-of-a-kind sneakers for elite professional athletes in the NBA, NFL, MLB, and WWE along with musicians such as Quavo from The Migos. Follow him on Instagram: @Mache275.


Ray Polanco Jr. is a Bronx native and LA-based digital storyteller, brand consultant, and mentor to young creatives. He’s worked with artists such as Nas, Kendrick Lamar, and Skrillex and companies including Nike, adidas, and Converse. Keep up with his adventures on Instagram: @RayPolancoJr.

chanel nylon & calfskin sneaker

Chanel has proven that quality and elegance outlast hype with their timeless trainers and now the follow-up is here. The waffle-soled, sportswear-inspired shoe features the logo trend combined with reflective materials.
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transformers puma rs-x “bumblebee”

“Puma’s newest collaboration for the upcoming Bumblebee Transformers movie combines my love for the comfortable RS-X model and a popular requested theme from my clients: comic books. Setting my bias aside as I’ve designed a few models of the Puma RS-X, the Bumblebee pair is awesome. Look out for a release (on Puma.com) starting November 22 in Europe and more global availability in December.” - Daniel “Mache Customs” Gamache

union la x air jordan 1

The legacy of Michael Jordan in the sneaker game forever reigns supreme. Every sneakerhead’s holy grail is the original 1985 Air Jordan 1; the LA-based pioneer streetwear boutique UNION created a mash-up of two of the original colorways. This will be the most exclusive Air Jordan of the year and your opportunity to buy them will be November 3 at ComplexCon in Long Beach, California or on the resell aftermarket such as StockX.

converse custom chuck 70 mountain pack

Hold off on your heavy boots as long as you can because Converse has a range of rugged Chuck Taylor 70’s that you can customize to match those warm flannels and fall/winter jackets. Switch up the patches, laces, colors, and more to suit your personal style.
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kith adidas consortium futurecraft 4d

Coming off of partnering with Bergdorf Goodman as well as Versace, the retailer is now creating their interpretation of the adidas FutureCraft 4D. This collaboration with Ronnie Fieg using 3D printed midsoles is limited to 800 pairs and releases on Friday, November 2 at Kith shops and at 11 a.m. EST on Kith.com.
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