Our editorial content is not influenced by any commissions we receive. Mike Amiri has made a name for himself on the fashion scene via his skin-hugging distressed denim and chain-adorned boots, but now it looks like the designer is getting into the world of athletic footwear. Amiri currently offers a handful of sneaker styles , although they all lean toward minimal Vans-inspired and slip-on looks. For , the designer is taking things up a notch through new designs including an Air Jordan 1-informed Skel-Top and an on-trend Bone Runner model. There's no word on an exact release date for the Amiri sneakers, but more details should be known soon. All Rights Reserved. Sign up for the Complex Newsletter for breaking news, events, and unique stories. Sign up for Complex notifications for breaking news and stories.
Materials are sourced from the finest mills in Italy and Japan, then hand-treated in Los Angeles under the supervision of the team. Much of the line undergoes individual processing, creating a unique and undeniable spirit in every piece. Hawaiian Reconstructed slip-on sneakers.
But how did you go from designing custom pieces for Axl Rose and musicians in Los Angeles to starting your own brand? You want them to look as people imagine and as people dream. After doing that for so long, I wanted to create my own language that can adapt to the street.
With that debut collection, Amiri established a distinct design signature with his deconstructed, hand-embellished denim jeans, leather jackets, grungy flannel shirting and graphic tee-shirts. The designer's early DIY sensibility evolved into a studied and distinct savoir-faire, and today, his menswear and womenswear lines are revered for their refined sense of craftsmanship and recognized for embodying the glamorous ethos of LA's authentic streetwear culture. Amiri currently presents a collection bi-annually at Paris Fashion Week and the ready-to-wear, shoes and accessories are available from some of the most renowned retailers worldwide, such as Bergdorf Goodman in New York, Galeries Lafayette in Paris  , Selfridges in London and Joyce in Hong Kong. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mike Amiri. Hollywood , Los Angeles California. Retrieved August 2, Los Angeles Times.