Mark and Samantha Ronson have obviously caught the design bug from their sister Charlotte (and maybe Sam’s getting ideas from Lindsay?), as both have entered the fashion game in the footwear division. First we heard about Sam’s high-tops for Supra. They’re tough and cool in black leather with a gold stripe, and are now available at Factory 413.
Now, WWD has reported that Mark is designing for Gucci’s planned traveling sneaker pop-up store. It’ll be coming our way this October, with the first location in SoHo, then jetting away to Miami Beach, London, Paris and Tokyo, among others. For each location, he’ll be designing a different unisex shoe.
We’ve already admitted our love for high-tops, and the more we look at Sam’s the more we like them. The few pictures of Mark’s show a preppier tone, like boat shoe meets sneaker, which we’re still up in the air about. As his are $500 to $600, Sam’s are also friendlier to our wallets, so maybe it’s good that we like hers better anyway.
–AMANDA JEAN BOYLE