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CLAE 2013 Early Spring Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 17, 2013
Growing alongside the digital sneaker community shoemaker, CLAE has blossomed into an industry standard for blending sophisticated styling with athletic footwear. Now entering its 12th year, the Californian brand presents its 2013 early spring collec...

CLAE Pop-Up Store by mode:lina

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 7, 2013
mode:lina, a Polish architectural design firm, has recently finished work on a new pop-up shop for CLAE footwear at the Galeria Malta in Poznań, Poland. Employing used pallets from the 2012 KontenerART experimental project, both the temporary nature...

CLAE x Maiden Noir 2012 Fall/Winter Capsule Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 15, 2012
Following the release of the limited edition leopard-printed herringbone canvas Strayhorn, SoCal footwear label CLAE and Seattle-born Maiden Noir present a full look at their collaborative capsule collection for Fall/Winter 2012. Available as a part...

Maiden Noir x CLAE 2012 Fall/Winter Strayhorn Shoe

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 1, 2012
Southern California-based brand CLAE has collaborated with Seattle/Tokyo-based apparel brand Maiden Noir to present a capsule collection for the Fall/Winter 2012 season highlighted by the Strayhorn shoe. The limited edition leopard/herringbone printe...

CLAE Goes Technical with the Waterproof Suiting Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 19, 2012
For a footwear brand that has become synonymous with mature silhouettes that blend both street and casual sensibilities, CLAE has thus far remained distant from experimental textiles and fabrics. Fall/Winter 2012 sees the brand innovating within the...

CLAE 2012 Fall/Winter Delivery 2

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 29, 2012
CLAE’s Fall/Winter 2012 second delivery brings an array of color and texture to their most classic silhouettes – including the Ellington, Russell and Chambers – while introducing the Richards; a modern take on the rebellious Chelsea...

Winner Announcement! Three Pairs of Shoes from CLAE – Three Winners Each!

GiveawaysComments ⋅ Aug 22, 2012
HYPEBEAST and CLAE are proud to offer three readers the chance to win three pairs of CLAE shoes each. The styles included in the giveaway will consist of the CLAE Powell, Hamilton and McQueen. CLAE is perhaps best known for its tasteful bridging of t...

CLAE Hamilton

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 17, 2012
Just in time for the coming fall months, CLAE has added a new model to its lineup of shoes. Dubbed the “Hamilton,” the shoe is a blucher toe mid-top dressed in smooth leather. Sporting a low profile outsole, tonal stitching, nubuck leathe...

CLAE 2012 Fall/Winter Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 1, 2012
CLAE presents a full look at its collection for Fall/Winter 2012. The latest releases from the designer footwear label are characterized by the appearance of an array of premium materials with smooth and tumbled leathers, suede, nubuck, canvas, tweed...

A Conversation with Sung Choi

EditorialComments ⋅ Jul 24, 2012
One of the founding fathers of CLAE, Seoul-born and NYC-raised entrepreneur, Sung Choi has come a long way in his career as a footwear designer. From PNB Nation and DC Shoes to Lakai Limited Footwear to founding CLAE, Choi has proven himself more tha...

CLAE 2013 Spring/Summer Collection Preview

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 24, 2012
Designer footwear label CLAE is unflinching in its consistency towards delivering top quality and innovative shoes for men. Nowhere is that design more evident than in the label’s forthcoming Spring/Summer 2013 capsule collection. Showcased at...

Our Favorite Shop Los Angeles Grand Opening Recap

StyleComments ⋅ May 29, 2012
Presented by CLAE and founder/creative director Sung Choi, Our Favorite Shop in Los Angeles recently held its grand opening. With jerk chicken, kilabi, Pepsi and Singha brews on hand, the opening event included ping-pong and domino tables and feature...

CLAE 2012 Spring/Summer Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 26, 2012
Footwear brand CLAE has been committed to delivering innovative and mature silhouette designs to each consecutive collection of shoes. This profound ethos remains intact with the brand’s latest installment for Spring/Summer 2012. The forthcomin...

Our Favorite Shop Los Angeles

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 22, 2012
Already open to customers, Our Favorite Shop (OFS) is a retail/creative space presented by CLAE. In addition to serving as a retail platform for the brand and for an assortment of creative products, the space will also house the brand’s creative stud...

CLAE 2012 Spring Midnight Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Feb 21, 2012
As part of its Spring/Summer 2012 lineup, CLAE introduces the Midnight Collection, a series of classic CLAE staples produced in a midnight blue hue. Ranging from perforated leather, to suede and full-grain leather, the textile-friendly range spans mo...