Japanese imprint Hender Scheme has turned its hand to rubber for its latest footwear drop, dubbed the “PARALLEL / FRONT GORE.”
The rubber slip-on silhouette is based on Hender Scheme’s leather-wrapped “FRONT GORE” shoe, a pair which showcases the label’s excellence in producing high-quality handcrafted premium leather products. Deviating from its high-standard leather pieces, Hender Scheme delivers the rubber alternative in black and dark brown, as well as a rainbow-paneled look.
The Ryo Kashiwazaki-helmed company has transformed its in-house-designed formal shoe into a rain bootie using traditional manual manufacturing methods. Hender Scheme has delivered a trio of clean slip-ons that echo the welded one-piece aesthetic derived from its handmade construction, which is done by sticking rubber to an aluminum last and baking it with firewood.
The Hender Scheme “PARALLEL / FRONT GORE” slip-on will release on the brand’s website and at its physical outposts on 11 May for ¥ 18,000 JPY (approx. $165 USD).
For more rubber-wrapped goodness, check out the soles on the glow-in-the-dark YEEZY BOOST 350 V2.
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2nd release of the “PARALLEL/” line, “PARALLEL/ FRONT GORE” will be available from the 11th of May, along with the original leather shoes called “front gore”. “PARALLEL/ FRONT GORE” is a reproduction of the original model using a different manufacturing process to produce a pair of rubber shoes. Hender Schemeの既存のプロダクトを異なるアプローチでリプロダクトするライン、「PARALLEL/」の第２弾となる「PARALLEL/ FRONT GORE」を、5/11(土)より発売いたします。 model: PARALLEL/ FRONT GORE, front gore(original model) color: black, dark brown, rainbow place: スキマ 恵比寿、合羽橋、Online shop（sukima Ebisu, Kappabashi and online shop）and retailers in Japan. delivery: May 11th #henderscheme #parallel #スキマ