Aimé Léon has made is mark in the American fashion scene. After putting out their first silhouette I jumped in to elaborate a style that would pursue the aesthetic of the brand while completing the initial footwear they had develop. The Chelsneaker came as an hybrid the same way the brand plays between it's street heritage and the ventures into a more tailored world.
This waterproof version of the Sk8-High was designed for Montréal famous chief Chuck Hughes. In a collaboration with staple boutique OTH, the sneaker was meant to be versatile. Allowing the cook to work in a kitchen and then go out for a drink without having to worry about the weather.
The politics editors at Kipp Harbor Times were covering the memorial development of former president Dwight D. Eisenhower. They needed a visual that conveyed the differing opinions surrounding the story.