Sydney luxe leather brand Von-Röutte drops its debut sneaker collection
Folks, there is a reason the phrase “Keep it simple, stupid!” is so popular – when it comes to design, oftentimes less is more. This ethos is the core of Sydney-based brand Von-Röutte, a luxe fashion label that has its focus rooted in principles of modernism. The brand’s sleek, chic leather bags have won the hearts of many due to a marriage of function and aesthetics, and now Von-Röutte has decided to follow this style path into the realm of footwear.
The creative duo behind Von-Röutte really know a thing or two about making beautiful things, so it comes as no surprise that the brand’s sneaker collection is another knockout. Gus Agra and Marina Tokarski have clocked years of experience fusing fashion and graphic design to create wares that are both simple and sophisticated. Seeing as the pair has already conquered the bag market with true grace, they decided to have a crack at applying the brand’s Nordic-inspired principles of simplicity, functionality and beauty into a collection of footwear – and hot damn, did it pay off.
When it comes to specific design inspiration, the debut Von-Röutte sneaker collection is heavily influenced by urban environments. Of the four styles in the collection – Lyon, Rochelle, Montreux and Kyso – each has been crafted to reflect urban design elements of particular cities, meaning each has a distinct and definable aesthetic. An assortment of four colourways is spread across the collection – black, white, grey and olive tones are anchored with the Von-Röutte logo. The collection has been handmade in Portugal using natural materials to the tune of nubuck, suede and leather, as well as a helping of recycled elements.
If your feet could use a treat, you can shop the full range of Von-Röutte footwear on the brand’s official website.