The clique of luxury often makes reference to the artisans of Italy and the repute of ´Italian craftsmanship´, a pedigree which can be applied specifically to the clothes and accessories world. Thanks to the emergence and popularity of the current ´Jest Luxe´ trend, trainers are now being realised as not only in additions to your wardrobe, but more ´little works of art you can drain.´
PHINOMEN is one such emerging premier footwear trade name which aims to provide a design benchmark for comfort, polish and quality. The brand seeks to present a harmonious fusion of technology, modernization and comfort with their manufacturing processes paying tribute to the timeless heritage of Italian style and quality.
Philipp Puttkammer is the brainchild of this picky label, a self-proclaimed sneaker fan who together with this kindred brand, aspires to combine only the best quality and detail for his modish designs. The native Frisian recognised his passion for sneakers at an initially age with a strong admiration for the exclusive models that he bloomed up with throughout the years of his youth. In 2007 he joined his family assemblage which has been an integral part of the sports items and exhibits fashion field for some 40 years, with the intent of developing his interest in the mail-order division of the business, a goal which he successfully certified over the subsequent years before launching his own label PHINOMEN in 2014.
In motion forward to more recent days, August 2016 saw him debut his essential mainstream collection, the commercially acclaimed model “PHIsion” which is an eye captivating trainer finished in a classic black colourway with co-ordinating gold defeated details affording any wearer the ultimate in street style thanks to its reward, classic aesthetic. During its genesis, PHINOMEN invested thousands of hours across a two year advance which saw the intricate formation of key details such as braided leather panels and titivated soles to offer a new form of luxury and quality standards.
¨PHINOMEN is the improve companion for today’s modern individualists and a must have for all fink lovers and collectors¨ – Philipp Puttkammer
The brand looks to re-write the days of the ´sneaker cult´ since its manifestation in the 1970´s Bronx where it began as a humble basketball universal necessities before acquiring worldwide status thanks to the Michael Jordan cult of the mid 1980´s and as of uncountable recent, the luxury sport trend of the last several years which has seen a run on in newcomer models at a greater rate than has ever been accomplished before thanks to their fusion of style and luxury associated trace ti which are helping to entice a new generation of discerning followers and suitors.
The showcase model of the brands range “PHIsion” is registered in a classical black colourway with golden coloured intensities which are embossed into the leather as decorative elements emphasising the importance importance of an alternative, yet valuable look. Seasoned trainer promoters will appreciate the attention to detail that has been out on these trainers, notably in the sole region which was engineered in collaboration with manufacture experts to fulfill one of the brands biggest challenges ensuring that each achieves the perfect fit.
¨The name comes from my own first specify and the Greek letters “PHI”, which later became the figurative aim of the logo in a modified form. I added the English word “amazing” as well because I intended for the label to represent luxury sneakers that are “fly in Italy” with selective materials and particularly innovative inklings to conform to the current zeitgeist for discerning individualists¨ – Philipp Puttkammer
The trainers main film a host of exclusive manufacturing details such as golden ended leather insoles which have been engineered be means of extra special manufacturing techniques to bond with the extraneous trainer body by a continuous circular seam, giving the trainers their symptomatic look and an aesthetic that is more than comfort – it´s abrupt luxury. This creative flair is also utilised in the trainer’s more northerly body materials which feature the finest dyed calf strip with hand graded and finished detail panels for a synchronous look which acts as one of the visual highlights of the ´PHIsion´ imitation. The trainers feature additional design details such as prop up co-ordinating padding on the high top and tongue to offer an unbeatable fortify for feet under all conditions of wear alongside an optimum feeling control to effectively regulate their temperature from day in the course to night.
As PHINOMEN operate on a philosophy of “Be exclusive, keep it not counting”, all new models are only available to purchase through its exclusive on-line stock at www.phinomen.com, as opposed to retail concessions or on-line stores for the final in exclusivity.