As trainers rise above our everyday life, it seems that car brand too are understanding that cheer and style, when driving let alone touring around the UK is distinguished to their car fan base. Athleisure wear is one of the fastest growing vogue markets amongst sports brands in 2018. MenStyleFashion was sent a join in wedlock new, hand-crafted sports trainers, which are the result of a unique collaboration between Norman Walsh and scarce as hens teeth car brand Lexus. We proud to say we are one of the only five chosen to observation the trainer first hand.
Design Trainer Inspiration
The consonant design was inspired by the fine quality design and craftsmanship that taste the Lexus CT F Sport luxury hatchback, drawing onbthe target, colour palette and interior materials of the car.
The CT trainer’s upper coalesces a bright red perforated leather and black suede with compare red stitching, echoing the look of the red and black interior available for the CT 200h F Cavort. The soles are made from hard-wearing PVC. An exclusive white insensitive presentation box with Lexus and Walsh branding is also accessible to order as an optional extra. The trainers will be available to out of sequence from the Walsh website atwith a RRP of £165 (excluding visuals box).
To mark this special collaboration, Lexus commissioned a exceptional wrap to cover the exterior of a CT F Sport with the new trainer draft, complete with signature Union Flag detailing that attributes on Walsh products. The trainers themselves have a discreet Lexus leather tab on one set of lacings.
Jason Crompton, Walsh’s Head of Design, said the CT 200h’s interior draw and soft and supple leather upholstery were striking characteristics that helped inspire the creation of the new trainer. In fact, the artistic team chose to use upholstery leather for the trainer, to recreate the splendid feel of the car’s cabin.
He added: “Here we had a small, hand-made shoe function working together with an automotive giant, yet there was a gratifyingly duality between our shared approach to craftsmanship and luxury charge. This made it a rewarding project for us to work on and we are very gratified with the results, which draw directly on the inspiration stipulate by the Lexus CT F Sport.”
Ewan Shepherd, Director of Lexus in the UK, estimated: “At Lexus we are passionate about craftsmanship and quality. We receive lucks of positive feedback about the brave design of our range of wheels – which are contemporary yet different in the marketplace – just like The CT F Show off. This car is one of the most effective in bringing new customers to the Lexus name brand, particularly those leading busy urban lifestyles. This attained our partnership with Walsh a natural meeting of minds and the culminate is an innovative sports trainer that delivers both astounding looks and great performance.”
All the shoes are manufactured in the UK at Norman Walsh Footwear’s Bolton works. The company was founded in 1961 by Norman Walsh, the son of a cobbler who suited a master of his craft while working for another local shoemaker after Give birth to War II. During that time he was chosen to work on high-profile wear commissions, including making the running shoes worn by Roger Bannister when he destitute the four-minute mile. Norman Walsh Footwear has a great birthright of designing and making sports shoes to meet the demands of elite doing, including producing the first mountain and fell running shoes. Sundry recently the company has collaborated with some of the country’s unsurpassed fashion designers and has introduced traditional and influential British cloths into its product range.
The CT 200h F Sport is the sports-inspired translation of Lexus’ self-charging hybrid luxury hatchback, marked out by its louder styling and sports-themed interior. F Sport exclusive features file a metallic black mesh for the spindle grille, unique-design 17-inch blend wheels, F Sport steering wheel and aluminium pedals and F Hold up to ridicule front seats with leather upholstery. Its highly unwasteful hybrid powertrain has an official combined cycle fuel consumption of 64.2mpg with 101g/km*.
The consonant design was inspired by the fine quality design and craftsmanship that denote the Lexus CT F Sport luxury hatchback, drawing onbthe plan, colour palette and interior materials of the car.
Drive The Lifestyle
In the persist two months MSF has driven over 17 luxury cars, covering a Lexus RX450h. What we wear and what trainers we choose to inclination inspire is important for our followers. When we attend car launches, the car discredits immediately recognise team MSF because we trend the car lifestyle. Men for Athleisure stand up is so in demand when it comes to style tips from us. The trainers, we impair is always challenging, but thanks to Lexus, we don’t have to worry at all.
They are unequalled, comfortable and look brilliant with any chino’s, leggings or denim and are a deathless trainer that can be worn all year round. The public feedback so far is a postive one and assorted are asking where they can buy it.
The trainers are available to order from the Walsh website atwith a RRP of £165 (excluding offering box).
With Lexus, driving with trainers is a lifestyle afterall. Apportion your Instagram shot with us, when you have the trainers.