Posts tagged “Le Coq Sportif

French/Australian Alliance

Posted on July 14, 2013

During a surge of repetitive releases, the guys over at Sneaker Freaker have kept it fresh by putting their touch on a trainer that's just recently re-emerged back into the trainer scene, the Flash, a running model that was originally released back in 1990 and to our knowledge hasn't seen a re-release until now. We'd previously mentioned in our London Store Opening post that Le Coq Sportif has come back with a bang and we're sure a lot of people would agree with that as their on-going collaborative work is only raising awareness of the 130 year old French brand more and more on a global level and submerging itself into the minds of trainer connoisseurs and collectors alike, anyways let's [...] Read more

Nothing Sweeter Than Macaroons

Posted on June 5, 2013

To celebrate the launch of their new collaboration with Le Coq Sportif, Footpatrol hosted an event for a select few to preview their ‘Macaron Edition’ Eclats, allowing people to get some hands on time with the trainers before they went on sale to the general public and as expected everyone loved them, including us. The rest of the evening consisted of tasty matching macarons and a lot of gin and tonic that had a few people wavey but all of that mixed in with a few goodie bags made for a great night.   Two days later we were invited back down to the store to shoot the launch and we were glad to see the size of the turnout when we got there in the morning. The first few people in the [...] Read more

Le Coq Sportif à Londres

Posted on June 5, 2013

Two weeks ago Le Coq Sportif hosted an in-store event to promote the launch of their new Concept store in Covent Garden, London, which we were kindly invited to attend.   After we were done taking pictures we indulged in the extremely tasty food that was downstairs, alongside some beer of course, and then had a good browse around the store checking out their current collection. Later on in the evening we found out that the French brand is 130 years old this year , making it one hell of an old company with a lot of history behind it and to celebrate this they unveiled a sculpture of bicycle tires made by the Wilson brothers representing the brands long term cycling heritage.   The store [...] Read more