29 Oct '13, 11pm

The @24_KILATES & @lecoqsportif Flash drops on Saturday. #crookedtongues #lecoqsportif

The @24_KILATES & @lecoqsportif Flash drops on Saturday. #crookedtongues #lecoqsportif

Barcelona's 24 Kilates have done a lot of collaborations recently and we've enjoyed a lot of them. Never afraid to go wild with the colours, that Spanish temperament manifests itself in the upper of their take on the early 1990s Flash design. Normally we've been briefed on a concept ahead of time, but we're not sure what the idea was behind this 24K makeover — what we do know is that there's an agreeable blend of aqua blue to offset that red and dead the Dorothy's shoes effect that can be off putting on a runner with too much rouge (though Kanye's co-sign seems to be making red flooded footwear into objects of desire). The Le Coq Sportif Flash is a decent shoe, but it needs a strong palette applied with the confidence to bring it to life (incidentally, there's a Crooked Tongues variation coming soon) — a black stripe on the medial side is a nice contrast to what's going on...

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