Brand: Mastermind x SearchNDesign

Model: Ghost Shox

Key Features: The upper is constructed using Italian tanned leather and features a strap across the forefoot as well as a RiRi zipper running down the back of the heel. The shoe, which sits a top a Vibram outsole that is exclusive to this design, includes a removable inner neoprene sock that doubles as an indoor slipper. The label’s instantly recognizable skull and bones logo is seen on the high-top ankle support.

Release Date: February 1

Price: €1,217 (approximately $1,485 USD)

Buy: SearchNDesign and select retailers

Editor’s Notes: SearchNDesign is the Italian-based underground design studio that works with brands such as Lardini, Fear of God, Greats, Nick Wooster, and United Arrows & Sons to create premium bespoke sneakers.

Tasked with taking brands’ products to the next level, it comes as no surprise that Masaaki Homma’s label, Mastermind, has teamed up with SearchNDesign to ultimately create a ultra luxe basketball-inspired high-top sneaker.

The removable neoprene sock that doubles as a house slipper is a subtle nod to Japanese culture, while the RiRi zipper and premium Italian leathers used on the upper ensure the Ghost Shox is worth its high retail price.

Flip through the three colorways above and look out for these to drop globally on February 1.

In other sneaker news, an all-white Virgil Abloh x Nike Air Jordan 1 was teased at OFF–WHITE’s FW18 presentation in Paris.

To stay informed about new releases, be sure to follow Highsnobiety on Twitter and Instagram, as well as our sneaker chatbot on Facebook to receive lightning quick updates on release dates, sneaker street style, shopping tips, and more.

Our designated shopping section features products that we love and want to share with you. Highsnobiety has affiliate marketing partnerships, which means we may receive a commission from your purchase.

What To Read Next