both is a Parisian-based independent footwear brand that fuses streamlined designs with a one-of-a-kind rubber technique, championing innovative shoe design with a unique globalised branding and artistic approach. With an ever-evolving and contemporary artistic value and a freshened "east-meets-west" attitude at its roots, both extends its footprint across the world, and continues to engage with an inter-connected global audience while launching collaborative projects.
The both x CHARLES & KEITH collection, centred around 90s punk vibes and urban-chic streetwear aesthetics, is a modern take on the art of imperfection. Reflecting the innovative and experimental design ethos that the two brands share, the bags and shoes in this exclusive range exude a unique retro-futuristic mood.
BOTH X CHARLES & KEITH
CHARLES & KEITH and Paris-based independent footwear brand both have teamed up to create an exclusive collection. Centred around 90s punk vibes and urban-chic streetwear aesthetics, this stylish and edgy collection is a modern take on the art of imperfection.SHOP THE COLLECTION
Available in black, white and a special print - created by layering gold marble foil over a lemon-yellow background - this collaborative collection features iconic grunge elements, such as androgynous shoe styles and distinctive metallic details, that give a nod to the transgressive 90s social movement while celebrating the youthful zeal of the current generation.
With respect for the past and hope for the future, the both x CHARLES & KEITH collection seeks to look back and move forward at the same time. Reflecting the innovative and experimental design ethos that the two brands share, the bags and shoes in this exclusive range exude a unique retro-futuristic mood. Traditional Chelsea boots and loafers are updated with both's signature curved rubber soles, which have a sculptural form that will bring elegance to streetwear. A baguette shoulder bag is given chunky straps for a maximalist effect, while a structured bucket bag features a magnetic closure that folds over to create a sleek elliptical form.
Inspired by the ancient Japanese art form of Kintsugi - a traditional method of mending broken things with gold - the seams on the footwear in this creative collection are purposefully uneven, and highlighted in gold and silver. This serves as a visual reminder for their wearer to embrace flaws and imperfections, while adding a subtle yet eye-catching shine to the designs.SHOP THE COLLECTION
IMAGINARY YOU BY BOTH X CHARLES & KEITH
In a fantastical world fuelled by creativity, there exists Imaginary You. Conceptualised by CHARLES & KEITH and both, this launch not only marks CHARLES & KEITH’s foray into the world of NFTs, but showcases pieces from the latest both x CHARLES & KEITH collection as modeled by Unreal.Zoe. The winning bidder will also receive collaboration collectibles — a bag and pair of shoes of their choice — on top of whitelist status and exclusive previews to upcoming CHARLES & KEITH collections. Simply reach out to us on twitter @Charles_Keith after winning the bid! T&Cs AppliesAVAILABLE AT MAGIC EDEN
Jennie from BLACKPINK elevated her stage presence at Coachella 2023 by donning a bold and stunning cut-out dress, complemented by the Jules leather Chelsea boots from the both x CHARLES & KEITH collection. These chic and comfortable boots helped Jennie put her best foot forward for the performance, enhancing her overall style and her already stunning appearance.
Model MIA REGAN (@mimimoocher) look cool and chic in an off-duty outfit featuring a button-up denim tank top and fashionable bicycle shorts. She accessorised her look with the Jules leather Chelsea boots and Jules leather belted bucket bag, which added an edgy touch to the casual and trendy ensemble.
Digital creator @mainasuarezz put together a casual trans-seasonal look that is comfortable and chic. Buttoning up a dark denim jacket over black shorts, she stepped out in the printed Jules platform buckled loafers, which she wore with black socks. Slinging the Jules leather chain-embellished bag on her shoulder, she exuded a cool and youthful confidence.
Dressed in a fur-trimmed cardigan and tailored mini-skirt, content creator and fashion star @ngc1961 chose comfort by completing her chic and modern outfit with the sturdy Jules platform buckled loafers, which allowed her to take steady strides on a rainy day. The Jules leather belted bucket bag makes for a stylish and practical finishing touch.
Fashion influencer @lapetitejamie created a street-meets-preppy aesthetic with the grunge-inspired accessories from the both x CHARLES & KEITH collection. Layering a sheer white shirt over a cropped tank top and mini-skirt, she completed her outfit with the Jules platform buckled loafers and Jules leather chain-embellished bag in always-stylish black.
Pulling a black over-sized jacket over a strapless mini dress in the same shade, the style-savvy @merrymarie_ created a sophisticated colour-coordinated look by accessorising with the Jules leather Chelsea boots and Jules leather chain-embellished bag in white. These androgynous designs with metallic details elevate her minimalist outfit, making it stand out in all the right ways.
Fashion writer Alyssa Coscarelli (@alyssainthecity) cleverly incorporated both minimalist and maximalist elements into a single outfit. Pulling on a furry shag coat over a simple cream dress, she completed her eclectic look with the Jules platform buckled loafers in an impossible-to-miss yellow-and-gold print.
Pairing a cut-out bodysuit with baggy camo-print cargo pants, YouTuber @yurinoxx aced the utilitarian, military-inspired style. Accessorising with the Jules leather Chelsea boots and Jules leather belted bucket bag in matching white, she amped up the cool factor with their rugged silver details, and brought her casual-chic ensemble to the next level.
Content creator and style maven @nephtys_laurent is known for her sleek and modern sense of style. Dressed in an all-black ensemble that plays with proportions, she added bold and striking metallic accents with her accessories — the cool and edgy Jules leather Chelsea boots and Jules leather belted bucket bag - for a striking visual impact.
Playing with proportions to create a head-turning outfit, actress and model Khadijha Red Thunder (@khadijha) layered a soft trenchcoat over a grey collared bodysuit. She grounded her unconventional trans-seasonal look with the sturdy Jules leather Chelsea boots, and went hands-free with the cool and practical Jules leather belted bucket bag.
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