01JP High Top Sneaker in Black
01JP High Top Sneaker in Black
01JP High Top Sneaker in Black
01JP High Top Sneaker in Black
01JP High Top Sneaker in Black
01JP High Top Sneaker in Black
01JP High Top Sneaker in Black
Shoes Like Pottery

01JP High Top Sneaker in Black


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  • The signature high top sneaker from Shoes Like Pottery is a flexible and durable canvas sneaker crafted in Japan. The sneaker was forged using the ancient Japanese technique "Ka-ryu" - a vulcanizing process that includes firing the outsoles in a kiln, giving each pair a unique texture and finish. The shoes are fitted with reinforced heels and toes, a cushioned in-sole, and the brand's signature rubber stamp and contrasting blue sole.
    • Made using the artisan kiln fired "Ka-ryu" process
    • Textured rubber out-sole
    • Vulcanized construction
    • Reinforcement at heel and toe
    • 8 brass eyelets
    • Cushioned in-sole
    • 100% cotton
    • Made in Japan

    Featured In:
    - The Mill Issue No. 004: Blue Owl Workshop's Guide to Texture
    - The Mill Issue No. 003: Product Spotlight - Introducing Shoes Like Pottery

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  • Shoes Like Pottery are listed in men's sizes and generally run large.
    Take the same size as Converse or Red Wing. If you are a half size in these brands, size up a half size to the nearest full size.
    Take a full size down from Nike or New Balance. If you are a half size in these brands, size down a half size to the nearest full size.
    These are general guidelines. For individual sizing advice, please email us at sales@blueowl.us.
    US Size JP Size EU Size US Women's Size
    4 21.5 35.5 6
    5 22.5 37 7
    6 23.5 38 8
    7 24.5 39.5 9
    8 25.5 41 10
    9 26.5 42 11
    10 27.5 43 12
    11 28.5 44 13
    12 29.5 45.5 14
  • Since 1873, Shoes Like Pottery has been handcrafting canvas sneakers in their Kurume, Fukuoka studio. Each and every sneaker is forged using the ancient Japanese technique "Ka-ryu" - a vulcanizing process that includes firing the outsoles in a kiln, giving each pair a unique texture and finish akin to artisan ceramics.