The right occasion calls for the right footwear. Aston Martin figures its customers should have the right shoes to drive their GTs, so the British automaker has collaborated with the shoemakers at John Lobb on a special collection of driving shoes.

Called Winner Sport, the shoes are made of full-grain calfskin, lined with sheepskin and perforated in just the right places for a unique look. A joint design effort between Aston Martin design director Marek Reichman and his counterpart Andrés Hernández at John Lobb, they feature bonded rubber soles (in either white or red, with coordinating laces) that wrap underneath the shoe for better pedal control. Like what you see? Click the images to view in higher resolution and follow the jump for the full press release.
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DESIGN IN MOTION - TWO BRITISH BRANDS UNITE

20 March 2012, Gaydon; Two of the finest British names join forces for a unique project: Winner Sport – the ultimate lightweight driver's shoe.

Co-designed by Aston Martin's Director of Design Marek Reichman and John Lobb's Creative Director Andrés Hernández, this sleek aerodynamic shoe, with its finely-tuned detailing, speaks to the world of the automobile yet sits comfortably within the John Lobb collection.

Winner Sport embodies the style, craftsmanship and quality for which both brands are celebrated the world over.

Crafted around John Lobb's 8695 last, Winner Sport is made from full-grain calfskin and lined with supple sheepskin. Soft padding has been added at the ankle for comfort, and metallic eyelets, punched with a wheel of fine holes, reflect the automotive design cues of Aston Martin. Unlike the more formal, welted John Lobb shoes, Winner Sport is created with a specially-engineered bonded rubber sole that wraps beneath the shoe, giving a sleek line and a sporting feel.

Winner Sport is available in an exciting range of colour combinations: Graphite Grey, Winter Wheat, Frost White and Saddle Tan are all made with the Sporty Stratos White rubber sole. Storm Black, Bitter Chocolate, Westminster Green and Aurora Blue are made with Racy Fire Red rubber soles. Coordinating red and white laces complete the Winner Sport look.

Winner Sport will be previewed at the opening of the new Aston Martin W-One Store in London's Park Lane and at John Lobb Jermyn Street this March. As of May 2012 Winner Sport will be available at selected John Lobb and Aston Martin stores worldwide.


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      natron3030
      • 2 Years Ago
      These will look awesome and add weight to my words when I command the common folk to go back to their shanties.
      New Shel
      • 2 Years Ago
      Who has feet shaped like that? good for killing roaches in a corner, I suppose.
      • 2 Years Ago
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      Brian
      • 2 Years Ago
      I want to qualify that I love Autoblog - it's the best website I know of to satisfy my automotive fix and, after Yahoo headlines, it's the first website I bring up in the morning. I just felt that, other than being a curiosity, the article seemed out of place.
      MotionDesigner
      • 2 Years Ago
      The ones on the left with the white laces look pretty good. But putting red laces and red soles automatically makes them look like bowling shoes.
      Shiftright
      • 2 Years Ago
      Will they come with a pair of Cygnet baby shoes?
      redman12
      • 2 Years Ago
      The brown one on the left is not bad.. Price is the question.
      nearprairie
      • 2 Years Ago
      "How very Metrosexual you look," said the big, bad Wolf as he licked his chops.
      kuntknife
      • 2 Years Ago
      What's up with people bashing autoblog? I think it's perfectly valid to post an article like this. Aston Martin is indeed an automaker, and I'd like to know what they're doing as a company. Do you really want to see articles about automotive-themed watches going away too? As long as the title is accurate, I'm perfectly fine with off-topic posts that remotely relate to cars. This title tells you everything, so if you don't want to know about it, skip over it. Jalopnik is far worse with stuff like "Lindsay Lohan’s $80,000 Porsche Hits Person And Drives Away". And then after reading it you realize she wasn't actually driving, no one was hurt, no charges were pressed, etc.
        tump
        • 2 Years Ago
        @kuntknife
        It's even worse when the anti-motorcycle crew chimes in like idiots and has to be reminded that motorcycles are indeed automobiles, by definition.
        Carbon Fibre
        • 2 Years Ago
        @kuntknife
        Agreed, same goes to watches.
      Polly Prissy Pants
      • 2 Years Ago
      Every day it seems Autoblog drifts further and further away from "obsessively covering the auto industry." On the plus side, you can easily go from cruising down Sunset Lane to a game of ten pin with you pals at the All Star Lanes with a pair of these fine shoes.
      ERNSTEVERYTHING
      • 2 Years Ago
      more nonsense.. utter drivel..
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