Common Projects is an American luxury footwear company.
|Founder||Prathan Poopat, Flavio Girolami|
The company was founded in 2004 by Prathan Poopat, an American-based art director, and Flavio Girolami, an Italian creative consultant. The shoes are hand-stitched in Italy, and often use Italian Nappa leather.
The company name came about as Poopat and Girolami were working on a number of 'common' projects together, the original 'Achilles' shoe included, while living in separate countries. All of their shoes feature a line of numbers along the heel, displaying the style, the size and color, respectively. In the brand’s early years, these numbers could be rubbed off, but, now, they are branded in gold foil.
Awards and honorsEdit
Common Projects have been awarded "Sneaker of the Week" twice by GQ magazine.
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- ^ "Common Ground: A Conversation With Prathan Poopat And Flavio Girolami". The Line. Retrieved 2014-09-05.
- ^ Johnson, Noah (2014-07-31). "Common Projects Makes More New Classics for Fall '14". Style.com. Retrieved 2014-09-05.
- ^ Schneier, Matthew (25 June 2014). "At Men's Fashion Weeks, White Sneakers Appear On and Off the Runways". The New York Times. Retrieved 2014-09-05.
- ^ Xu, Bifen (2 October 2009). ""Asked and Answered | Common Projects"". T: The New York Times Style Magazine. Retrieved 2014-09-05.
- ^ "Common Projects - The Perfect Sneaker". Sneaker Freaker. 2008-09-16. Retrieved 2014-09-05.
- ^ a b Breslin, Yale (2012-11-19). "Common Projects: Form & Function". Life+Times. Retrieved 2014-09-05.
- ^ "Common Projects: What to Know About the Footwear Brand". Highsnobiety. Retrieved 2020-08-26.
- ^ DeLeon, Jian (2014-02-14). "Sneaker of the Week: Common Projects B-Ball Low: The GQ Eye". GQ. Retrieved 2014-09-05.
- ^ Coats, Brian (2011-06-13). "Sneaker of the Week: Common Projects: The GQ Eye". GQ. Retrieved 2014-09-05.