My top three: Mark Smith


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Week 3: this week's top three comes courtesy of Mark Smith, one half of the creative duo behind Manchester's brilliant ProperMag.

Nike Lava Dome

"I wear these more than I should. The ones pictured are pretty rare, a Steven Alan mashup with extra posh suede and dark red swoosh. As someone who can't shake sports footwear but is traipsing with trepidation towards his 37th year, these are grown up enough to get away with, yet still pretty contemporary, therefore ideal for chapter one of my midlife crisis."

Saucony x Penfield Shadow
"Similar to those Lava Dome, these are the type of robust shoes that'd guard against an autumnal tumble. Sturdy and stylish, but also just dead dead nice."

adidas SL80
"The mix of colour, the silhouette and the right mix between sport and street. I bloody love these, so much so that I bought an original pair that were knackered, nursed them back to health, then broke them again. I now stick to a more recent reissue."

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