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Hide & Jack

Hide & Jack

a contemporary and playful reinterpretation of minimal lines sneakers, entirely handmade in Italy.

Hide & Jack is a young, Italian shoe company.

History.

In spite of its name, Hide&Jack is a 100% Italian brand whose story began in 2014 by the two brothers Alberto and Nicola Franceschi, inspired by R. L. Stevenson’s novel “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde”.

Leitmotiv of Hide&Jack collections is a contemporary and playful reinterpretation of the concept of dualism to emphasize that each pair of shoes can hide a double personality.

Sneakers with minimal lines, show their stronger side through the colored mix of soles and uppers.

Quality, accuracy, refinement, attention and care in the manufacturing process result from the handcrafted pattern of most companies that have made big brands which chose shoe factories of the Brenta River for the production of footwear of the most exclusive brands. The same model can be presented in 208 different color combinations.

The main difference of the brand is a chic color palette, as well as the use of fittings, consisting of 40% pure gold.

Hide & Jack produces several main shoe lines: Hyde offers models with individual, bright and colorful designs. Volcanic is made from premium, vulcanized rubber. Bounce offers minimalistic models for active sports. Biker, on the other hand, includes a collection inspired by expensive cars and racing.

Hide & Jack gold sneakers

For example, the brand released a pair of gold sneakers, not for everyone.

Gold-tone mirrored leather Silverstone low top sneakers featuring a round toe, a lace-up front fastening, a brand embossed tongue, mesh panels, a rubber sole and rubber patches.

Their collections have been appreciated by leading publications and young influencers: Vogue Italia and Alessandra Ambrosio, GQ and Patrick Schwarzenegger, as well as motor racing champion Jorge Lorenzo, models Antonia Garrn and Elisa Senaui, actor Rodrigo Santoro and many others.

The Italian brand Hide&Jack has created a collection of sneakers for charity together with M10, the personal brand of Mesut Ozil.

Mesut Ozil. footballer

Mesut Ozil’s M10 brand has hooked up with Italian contemporary sneaker house, Hide & Jack to produce ‘The Cage’ in 2020: a shoe designed to celebrate the German’s childhood and personal story, with all the profits from the sales being donated to help children affected by the Covid-19 crisis in Italy.

With this collaboration, the creativity and elegance of Made in Italy meet the career of a world-class top player, world champion. The Arsenal footballer has always been at the forefront of charitable care and on several occasions has offered part of his finances for social, charitable and generally welfare causes.

The Cage

Timeline

2020
"The Cage" was presented.
2014
Brand was founded.

Patents

Further Resources

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Brand

Web

Hide & Jack for Amici 18 - Fotoshoe Magazine

Web

January 3, 2019

Hide&Jack Italian sneakers are dynamic, dual, and conscious

Web

June 23, 2021

References

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