The ARCH Ellison TR: Update 2

The ARCH Ellison TR: Update 2

The ARCH Ellison TR is officially under production. After the first batch of samples and another sample colorway, the final decisions are made. Total: 120 Pair – As usual I expect damage from the shipment at about 5%. Usually it’s right at 10%, but I have a new manufacturer and I only had to pay for samples once. Which was a very good thing. Size breakdown: Size 7 – 5…

Behind the Scenes of Shoemaking | Maker’s Row Blog

I recently discovered Maker’s Row and I’ve been trying to share information from the site. I will register for it soon and keep you abreast of what develops once I join. Check out this blog post by @cesardsgns on the site. I will be sharing a lot of information on shoe production and shoe websites as I complete the production of the Ellison TR shoe. While I’m not making a…

First Shoe In Production for 2015

First Shoe In Production for 2015

The first shoe in production for 2015 is an athletic casual trainer featuring suede and canvas. The tentative name for the shoe is the ARCH Ellison TR. My favorite novel is Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man . To me it is the greatest American novel. The book influenced me during my time in college and has always been the book I have wanted to discuss in literature and when dealing with…

A Real Update for 2015

A Real Update for 2015

As I’ve been working on CBP and developing my new book: The 30 Day Project, I’ve also set out to work on ARCH. I haven’t forgotten about my brand and the great work accomplished last year. Instead of focusing on trying to run a Kickstarter, which I might do still, I’m looking at the numbers and the trends in footwear and there is a real shift happening. Let me rewind……

Thanks for a great 2014!

Thanks for a great 2014!

This is just a quick post to thank everyone who visits the site and has supported ARCH this year. I had one of the best years as a startup due to Kickstarter. I still have a very difficult road in regard to moving ARCH forward as a brand and in 2015 my work will be more organic. I will work on it when I have the finances and ability to…

New From ARCH: ARCH Incognito Waterproof Tech Jacket

New From ARCH: ARCH Incognito Waterproof Tech Jacket

ARCH Incognito Waterproof Tech Jacket (Fall/Winter 2014 Available November 25th) Materials: polyester shell- mesh lining Purpose: Designed to protect you from the elements during biking or running. A jacket designed with a variety of hidden pockets for the tech savvy athlete who has to carry a lot of equipment on a busy day. Sizing: XL up to 6’2″ Size XS S M L XL Length HIGH SHOULDER TO BOTTOM 27…

The Next Step in Staying Motivated

The Next Step in Staying Motivated

I posted this picture during the Kickstarter campaign to show me working out by using a Kinect game to shadowbox. I’m posting it now because it perfectly represents the next step I’m taking in the development of ARCH as a brand and developing my own brand. If you aren’t aware I also operate a blogging and publishing platform named CBP: www.cbpublish.com. The platform shares a lot of information on art,…

ARCH CG097III – Kickstarter Pack (Aztec Red/Black-White)

ARCH CG097III – Kickstarter Pack (Aztec Red/Black-White)

The ARCH CG097III is the latest training footwear from ARCH. The shoe was designed by backers on Kickstarter. The lightweight trainer features a segmented outsole to allow the foot to utilize more natural movement for better performance. A great shoe for running, or for crossfit and gym workouts, the CG097III unlike it’s competitors uses real suede instead of synthetics giving the shoe a quality build. Each pair ships with an…

ARCH CG097III – Kickstarter Pack (Haze Grey/Black-White) Sold Out!

ARCH CG097III – Kickstarter Pack (Haze Grey/Black-White) Sold Out!

The ARCH CG097III is the latest training footwear from ARCH. The shoe was designed by backers on Kickstarter. The lightweight trainer features a segmented outsole to allow the foot to utilize more natural movement for better performance. A great shoe for running, or for crossfit and gym workouts, the CG097III unlike it’s competitors uses real suede instead of synthetics giving the shoe a quality build. Each pair ships with an…

ARCH CG097III – Kickstarter Pack (Pitt Yellow/Black-White) Sold Out!

ARCH CG097III – Kickstarter Pack (Pitt Yellow/Black-White) Sold Out!

The ARCH CG097III is the latest training footwear from ARCH. The shoe was designed by backers on Kickstarter. The lightweight trainer features a segmented outsole to allow the foot to utilize more natural movement for better performance. A great shoe for running, or for crossfit and gym workouts, the CG097III unlike it’s competitors uses real suede instead of synthetics giving the shoe a quality build. Each pair ships with an…

ARCH CG097III – Kickstarter Pack (Kickstarter Green/Black-White)

ARCH CG097III – Kickstarter Pack (Kickstarter Green/Black-White)

The ARCH CG097III is the latest training footwear from ARCH. The shoe was designed by backers on Kickstarter. The lightweight trainer features a segmented outsole to allow the foot to utilize more natural movement for better performance. A great shoe for running, or for crossfit and gym workouts, the CG097III unlike it’s competitors uses real suede instead of synthetics giving the shoe a quality build. Each pair ships with an…