Italian/California-based automotive and motorcycle company Alpinestars is dipping into the footwear market and for the launch they've partnered with Fatlace on its "Apex Initiative" project. Besides getting its footwear game together, the Alpinestars will also delve into streetwear, tapping Fiberops alums for help. Sounds promising, get with it before everyone's on it. Check for these in February at for $179.