The Handsewn High from Feit is an incredibly beautiful shoe, but unfortunately at $495(usd) — a bit out of my price range.
We have used the finest Italian vegetable leathers, using minimal dyes, chemicals and pigments so the hide remains as close as possible to its natural state. The leather breathes as it does in nature. It is non irritant, soft to touch, ages richly over time and is biodegradable.
I had shoes exactly like the brown/blue pair when I was 10. I mean exactly. My mom made me wear them to school for Korea Day and then I slipped off a balance beam and racked myself.
I don’t like them.
Vans’ fall line seems really fleshed out and well-considered this year. We’ve got another peek at their California line of Eras that features premium leathers, tonal heel tags and leather laces.
The colour scheme is a little too earth for my taste, but just screams fall in any case. These look like they’re begging to be paired with cords.
I totally rocked a pair of these back in the day. They’re still the only shoe I know of where I admit that I “rocked a pair” “back in the day.”
These were performance shoes meant to be equipment rather than just footwear. Nike blew up after the Bo Knows and Jordan campaign and Reebok owned the tennis court shoe market. But basketball shoes were becoming big(er) money.
They were a little heavy and looked a bit like moon boots when inflated. But on the court, psychologically, they were the stickiest, crossover-est shoes I’d ever played in.
Athletic shoes came with literature back then. Sure, it was marketing copy but the little booklets described the materials used and their purpose. The Pump’s edu-flyer had exploded diagrams of the Pump air bladder and valve system, heel counter stability system, midsole energy return system and so on and so forth.
All of these systems combined mainly to help me to look fly doing the Running Man at the all ages club. Most chumps wore Zodiacs and Polo scent while I rocked the Pumps and Cool Water cologne (WEST SIDE!!!) Them fools never stood a chance with the ladies. Plus, I had an accent. It was fake but when “Javier” stepped out, your game was over.
Now you know / Yo, slick. Blow
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