Oliberté makes high quality leather footwear in Ethiopia using all African materials. Employing traditional craftsmanship techniques and a fully sustainable production model, they’re making great 100% goat leather shoes with the goal of creating jobs and opportunities for the people of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Going sockless in the summertime feels great. But it can also lead to a swampy situation inside your shoes. These buffalo leather insoles naturally form to your feet while creating a drier microclimate in your shoes. Way more comfortable, socks or not.
If Tiger Woods is actually complying with his court-ordered alimony payments, he really needs you to buy a pair of his new signature golf shoes from Nike. They’re probably not going to help you “score” like Tiger but they are built on Nike’s Free concept for guaranteed comfort & stability plus you can design a totally custom pair through NikeiD. Available June 7.
In addition to a clever brand name, Broken Homme made a very smart move by teaming up with globally-respected multi-toolists, Leatherman for their first-ever product release. Broken Homme is an L.A.-based maker of handcrafted leather footwear. This new collection includes a 5-inch hiker-style boot and a 4-eye Oxford both made in military green chromexcel Horween leather featuring Goodyear welt construction. Each pair comes with a multi-tool stashed in a Horween sheath on a carabiner. Source
Checkerboard Slip-ons these are not. Vans Shoes has an ongoing and unpredictable program of producing small batch collections of limited-edition footwear. This crucial grandpa-style, plush-lined leather mocassin is another fine example of the treats from the Vans Vault.
Just like Tiger’s apparent return to victory, the introduction of the Nike Free sole to their golf shoe line was just a matter of time. And that time is now. In the same way that Tiger redefined both golf & lecherous womanizing in the modern era, the new Nike TW ’13 aims to redefine golf shoe comfort and performance.
OluKai’s authentic Hawaiian footwear is all made with the environment in mind. Their new, limited edition Ali’i Collection is a tribute to traditional Hawaiian royalty using premium materials like leather and suede from earth-friendly tanneries as well as red velvet trims and coconut closures. A portion of proceeds from the collection will benefit the brand’s ‘Ohana Giveback Program and for each pair sold a Koa tree will be planted in Maui’s Honokowai Valley.
Let’s face it, when you’re trying to squeeze in nine before work, you don’t have time to play Mr. Rogers with your spikes. The new Street model from Adidas will go from the car to the cart in seconds flat. They are also 85% less ugly than normal golf shoes. Bonus!
Based on an original movie prop used in Back to the Future Part II, a modern recreation of Marty McFly’s famous shoe is now on the auction block. Over the course of 10 days, 1500 pairs will be made available. All net proceeds go to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.
Before you find yourself standing around in a pair of yellow foam clogs with a name that rhymes with Cocks, consider your alternatives. These leather thong sandals are handcrafted in Israel by Apolis through a unique philanthropic partnership with global artisans. Made by humans with recycled and traditional materials, not foam.