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.
Sitting up in one of those airport shoeshine chairs can make a man uneasy. Not sure why, but it’s weird. Get this kit with traditional, old school leather care products and get your shoes in order at home. Includes a wax polish, Sno-Seal & Huberd’s Shoe Oil all packaged in traditional containers with classic labels.
And you thought Clark’s were the original. Nope. Velskoen shoes, known as “vellies”, were first made in the 1600s. Worn worldwide today, these predecessors of the modern desert boot are the OG style. Made of vegetable-dyed, African Kudu leather, and wild antelope leather from a controlled herd, these boots are handmade in Namibia by African craftsmen. It doesn’t get much more original than that now, does it?
Ever see those weird ladies at the farmer’s market wearing the big knee-high rubber galoshes? They’re cool on little kids, but lady, you’re like 45 and it’s a sunny day! Don’t be fashion’s fool. Get some sweet wet-weather footwear, like these cool, ankle high, natural rubber boots. Just promise to wear them only when you need to … like, when it’s raining.