A Copy of a Copy
The boat shoe has seen a lot of permutations over the past year, but this might be our favorite. It’s from Band of Outsiders’ ongoing Sperry collab, and it’s entirely painted on. That’s right, you’re looking at the world’s first trompe l’oeil topsider.
The shoe itself is a low-top rubber galosh—a more convenient version of what you’d be wearing if you were actually working on a boat—but the print turns it into a cheeky take on the recent glut of nautical footwear. Just don’t wear it with socks.
- — Russell Brandom