The New Beach Shoe
ONIA’s already a go-to brand for high-end swim trunks, but they just put all that quick-dry fabric to a new use: shoes.
The result is a low-key beach lace-up they’re calling the Montrose, which lands somewhere between a flip-flop and an espadrille. Of course, we might have preferred a rope sole to the foam version they’ve got, but in the “shoes to wear into the ocean” category, these are near the top. They’re both light enough to swim in and thick enough to ward off any sharp shells.
Now all you need is a ticket to a tropical island. And possibly a swimsuit.
- — Russell Brandom