Now that your shoe collection is properly established, it may be time to start thinking about protection. After all, slush season is almost upon us.
Josh Spear suggests these galoshes, which have the distinct advantage of ending just above the ankle, meaning your pants are fair game, but you won’t be lugging around an unwieldy half-pound of rubber all day. Plus, they’re from our friends at Tretorn, so the extra touches like striped rubber souls are enough to give it a touch of style.
Veja has been around a while, but the fair trade sneaker company (and favorite of Josh Spear) has finally graduated from Adidas knockoffs and produced something worth buying for non-charitable reasons.
Behold the Grid. The color is “moonrock” and the look is decidedly spaceman-inspired. It's simple, stripped-down, and just offbeat enough to warrant a second look from whoever you happen to be meeting. And, naturally, it blends perfectly with the rest of your monochromatic ensemble.
We love innovation—and the fashion business certainly needs more not less—but it’s a risky business. For every good idea, there’s ten different bad ones, and for every genuine trendsetter, there’s another guy who’s wearing glued-together patches of denim.
Sao Paulo is well on its way to churning out Tokyo-esque levels of brightly colored indie trinketry. This latest—a pencil-holder, in case you hadn’t guessed—is from Buia, a Japanese-Brazilian designer with a knack for transferring cartoonish designs onto ceramics.