"I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes."
Yves Saint Laurent
Custom Culture — The Beauty and Influence Of It All
As you might of noticed, we are huge advocates of custom culture. In celebration of our latest Chuck 70 custom, we wrote this blog to elaborate on the beauty of this phenomenon, what influence it has had over the past few decades and what it might hold for the future.
Vault by Vans — A Short Tale About the Inception of California's #1 Shoe Brand and What Makes It So Special
Vans is a brand that is very near and dear to our hearts. People from all over the world gravitate towards the brand because it embraces and cares for its following. Because of this philosophy, the brand has been a cultural icon for over half a century. Find out how this icon came about and what the stories are behind your favorite silhouettes.
Birkenstock — The History of the Legendary Brand Behind Your Favorite Slides & Sandals
For the longest, we have been massive fans of Birkenstock. The brand is truly iconic and extremely reliable, and it has been so for ages. The brand has never deviated from its core, despite its shoes having had their inception multiple decades ago. In this blog we deep dive into the history of your favorite sandals and slides.