"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
The Bandana — An Accessory of Expression
In celebration of the killer Tenue. Birkenstock Bandana Custom, customized with vintage, US-made bandanas (!), we wanted to share the history of this accessory and what it has meant throughout time. We hope this short history lesson will give you more appreciation and intent when you decide to tie a bandana around your neck, tuck it in your back pocket, or wear a pair of clogs with a bandana stitched to its strap.
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.