California dreaming inspires many casual streetwear/surf/skate lifestyle footwear-accessories-apparel brands.
How to capture that eternal summer vibe with Fall-Winter cooler temperatures and still remain relevant to the left coast American spirit...in contemporary priced- shoes/slip-ons seem to include that sneaker influence-the white rubber foxing atop the rubber outsoles...distinctive details we always associate with Converse All-Stars and old-school vulcanized shoe construction.
|Monterey Sneaker Standard fun colors- salt washed canvas uppers-breathable naturally anti-bacterial bamboo footbed lining|
|Inspired by the Monterey Pop Festival for Fall 2015---dark grey heather wool $88, white leather $98 new women's Monterey Sneaker-classic street kick-available in J.Crew Stores and www.jcrew.com. Not pictured-in Dusty Olive Suede too.|
Other cute cool takes on the retro style profiles-use mixed materials including metallic leather, suede mid tops and all leather lace-up/hiker hybrids...men's and women's=pretty much same looks-different lasts.
|08/63 Hermosa Plimsoll-oiled calf suede, waxed cotton laces|
|patterned herringbone outsole-non-marking/slip resistant|
|06/64 Legend Sneaker -leather upper-signature herringbone outsole design for slip resistance|
|02/64 Baja slip-ons-oiled calf suede or on Mojave herringbone twill $88 and available now.|
|camo is the it print Army Issue Sneaker High|
|02/60 Squaw Valley Trail Boot-in ode to Squaw Valley area circa the Olympics---full grain leather upper, moccasin stitch is hand-sewn with heavy wax thread, laces rawhide leather,, heel counters for secure fit, outsole is genuine plantation crepe-softer cushioning that lasts+lightweight too.|
|02/60 Squaw Valley Trail Boot-in oil suede|