A LEGACY IN LEATHER
The leather ski boot played an important role in getting the Limmer business to where it is today. For the elite members of Harvard’s outing club, the top-of-the-line ski boot was a status symbol. “If you didn’t have a pair of his [ski] boots, you weren’t anybody,” says the present-day Peter Limmer. But then, Robert “Bob” Lange, founder of the Lange ski boot company and creator of the plastic molded ski boots still used today, glued strips of fiberglass cut from his boat to his pair of Limmers in order to further fortify and stiffen them. It was the first pair of plastic-reinforced ski boots ever made.
If your trainer buying habit is at odds with your eco-conscious beliefs - don’t despair. Here to help make sports shoe shopping more ethically sound is George CEO of The Sole Supplier, an online destination which prides itself on keeping up to date with trainer news and releases in the UK and Europe.
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Equipment editor Hannah Holden takes a look at the new S-Lite golf shoe from Ecco as the Danish brand takes lightweight to the next level
Ecco S-Lite review: First impressions
The bold, rich colouring used in this range including the contrasting splash of colour on the heel of the shoe is immediately eye-catching. I tested the red version of the S-Lite, which is a very pleasing colour on the eye. There are however plenty of more muted colour tones to choose from if you prefer a more pared-down style
Some men think that the best way to land themselves on an influential street style Instagram or in a best-dressed gallery is to either pull off cutting-edge trends or wear something timeless. Sure, these are good first steps to take, but if you really want to get the attention of the person behind the lens, there’s one surefire way: a dog.
Yes, you read that right. Dogs. Doggos. Puppers. Woofers. Whatever annoying millennial colloquialism you want to use. Everyone lights up at the sight of our furry four-legged friends, and we've got the street style shots to prove it.
Choosing a good dress shoe can be hard, especially if you need to spend a lot of time in those shoes, at the office. There are many high quality modern dress shoes which provide both the elegant look and the comfort you need. Before you invest in a pair of good shoes, you need to know which are the best shoes and how they can complete your outfit so you can dominate the office like a true boss.
THE FORMAL BLACK OXFORD LACE UP SHOE
Elon Musk's unveiling of the Model Y is overshadowed by his custom Tesla Jordan 1 sneakers made with python skin and Twitter users joke they are probably solar powered and self-tightened
- Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled the company's Model Y on Thursday
- But when a fan screamed that they liked his shoes, the billionaire did a jig to show off his custom made Jordan 1
- Sneakers were first highlighted by the Los Angeles based company - DM Custom Sneakers - in January and were made for Musk's birthday
- The shoes were a big hit on social media, with more people focused on the tennis shoes than they were on the news for Tesla's mid-size electric SUV
- Shoes have a red metallic leather swoosh and Tesla logo while the hide of the Jordans are made with 'black genuine python and black hair on hide'
When choosing a pair of boots, make sure to choose a material that not only suits your lifestyle, but also your willingness to look after the material. (Courtesy of Timberland/File)
As we enter a new year, some may choose to refresh their style, including giving boots a try.
Boots are relatively versatile, as they can suit both casual and formal styles. In addition to comfort, they can also provide good support for the feet.
Timberland, a company behind classic boot designs for the past 45 years, shares in a statement several tips on how to choose the right pair that looks good and feels right.
NOTHING BEATS A NEW PAIR OF KICKS. HERE ARE OUR PICKS FOR THE BEST ROAD AND MOUNTAIN MODELS.
To maximize the quality of any ride, it’s essential that the shoes you choose fit you well. You should feel comfortable not only in the physical sense, but also in knowing that you have the best shoe for your intended riding style. While there are lots of unisex options out there, here we’re focusing on women-specific models for both the mountain and the road.