Archive for the ‘Sandals & Footwear’ Category

Nov 20 2009

Rainbow Sandals: The Hemp Sandals

Posted by Tim at 7:00 am on November 20th, 2009 to Sandals & Footwear, Surf Apparel.

Chris wrote a detailed post about Rainbow Sandals and how they are constructed to last a life-time, so I am not going to be talking about that aspect of these sandals, but I just wanted to throw a little something out there about my favorite pair of Rainbows. I bought the hemp sandals by Rainbow [...]

Nov 4 2009

TOMS Shoes: Great Surf Shoes for Surfers

Posted by Tim at 10:37 am on November 4th, 2009 to Sandals & Footwear, Surf Apparel.

I was introduced to TOMS Shoes about a year ago and was very impressed by what they are doing. Blake Mycoskie founded the company in 2006 after traveling in Argentina and noticing all of the children who had no shoes. He wanted to help out, and TOMS Shoes was the outcome. For every pair you [...]

Jul 30 2009

Vans Shoes has been around for years and has sponsored some of the greatest and most well-known action sport stars since it was founded in 1966. In recent years the Vans VP of marketing, Doug Palladini, has worked with a handful of Vans originals including Tony Alva, Steve Caballero, John Cardiel, Shaun Palmer, Joel [...]

Jun 9 2009

Vans Surf Shoes - The Rata Plus

Posted by Chris at 6:07 am on June 9th, 2009 to Sandals & Footwear, Surf Apparel.

In 1966, Vans shoes opened its first store in the U.S. Today, they sell shoes to board sport enthusiasts around the world. In fact, the first multi-colored Vans shoes were made for sponsored surfers and skateboarders Stacy Peralta and Tony Alva, both members of the original Dogtown and Z-boys. These [...]

May 8 2009

Sanuk Sandals: The Sidewalk Surfers

Posted by Tim at 6:05 am on May 8th, 2009 to Sandals & Footwear, Surf Apparel.

Sanuk Sandals have been around since 1997, and have always confused me a little bit. They used to have ads for the Sanuk sidewalk surfers saying that they are not shoes, but sandals. But to anyone who knew what a shoe looked like, they pretty much looked like shoes. I guess what [...]