12 July, 2008




CLICK PHOTOS TO ENLARGE. So here is how it will go, two pairs will face off every day for the next few days. The idea isn't that one stays and one goes. No, no; I love my shoes too much to give half away. The idea is that as the shoes go up, you all comment on what you like, what you don't like, and once all 25 pair are up, then we can get a pretty comprehensive idea of what sucks and what stays. If both pairs rock, great, we'll keep 'em both. Feel free to comment positively or negatively on any and all pairs. When all is said and done, hopefully a couple pairs will be off to the bin.

Round 4:

Reef, basic flip flop. I won't live without these. I picked up my first pair back when I was 15 I think and I have never gone a summer or winter without them. I wore the first pair out in Ukraine and tossed them when I got home, promptly buying a new pair. Best flip flop ever made.

These are loafters made by Simple. The upper is made out of hemp and the sole is 100% natural rubber. Another pair of "green" shoes. The white spots didn't come as standard on this pair though. I wanted to clean the stinky smell of dog pee off our patio, so I mixed me up so bleach and water and got to splashing and sweeping, only to realize that my shoes were now SOL. Ruined. I still wear them though. Don't reveal the truth behind the spots.