August 15, 2015
Boat shoes are back, baby! Or did they ever really go anywhere? (Grunge era, we’re looking at you!). Not only are boat shoes back in style, though, they are looking more dapper than ever - and in the case of the Vans line, bright and colourful, too!
What makes a boat shoe a boat shoe, you’re wondering? Boat shoes are a minimal style of footwear, a slip-on traditionally made of leather or canvas with durable stitching (the type found on moccasins). You’ll recognize them right away for their two eyelets along both sides.
Along with their distinctive profile, boat shoes are more readily known for their anti-slip soles that make them ideal for…you guessed it: boat decks and other wet surfaces. They have a universal appeal that guys and girls of all ages dig. Continue reading