Just by reading this site, you identify yourself as a more discerning, more style-conscious guy – so ordinary sandals just aren’t really going to cut it for you. Consider instead, these Barigoule strap sandals by Kjacques. The cut is modern, with a stripped-down sandal design, devoid of any superflous elements. However, the leather and detailing are in classic colors, giving this sandal a modern-retro appeal. Available at Opening Ceremony now.
These exquisite Macramé and Leather Sandals from Lanvin are the perfect compliment to their gorgeous rough and tumble Spring / Summer 2010 collection. Menswear designer, Lucas Ossendrijver’s love for shoes and luxury is married, combining a simple enclosed black leather heel with the interweaving of various cords and ribbons in a complex macramé over the foot. These are shoes for the beach, the deck, or even paired nonchalantly with more formal attire to compliment your own rough and tumble summer look. Available now through Browns Fashion.
We’re not sure it’d be so smart to actually go mountaineering in these BLK Cook Sandals by White Mountaineering, but any foot injuries you suffered on the rocks would look infinitely cooler. Brilliant basic velcro sandals with a modern twist, they’re sort of like if Dior did sandals in their sleek, futuristic vibe. We once dreamed we were on a beach in futuristic Sweden with Bjork and Karl Lagerfeld. I believe they were both wearing these sandals.
Brooklyn shoe label Bed|Stü designs tough, and these El Duque Slingback Sandals are the perfect compliment to your inner urban warrior. Featuring woven strips of leather with an open toe and heel, feel good that Bed|Stü uses all genuine organic vegetable dyed leathers. For an affordable price, these slick, versatile, and ultimately chic sandals are available online.
Stockholm outfit Acne has debuted their ‘Tour Low’ sandal just in time for the summer months. Featuring an built-up 100% leather construction with an interior ankle zip, these sandals can be dressed up or down depending on your mood. Available in brown or Black at Acne’s website.
Japanese-based Tatami meets Futura to release the Zurich Sandal. Constructed from black leather/suede, and embossed with Futura’s signature Marker graphic, the Zurich also features a classic Tatami outsole with 30% more cork than normal Birkenstocks. Available soon at FL Shop.
As we draw nearer to the warmer seasons, seasonal footwear is not only necessary but in the best interest of comfort and style. Lanvin is a brand out of Paris that has been steadily producing luxury items for some time and has as established itself with a small die-hard following of high end fashion lovers. The release of its Lanvin Criss-Cross Leather Sandal sees a summer shoe equipped with criss cross leather straps and an adjustable gold medal buckle fastening that sits outside the ankle flat. These are out now and can be found at Browns Fashion.