No Socks Allowed

I love going sockless with shoes and sneakers. The only time I wear socks is with boots. This habit began way back in my childhood growing up in Massachusetts where sockless was not a preppy 80’s fad, but a regional lifestyle and look that still persists today. After all, New England is the land of prep schools, bow ties, khaki’s, Topsiders and pink pants with whales on them – and not just on Nantucket. Moving West to California meant that the need for socks never really came up. Yes, … [Read more...]

Homage to Haflinger Slippers

I always thought slippers were for loafers, homebodies and grandma. Sure they are cozy and cushy, but they always felt a little sloppy and cumbersome. I never saw them as an essential item in my shoe collection. Today, however, I pay homage to my Haflingers. This German based slipper company designs and produces slippers of unsurpassed comfort. The clog-like design makes slipping them on easy"”no bending over or fancy foot wiggles required. The arch support (yes! Arch support in a slipper) is … [Read more...]