Slippers. Very Awesome Slippers.
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Slippers. Very Awesome Slippers.

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  • 02 March 2015

Take heart, frozen brethren! These arctic doldrums cannot last forever.

Soon enough, temps will rise and we’ll pack away our salt-stained boots for more festive, warm-weather attire.

Translation: you’ll be needing some new spring kicks.

Like these, from Swedish concern Axel Arigato, which we highly recommend and which are now available online.

Vanilla they are not: AA specializes in the type of attention-grabbing footwear that our Style Director refers to as “varsity shoe game.”

And as a man is oft-judged by such metrics, may we suggest that you make any (or all, if possible) of the following upgrades to your collection:

The Sneaker

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Not that we have a problem with the classics, but breaking out a pair of sneaks in, say, alligator-embossed leather is a solid move. Left-of-center enough to get looks (and compliments), not so left so that you’re self-conscious every time you put ‘em on.

The Loafer

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Tassel loafers are a seasonal staple, and AA’s take in flannel camo will carry you through paired with everything from Bermuda shorts to linen suits. Feeling especially adventurous? Go for pony hair.

The Espadrille

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“Another criminally overlooked shoe style,” says our Style Director. “Stands out even in a simple, understated colorway like tan.”

The Slipper

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For the dandies? Most certainly. Shortest path to “Wow, awesome shoes!” if done right? Indeed.

The Specifics

Axel Arigato

Available now

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