Ocean Minded unveils American-made collection of sandals.

May 8th, 2014

Ocean Minded has partnered with the Sandalman, a family-owned footwear company in Newport Beach, CA, to refresh two of its bestselling sandals. “There’s been a resurgence of made-in-the-U.S.A. product and this collaborative relationship combines the best of both companies,” says Steve Workman, general manager. The limited-edition premium collection debuts with the women’s Makena (SRP $130) and the men’s Mokulua (SRP $150), both featuring full-grain leather straps, toe posts and footbeds, along with a die-cut sponge SBR foam midsole.

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New Balance offers custom baseball pack to coincide with the halfway point of the season.

July 3rd, 2013

New Balance is releasing a pack of performance and lifestyle footwear to mark the mid-season achievements of its baseball athletes. Inspired by New York team colors, the special edition made-in-the-U.S.A. US574 features a hi-viz orange outsole, bright blue suede, full grain white leather saddle, a digi-camo liner and tricolor flat laces. Meanwhile, the Minimus 20v3 training shoe rocks the New York skyline on the upper and a map of the city on the insert.

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