Heritage boot brand Palladium and Japanese sneaker boutique Atmos illuminate the season with glow-in-the-dark footwear. The four-boot unisex collection gets crafty with Palladium’s Pampa Hi and Baggy silhouettes, applying paint splatters and tie-dye to canvas uppers, while the brand’s signature one-piece molded outsole and logo patch are finished in a rubber that looks translucent in the light and glows in the dark.
New York City
Actress and TV host Vanessa Lachey was on hand to help Crocs celebrate the opening of its flagship on 34th Street in New York City last week. The day kicked off with a ribbon cutting ceremony outside the store where Lachey was joined by Crocs execs Dan Hart (chief legal and administrative officer), Dale Bathum (chief product officer) and Greg Sullivan (general manager of the Americas) and 34th Street Store Manager Mario Caruso.
At first glance, a Triptych creation is a boot. Then you look again and realize that maybe, with those cutouts, it’s a sandal. But actually, as Tania Ursomarzo points out, it’s neither. According to the New York City-based designer and Parsons professor, her Italian-made shoes “operate at the intersection of innovative design and masterful artisanship.