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08/10/2012

Tom’s vegan shark shoes are summer-perfect! And benefit shark conservation!  »


Is there anything better than madras plaid shoes? Duh, no. Except maybe for madras plaid shoes that are both vegan and designed and sold to benefit the “protect[ion] of sharks and their environment.” Thanks, Toms!

Per Ecouterre, these shoes were designed in “collaboration with the University of Miami’s R.J. Dunlap Marine Conservation Program" and "inspired by TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie’s shark-diving experience" with that program. Proceeds from the sale of each pair "go to protect sharks and their environment." They’re not saying what percentage of the proceeds will be donated, or where the money will go, but Toms has been a trustworthy company so far, with its shoes-for-you, shoes-for-a-shoeless-child program (which is still in effect with this style, incidentally), right? So maybe you want a pair! If they had them in my size (stupid men’s sizing) I would have bought them before I even wrote this. Madras is my favorite plaid! And I am crazy about plaid.

Tom’s vegan madras plaid shark shoes, $54 online.

05/29/2012

Lenny Kravitz designed some vegan shoes for Toms! What happy news. I don’t love the shoes but I love Lenny Kravitz. I went to his concert when I was like 15. My friend Mirenda was supposed to go with me but her mom would always randomly ground her for no reason and she decided to ground her that night! So I went to a concert at the Electric Factory all by my lonesome! It was still fun. That Lenny. 
It looks like the men’s version is sold out but the women’s is still available. They might come out with more men’s too, who knows. 

Lenny Kravitz designed some vegan shoes for Toms! What happy news. I don’t love the shoes but I love Lenny Kravitz. I went to his concert when I was like 15. My friend Mirenda was supposed to go with me but her mom would always randomly ground her for no reason and she decided to ground her that night! So I went to a concert at the Electric Factory all by my lonesome! It was still fun. That Lenny. 

It looks like the men’s version is sold out but the women’s is still available. They might come out with more men’s too, who knows. 

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