WEAR | WATERSHOES
Sea Star has come up with some brilliant water shoes that actually look nice. The espadrille-style shoe features a water-friendly top (neoprene) and rubber soles that look like woven hemp. The shoes come in standard slip-ons, and also sling backs. No half sizes, so size up. Cost about $90 at seastarbeachware.com.
WATCH | THE BOY WHO MADE SHOES …
“The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards” is a documentary about legendary shoe designer Manolo Blahnik. It’s a quirky tale about a very specific creative process. The story features many celebrities who adore his shoes. Watch it on Netflix.
FIX | SHOE LACES
Tired of the untied shoelace? Unite with other lovers of the patented lock laces. Originally conceived for triathletes who wanted to cut down on transition time, the laces turn any shoe into a slip on. One size fits all. Buy two pairs for about $15 on amazon.com.