“The soul of every great man is defined by the shoes he chooses. Whether on the ball court like Michael Jordan leaving hapless defenders in his wake, the stage set ablaze by the Godfather of Soul, the pelvic rock of Elvis, or the innovative skate style of Steve Caballero, their essence of success comes from their footwear funkiness. Time to take a walk down memory lane with some of the greatest to ever do it.”
A series by Philippe Vogelenzang, explained as “a modern day vanitas referring to the possible transiency in fashion.”
On April 19th. Vans DQM General x Milton Glaser’s I Love New York.
Mr. Omori, adivisionary
“Frank Catalfumo is a 91 year old shoemaker and repairer in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. He first opened the doors to F&C Shoes in 1945 and continues to work five days a week alongside his son Michael. If you’re ever in the area, make sure to stop by the shop and listen to one of Frank’s amazing stories about life in Brooklyn back in the day.”