Do you appreciate high-quality leather footwear, but hate the feeling you get in your gut every time you shell out scores of your hard-earned dollars? Beckett Simononis well-versed in this internal struggle and offers a very simply solution to this first-world problem: killer Goodyear welted shoes that you can actually afford.
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Boasting a price point that won't break the bank, Beckett Simonon designs a new batch of boutique-quality shoes each month, which can be backed and pre-ordered by their customers at a fraction of the traditional price.
All of which is made possible by the sweet, sweet tool of crowdfunding.
Each pair of shoes is made out of high-quality, full-grain leather, which can last up to fifteen years of wear and tear. By cutting out the middleman and designing the shoes internally, the finest leather wingtip can be purchased for under $150.
These are the kind of shoes you can wear to a job interview and in bed, because you won't ever want to take these puppies off. Our favorites are the brown suede Blake Constructed Hoyt Double Monkstraps—they make us feel funny. Did it just get hot in here?
Jeremy Glass is the Vice editor for Supercompressor and often gets confused with Queen Latifah on the street.