Nov. 6, 2019: Thursday Boot Company has introduced a limited-edition collection of men’s footwear using leathers sourced exclusively from a single farm. The Single Herd Indigo Vanguard boots are made in the U.S. by sourcing entirely from open range, grass-fed cattle raised at White Oak Pastures in Bluffton, Ga. White Oak is known for its regenerative farming, capturing 3.5 pounds of carbon for every 1 pound of beef raised. The hides are tanned into an exclusive leather, Indigo Chromexcel, by Horween Leather Co. in Chicago. The shoe, a Goodyear welted boot is then made in a factory in Arkansas. Each pair includes a gift certificate from Crowd Cow, a marketplace for craft meats, and distributor or White Oak products. The boot is available on Nov. 7 at Thursdayboots.com for $265.
Nov. 5, 2019: Sanuk has launched the Chiba Journey LX, a new unisex, all-weather boot created in collaboration with pro surfers and Sanuk brand ambassadors Ramon Navarro, Paige Alms and Matt Meola. The all-vegan shoe incorporates the use of Yulex, a 100% plant-based, sustainably sourced, carbon-neutral material. The shoe was also designed to have a minimal impact on the environment and utilizes sustainable alternatives for key materials. Yulex is used in the rubber shell, neoprene collar and rubber outsole, while other recycled materials are incorporated throughout. The launch of the Chiba Journey LX marks the start of several initiatives from Sanuk designed to broaden the positive impact of its activities on its customers, employees, communities and the environment in 2020.
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