Taking my new Hoofers for a walk of asymmetrical proportions. Hoofers is a Taiwanese brand with shoes made from neoprene, a synthetic rubber typically used to make diving suits. These were spinning in a washing machine at a shop display. We ended up buying three pairs: One for me, one for him and one for our kind host in Taiwan.
Where to buy: Hoofers, Level 3, ATT4Fun Mall, No. 12 SongShou Road, 110 Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan.
Gong Hei Fa Choi
Let’s shoe in a year of reckless laughter, creative freedom and gravity-defying heels!
Boston magazine’s May issue uses the actual shoes of the Boston Marathon runners to create a heart. Photographer Mitchell Feinberg arranged the red and yellow shoes inside, with the darker ones outside “to give the feeling that the heart is ‘almost beating!”, says Boston magazine editor John Wolfson.
The killer kick is the headline: We Will Finish the Race.
I heard the news after landing in Paris. The day felt a bit dimmer, even though we were in the majestic City of Lights. Surely there are kinder ways to make a point?
Read more about it on http://mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/Boston-magaazine-may-cover-heart