She started her label after her time as a Vogue Australia editor, where she reworked thrift store pieces into new garments. In the 20-plus years Mathews has been at it, she's developed signatures like roomy cargo pants, voluminous prairie dresses, and mannish overcoats and jackets. She spent 2020 and 2021 honing these designs, producing uncomplicated, lovely, easily wearable pieces. My instincts, which you rely on heavily in times when you are isolated, are to surround myself with good people, take good advice, and trust in that advice, she said.
Designed for the road, the www.goldengoosers.com CloudTec technology of On's Cloustratus sneakers makes running on concrete feel like running on, well, a cloud. Their lightweight, modern silhouettes create a sleek design without compromising the styles' top-of-the-line energy return and cushioning, making them perfect for the New York City streets. Or, take a lap in APL's Streamlines and test the styles designed to push you to move forward and faster.
Even with this downsized shoe closet, I realize that I'll still remember that perfect date night even after those fabulous mules leave my closet and I can live with fewer pairs as long as they are the right pairs. I also discovered closet cleaning as a powerful stress reliever during a time filled with so many unknowns and anxiety.
Of course, the challenges are very present. Mlouye is made between Italy and Turkey, so production has significantly slowed down or even stopped. The shoes themselves were a collaboration with Melissa, the vegan and recyclable brand that hails from Brazil with the tagline the original jellies since 1979. Melissa has been around since the heyday of jelly shoes.