Defying perception that all that TOMS know is its alpargatas, fresh designs are released that does not only sport one, two, but three different materials which ultimately gives various finishes, looks, and fit. Available in men’s ranging from 7.5-13, users can expect secure lockdown with its five metal-covered eyelets, which only makes it more durable.
The minimalist trend is here to stay, and with TOMS Landen, jumping the bandwagon seems to be an easy feat. Aside from the different hues that are offered to consumers, these sneakers are also available in canvas, suede, and hemp. Each of which gives it a unique look and different function.
While each stands out on its own, the low-top construction parallels its versatility. For casual events like strolling at the beach or mall, pairing these with shorts and a plain shirt works well. On the other hand, if the occasion calls to dress something nice, pairing these with dark jeans, a button-down, and a nice jacket is suggested.
Despite being a newcomer in the footwear industry, TOMS manages to show consistency in its products. Released in three different upper materials, the TOMS Landen gives its users the option to choose. Hemp, canvas, and suede boast various benefits. Hemp is environmentally-friendly, canvas manifests no-fuss maintenance, and suede exudes a more polished look.
Primarily, TOMS has been known for two things which catapulted the brand to success and marked its identity in the footwear industry. Traveling to Argentina in 2006 changed the life of founder Blake Mycoskie as he witnessed poverty and the hardships of children.
Driven to make a change, he decided to start up a company taking the national shoe of the country, the alpargata, as his main product. Blake saw the potential of setting up a business, given his background as well, instead of going on the usual route of establishing a charity shop. It will also help him make his cause for sustainable.
Putting his heart, other than his mind, made TOMS what it is today. Since then, the brand has released more silhouettes other than alpargatas and explored on sneakers. One of their releases is the TOMS Landen, a low-top construction with a lace-up closure.
- Every pair of TOMS sold is under the One for One program initiated by the brand, which gives another pair to a child in need.