Individually made by fifth generation shoe makers in Sweden, Nina Z clogs are a nod to the past with a classic design inspired by styles of the 70s and 80s.
Now available conveniently in stores and online in three new styles for spring/summer 2012, these sustainable kicks boast a timeless aesthetic, which means they can be worn any old time of year, and even with—gasp—socks.
Hand craftsmanship makes these kicks stand out. “The uneven staples, non-polished wood and ever evolving color nuances in the leather are all part of our “raw” design concept,” the designer told me in an interview for Discovery’s TreeHugger.com. “They are a showcase to the craftsmanship dedicated to each individual pair and production.”
Continue reading my feature fashion article, here: Nina Z Carries the Traditional Swedish Clog Trend in Summer 2012
Photo: Nina Z