No Such Thing As Wet
Now that we’re in the first full week of June, it’s time to execute our Summer plans going forward, with countless hours of sunbathing on Long Island beaches, and/ or closer to home on rooftops here in New York City, whether it’s laying around or day parties into the night, but watch out for those rainy moments at days end with showers and thunderstorms, or just a rainy Summer day that may come around every once in a while thanks to a hurricane or two elsewhere, you definitely wanna be ready to hop the puddles between street corners on Broadway, and you need rainwear to do just that; enter FFANY Market Week, showing off shoe brands from across the country on 5th Avenue, it kicked off Monday, it’s running till this Friday, and Daniel Plus Lauren saw chooka, Western Chief, and STAHEEKUM, all owned by the Pacific-Northwest based Washington Shoe Company.
Functionality is the driving force as to why we see, do, act, and buy things, we need assurance that what we’re stepping into will keep us on our toes, Chooka and it’s fully functional rain boots are reasons for you to buy a high-quality boot for those days filled with heavy downpours, or puddles on uneven streets along Columbus Circle here in Manhattan, you also want every step to be fashionable, Chooka lays out smooth textures either in polished or solid looks donning bright and neutral colors, Chooka also shows off it’s contemporary and waterproof line with a touch of inclusivity as it celebrates Pride Month with rainbow editions found in designs and laces.
For this edition of rain boots, it’s okay to reference this year’s Oscar-Winning Best Picture, “Everything Everywhere All At Once”, because Western Chief covers not only women and men, but also kids, which makes it not only fashionable, but an affordable rain boot for the whole family, it’s all about catering to every child’s fantasy and what they want to be when they grow up, with an array of endless fun prints, fire engine prints are a huge seller for kids who want to one day be a Firefighter, it’s all about the emotions when designing whimsical prints for women, tapping into their happy place with such designs, and men want to show off their ruggedness as Western Chief creates prints and shoes to express their journey into the wild.
The great outdoors with a hike in the woods, a devil’s trail both east and west, or a climb on a mountain trail can bring all kinds of adventures and agility requirements for your feet, even something as simple as a long walk through the 5 boroughs here in New York City are an everyday adventure, if not an occasional weekend adventure for tourists, STAHEEKUM has shoes that are made for all kinds of adventures, and even shoes for recovering from adventures, STAHEEKUM’s roots began being a slipper shoe line, this more outdoor transition includes sustainable materials made from plastic bottles blended in with polyester.
Under one roof, chooka/ Western Chief/ STAHEEKUM by the Washington Shoe Company deliver highly functional and fashionable rain boots and adventure shoes no matter what your pricing point is, you have your choice of being whimsical, creative for your children, New York walks, and one of the best rain boots you can have when it rains here in NYC.