Tagged: Schier Shoes

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Artist Mickalene Thomas Makes Furry Desert Boots

Artist Mickalene Thomas, known for large scale canvases full of blinged-out black women, has teamed up with the Swakopmund-based shoemakers Brother Vellies, formerly known as Schier Shoes, to lend her colorful steez to the homespun … read more »

POSTED February 20, 2013 1:46PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: , ,
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Kick Off: Schier Shoes

Bringing a classic African shoe stateside. While Clark’s desert boots are worn by everyone from Jamaican reggae stars to smartly dressed fashion editors in Milan, few know that the ubiquitous suede shoe has its roots … read more »

POSTED October 2, 2012 12:06PM IN STYLE, STYLE NEWS TAGS: , , ,
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In eighth grade my English teacher assigned the class a research paper on a modern artist. He suggested subjects for us, and said I might like to write about German painter Max Ernst. His reasoning … read more »

POSTED August 20, 2012 1:17PM IN BACK ISSUES, ISSUES TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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Schier’s Neon-Capped Vellie Shoes

Schier Shoes is a Namibian company that makes a contemporary version of the vellie, a type of shoe that’s been around since the 1600s in southern African and was adapted hundreds of years later by … read more »

POSTED May 9, 2012 12:30PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: ,