1. To Fit Into Silicon Valley, Wear These Wool Shoes

    To Fit Into Silicon Valley, Wear These Wool Shoes

    Founded by a New Zealand soccer star and a clean-technology entrepreneur , Allbirds makes the sneakerlike shoes from wool and castor bean oil. Slightly fuzzy to the touch, Allbirds have minimal styling (tiny logos only) and come in two versions: a ...

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    1. We're about the distillation of solutions, the refinement and crafting of forms in a maniacal way.
    2. Everyone's wearing them. Sometimes it is awkward, especially if we're wearing the same color — but then it's an icebreaker.
    3. Anything with laces becomes less efficient.
    4. Coming from a land of 29 million sheep, wool was obvious.
    5. One of the worst offenders of the environment from a consumer product standpoint is shoes.
    6. All of a sudden, men size 12 and 13 went out of stock.
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