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To fit into Silicon Valley, wear these wool shoes

Silicon Valley goes through its own unique shoe crazes and it like a uniformity

Nellie Bowles | NYT  |  San Francisco 

Silicon Valley goes through its own unique shoe crazes. There were Vibrams. There were Crocs. Now comes the Allbird, a knit wool loafer. In uncomfortable times, Silicon Valley has turned to a comfortable shoe. If there's a venture capitalist nearby, there's probably a pair of Allbirds, too. The Google co-founder Larry Page wears Allbirds, according to the shoemaker, as do the former Twitter chief Dick Costolo and the venture capitalists Ben Horowitz and Mary Meeker. Founded by a New Zealand soccer star and a clean-technology entrepreneur, Allbirds makes the ...

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First Published: Mon, August 14 2017. 02:20 IST