Velskoen, pronounced “fell-skoon” and known colloquially as “vellies”, are inspired by the footwear of the Khoikhoi tribe and crafted using raw materials such as wild kudu, springbok, oryx and pigskin. Kudu skin yields amazing durable leather and suede that ages exceptionally well.
Lately we have been dreaming of an exotic African getaway. And then, like magic, the latest lookbook from Namibian heritage brand Herbert Schier’s appeared in our inbox, and now we’re stirring even more. Shot by Jason Eric Hardwick, he takes us into the Namibian desert for a look at how the locals style their vellies.
May 26 13 @ 5:54 PMOneohtrix Point Never at Saint Vitus
May 27 13 @ 6:01 PMA conversation With James Murphy
May 28 13 @ 5:46 PMNaoaki Funayama: X-don at Ouchi Gallery
May 29 13 @ 6:06 PMMarina & The Diamonds and Charli XCX
May 30 13 @ 6:10 PMLee "Scratch" Perry at Le Poisson Rouge
May 31 13 @ 6:15 PMAzari & III at Highline Ballroom
Jun 07 13 @ 10:42 AMThe Govenors Ball NYC Music Festival
Aug 28 13 @ 3:55 PMVenice Film Festival
May 02 13 @ 2:18 PMMedium Concepts Sample Sale
May 02 13 @ 11:30 AMFood Book Fair