Tag: Original Playboys

1966 Sears “Sporty Boots” Playboys

| 10 Oct ’11 | 4 Comments
1966 Sears “Sporty Boots” Playboys

Showing their apres-ski roots, these Sears branded playboy chukkas with ‘Searofoam’ soles and ‘plush’ lining are almost certainly rebranded Bates Floaters. One can only imagine how hot feet must have got in these babies. From page 252 of the 1966 Christmas Sears Catalog Disclaimer: The boots featured in this post are from another time and […]

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One You Can Buy: Verginia Shoe Playboys – Japan via Portugal

| 13 Aug ’11 | 8 Comments
One You Can Buy: Verginia Shoe Playboys – Japan via Portugal

This site is fast becoming an hommage to the Playboy rather than the Weejun it seems. But perhaps that can be forgiven when the Weejun is fairly ubiquitous and easy to find in comparison to decent playboys. Well, thanks to a pseudonimous tip off yesterday morning from FNB contributor and fellow crepe sole enthusiast Tom, […]

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