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Earth Day

How a Shoe Spoke for a Generation and What the Earth Has to Do With It…

How a Shoe Spoke for a Generation and What the Earth Has to Do With It…

In 1969, our family took a summer vacation to Europe, where a heat wave drove us north to Copenhagen.  That minor navigational turn was enough to bring my entrepreneurial, artsy parents into the international spotlight, make shoe industry history, and demonstrate the 'power of the people' pre-social sharing and fancy technology.  It also was the beginning of a movement concerned about the environment that now, 40+ years later, has reached a tsunami level of concern.