My new kicks arrive — globally unique

The shoes are finally here — after a long trip from NYC (designed) to Hong Kong (stitched) to NYC (delivered) to DC (currently). They were actually ready for pickup in late August, but the store in NYC said that they couldn’t ship them. Why? Because they were, yes, invaluable.

Here’s what the store told me by phone, no joke:

Since this is the only pair in the world like this, we can’t give the shipper an assigned value for insurance purposes. We couldn’t possibly replicate or replace them if anything happened. So you’ll just have to send someone to pick them up for you.

Well, there you have it. My new kicks are one-of-a-kind and invaluably priceless. Thanks to Perls for getting them down to DC. And if you see Ginny or Ben wearing their pairs, tell them how much you like their designs, even if you really like mine best.
First post on the shoes: Building your own sneakers in 2005.

4 thoughts on “My new kicks arrive — globally unique

  1. Silberboss,I am wasting time at college in the library, and I googled you to see if you have a private jet that burns on veggie burritos yet.I miss the days of watching you yell at me about copying things.Is Howard Dean president.Don’t use my email for spam.Love, Alex

  2. One word… HOT.(Oh crap, I sounded like Paris Hilton there, didn’t I?)I sure hope they fit you, though. 🙂

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