Suicoke is another example. Founded in 2006, the Japanese brand designs sandals with bulkier fixtures like plastic buckles, sturdier uppers, and multiple straps. Where Teva and Birkenstock lean on their outdoor heritage, Suicoke has been the darling of streetwear brands, partnering with John ElliottA Bathing Ape, Aimé Leon Dore and even Tyler, The Creator.


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