When the retro Nike Air Jordan Concords went on sale this Friday in at least a dozen cities the police had to be summoned due to small scale riots. – Let’s get real for a second…
This year we have witnessed people all over the world standing up and fighting for their freedom. In most cases willing to make life-altering sacrifices for what they believe in. But here in the States we riot over a pair of sneakers that cost around $12.00 to make in a factory in China. What a strange juxtaposition here in the United States, people that are free are rioting for oppression from material objects. Think about it.
EMU Australia is a Australian born, based, and owned brand that has passionately produced the world’s finest Australian sheepskin and Merino wool products for over 15 years.
From humble beginnings the EMU Australia brand emerged out of The Jackson Tannery. Founded in 1948, it was one of the largest sheepskin tanneries in Australia and employed many workers from the local area. Today the factory is located at their global headquarters in Geelong, where they have been making boots since the very beginning.
Originally Sheepskin boots, an iconic Australian product was invented by Aussie surfers to keep their feet warm after a cold surf making it a fashion must-have in recent years. A number of brands have jumped on that wave since and produced their own versions of the boots but not every Sheepskin boot on the market is created equal and that is where EMU Australia stands apart.
EMU AUSTRALIA TRUNK SHOW:
@RIME – 157 SMITH ST.
BROOKLYN, NY. 11201
SAT: DEC. 17TH, 2011
12:00 – 3:00 pm