Kickin' It Old School
From Tretorn to Jack Purcell, vintage footwear brands are all the rage. Thanks to its classically French La Tennis sneaker, Bensimon is the latest brand to renter the spotlight. For more than 25 years, this chic shoe has adorned the world’s most fashionable soles, including Brigitte Bardot, Jane Birkin and Kate Moss. Made from sturdy canvas and rubber, the shoe comes in numerous colours, making it both highly functional and instantly stylish. You may never be Parisian, but with these timeless – and affordable – sneakers, you can easily walk a mile in one’s shoes.
- Adrian Corsin, Fashion Intern
Canvas sneaker, $55, Bensimon, bensimon.com, 800-335-7268.
See the Summer issue of Wish for the revival of more sweet retro sneaks.