The dad shoe isn’t a trend — it’s the skinny jean of our generation. Our in-house sneaker sommelier uncorks half a dozen of this season’s finest dad shoes and takes a whiff. Salute!
Smelling notes: “Bright and citrusy with a hint of pine from an afternoon forest hike.”
Smelling notes: “Vanilla and cherry, caramel finish.”
MAISON MARGIELA, $1245
Smelling notes: “Floral bouquet with latex undertones. Not for beginners.”
Smelling notes: “Fresh-cut grass, rounded out by a hint of lemon.”
Smelling notes: “Robust blueberry tones, with a supple body.”
Smelling notes: “I don’t know. Smells like a shoe.”
Model: Hans Reichow at RAD Model Management.
Hair: Christian Fritzenwanker at Sisley-Paris Germany
Casting: Ilya Lipkin
Photography Assistant: Jakob Müller-Meernach
Fashion Assistants: Denise Rottmann, Natalia Farnaus, Alena Wiegmann