“In September 1965 the San Francisco Examiner is the first to observe the birth of the hippie movement. The newspaper notes in its September 6th edition that the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco, California has become ‘a hip hangout’ for beatniks.”

That’s the feeling and inspiration behind SeaVees Bayside Moccasin. It is a hand-sewn shoe, with leather upper and rawhide laces. Add a “SeaVulc” sole (their patented natural rubber manufacturing process) and one gets some sneaker comfort from a refined shoe.

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