The first thing we thought when we saw these was ‘Borstal isn’t the cheeriest word to call a pair of plimsolls’. But, putting it down to a transatlantic communication breakdown*, we’re willing to overlook it. All we can say is that shoes like this make us think of songs like this. (Crooked Tongues)

*A Borstal is by wikipedia definition “a type of youth prison in the United Kingdom, run by the Prison Service and intended to reform seriously delinquent young people”

What To Read Next