Model: Hut Moc
Release Date: Available now
Buy: Online at Adsum
Editor's Notes: I could have sworn it was July just a minute ago – warm weather, festivals, and my first pair of Dunks. Out of nowhere, it's the final month of the year, and it's painfully cold. Thanks to the seasonal change, I've learned to love slip-on footwear.
Merrell 1TLR has certainly perfected slip-on footwear – mocs, mules, clogs, the full mile. Its shoes are the perfect balance of indoor comfort and outdoor, adventure-ready utility. The best of both worlds, if such a thing exists.
For its latest footwear release, Merrell taps the Brooklyn-based menswear brand Adsum to co-create a limited-edition version of the cozy Hut Moc silhouette.
The ultralight slip-on featured a dark brown perforated suede upper and collapsible heel section, creating adaptability – these can be worn as a slipper or shoe, making it the perfect indoor-to-outdoor transitional piece of footwear.
Over the next few months, Merrell and Adsum will pay homage to the Adirondack Forty Sixers – an elite group of hikers that have reached the summit of all 46 peaks in the Adirondack Park – with a series of additional footwear styles inspired by moments spent on and off the trail.
In the case of the Hut Moc, downtime after a long day hiking, or dipping to the shops on a lazy Sunday inspire the look.
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