It seems like only yesterday that I was loafing my way through life in the first éS Koston 1 shoesmy chillers, the white leather ones with gum sole. Fisherman hats were in and army pants were just easing themselves out of skateboarding's collective conscious. But it was, in fact, almost 10 years ago. In the meantime, Koston's first shoe might have established itself as one the most re-created shoes in skate history,* having been revived over on Lakai during his stint there.
*Some sneakerhead's probably going to clown me on that statement saying "yatta yatta yatt, Half Cab yatta" but whatever.
P.S. For people who can't just look at the photos of these, the vulcanized Koston One design is now called the "éS One" and will be out shortly, currently in the three colorways shown. They feel awesome. I suggest.Return To Full Blog