Didja know that Chuck Taylors, that icon of America and independence, have been bought up by Nike and are made in Asia? Fortunately for punks and hipsters everywhere, there’s a mindful alternative. “Ethletics” are so ethically produced, the Forest Stewardship Council’s logo is stamped on their sustainably-sourced rubber soles. I got my pair courtesy the good folks at econscious, who co-hosted The Giving Suite at Sundance…you can get yours through our web site. So next time you work up a sweat in these oldschool fair-labor kicks, you’ll know you’re the first to have done so.
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