Ely Khakshouri is the CEO and founder of LA-based brand Retrospec, which makes minimalist bikes and e-bikes inspired by fashion and lifestyle trends. I wore them to lunch at a beach club in Santorini, and then kept them on when I decamped poolside—no need for flip flops. It is very durable and resists water and abrasion. Rendenbach – most known for its oak bark tanned leather soles – the German company is to close the tannery. You can read our in-depth analysis of the Glideride 2 here.