Tuning 98: American Jams

americana jams

*+-Turn up the grill, put on your best Americana gear and play all the American jams you know this weekend for Independence Day. Whether you’ll be chilling in the Hamptons like 90% of New Yorkers or hanging out in your Brooklyn backyard, these tunes will amp up all the patriotic feels and have you yelling out

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How To Wear: Rollie Nation Slingback Perforated Derby

How To Wear: Rollie Nation Slingback Perforated Derby

*+-As Summer heats up, I tend to wear rotate between 3 pairs of go-to shoes: Birkenstocks, Teva sandals and Converse sneakers. This is mainly due to the fact that Summers here are hella hot and humid. Because of this, my shoe options are limited. For me to buy a “summer” shoe, I need it to effortlessly match

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Summer Solstice: Starting Summer with a Dance Party

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*+-Here at DNA Footwear, we’re all about good vibes and feeling good within so to celebrate Summer Solstice, the day that receives that most light than any other day and the official start of Summer, I attended my very first Summer Solstice Dance Party. My night consisted of Kundalini yoga and meditation by Paramatma Siri Sadhana,

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Just in: Diadora Summer 2015 Collection


*+-Over the past few years (slowly but surely) the retro runner has risen from its 80’s/90s’ grave and now sits the throne. Among the many brands to reach way back into their archives and join the retro wave is Diadora. A first for us here at DNA, we’ve opted to go with some of the

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Introducing The Supra Noiz

Supra Noiz

*+-Since the brands inauguration, Supra has focused on blending and blurring the lines between fashion and skateboarding. Recently, the brand has its sight set on retro trainers and is doing a heck of a job. Following the introduction of the Owen, and Hammer Run, Supra continues their foray into the casual trainer game with the

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Men’s Summer Sandals

men's sandals

*+-To sandal or not to sandal. For some guys (me included) it’s a yearly struggle. Summers are hot, that’s a given and sometimes wearing anything but a pair of slides just seems CRAZY. Let’s not pretend that the sandal game hasn’t been strong as of late. Brands like Birkenstock, Timberland and our very own DNA

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Tuning 98: Summer Jams

summer jam

*+-  Between Coachella, Northside Festival and Govenor’s Ball, etc…there is so much new music to consume and create new memories for Summer 2015. My favorite thing about music is that if you listen to a song it can bring you back to an exact moment. Whether it be that time you saw your favorite band live or

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Brand Crush: Birkenstock

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*+-Birkenstock has been a classic go-to sandal for quite some time now. There was a resurgence of popularity a few years ago; a few bloggers and celebs were seen wearing them all over the city with boyfriend jeans, but they seemed to have disappeared for a while. Now, they are back with more color options

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Northside Festival 2015 Recap


*+-This past week, we celebrated emerging and amazing talent in art, innovation, film and music in Brooklyn for Northside Festival. It was nice to start Summer off by hanging out in our hometown stomping grounds to discover new talent. We learned about new trends in innovation, listened to a ton of innovators who are shaking up

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Father’s Day Gifts + Mad Sole Monday

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*+-Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 21st. Luckily, you still have a few days to get dad a gift that does not start with a t- and end with an -ie. We listed our picks for the tie/sock alternative to get your neighborhood dad, but if you still haven’t found what your looking for, we’ve

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