I could not be happier with my newest pair of kicks. These Palladium boots are all the rage with dancers right now, and if were not for my bb girl Liza who told me about them (and the sale that was happening at the Palladium ION Orchard store), I would not have gotten these beauties at a steal.
Wool lined on the inside and grey cracked leather on the out, one might think twice about this combination in our sunny humid weather. But I wore them out the whole of Thursday to run errands all over town and felt nothing but absolute comfort and happiness.
A quick search on the website will tell you that Palladium’s history started before the World War II. Founded in 1920 to make tires for the fledgling aviation industry, tires were made by layering canvas bands underneath vulcanized rubber. Palladium’s expertise was so advanced that soon the majority of Europe’s aircraft were using Palladium tires.
After World War II, with aircraft manufacturing screeching to a halt, the demand for tires decreased dramatically. Palladium decided to open a plant in Pont De Cheruy, France, to start producing footwear that was as hard wearing as their tires.
This clearly explains why the boots are designed both practical and stylish. With upcoming work trip to Shanghai next week, these babies will definitely be my go-to kicks for exploring the city.
Thanks for the shout-out Palladium!