Waxed Laces from Beckett Simonon

These white leather sneakers from Beckett Simonon have held up well over the past few weeks of testing. This close-up provides a good glimpse of the Morgen leather trainers’ standout waxed laces.

Happily, the leather trainers and their laces are still white, though that’s because I have been diligent to avoid traipsing through mud.  For me, trying out these new sneakers from Beckett Simonon has been little like learning to drive. At first, I kept close to home, but slowly expanded my radius farther out.

If white is not your color, check out our guide to a full range of outstanding direct-to-consumer lowtop leather kicks from online menswear startups.

About Jake

Jake is passionate about exploring entrepreneurs' global journeys. He founded Modern Fellows in 2012 to get to know the entrepreneurs behind the innovative brands helping men dress sharp in the digital age.  Jake has written about entrepreneurship, international business and/or fashion for outlets including Business Week, Forbes, Inc., Details Style Syndicate and Primer Magazine, and has provided analysis on international business for BBC Radio, NBC News, CNN and Time Magazine.

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