Indie Shoes That Will Define Your Summer Style

Summer's all about kickin' it old school. Opificio V uses the oldest tricks in the book, with its handmade shoes crafted by artisans in Milan. Even better, they're completely vegan and cruelty free!

Throw on a snap back, staple long sleeve or tee, and some denim to complement these adventure-friendly kicks.    

Jesse Ayala

New York, New York, USA

Developing social good and value-adding products, Ayala seeks to enhance culture and behavior through experiences that address both macro- and micro-level problems. This mantra has led Ayala down an non-traditional career path, linking fashion, technology, performance art, media, education, community building, and design. Ayala has been honored by the Huffington Post and InStyle magazine for innovation and style in the digital new economy. Ayala is the co-founder and Creative Director of