Toms has once again collaborated with ocean-conservation nonprofit Oceana on a new shoe collaboration benefiting whales. The new line is called “Whale of a Collection” and with each purchase you are supporting Oceana in its advocacy work to protect whales and other marine species. With prices ranging from $39 to $69, this collection has sizes for everyone in your family. Also, with every pair of shoes you purchase, TOMS will give a new pair of shoes to a child in need. Keep scrolling to find our top picks from their fun collaboration today.
These limited edition vegan whale shoes are inspired by recovering populations of gray and humpback whales and their migration routes as well as efforts to return the ocean back to its normal levels of abundance. There are nine different styles available in the collection for men, women and kids that feature embroidery, watercolor print and migration maps.
The first design is called “Watercolor” and it’s made with soft and airy tones. It’s available in a women’s, youth and kids sizes. It also features the whales migration map in the interior of the shoe. The women’s shoe has a rope-wrapped sole that’s perfect for this spring. These can easily be worn with shorts or jeans alike for a casual look. This slip-on shoe has a price tag of $59.
The second collection is called “Embroidered” featuring adorable light blue whale embellishments on a navy canvas. This shoe has an elastic band throughout for easy on and off wear as well as a rubber outsole for traction. This shoe is available for men, women and kids, so that the entire family can match.
Our favorite shoe is the Washed Canvas Embroidered Men’s Culver Boat Shoe for $69. Inspired by days at sea, this boat shoe is stylish and can be worn with jeans, slacks or shorts alike. It features a cushioned footbed for all-day comfort as well as a breathable cotton sock liner.
Lastly, the “Migration” collection has a printed map of the blue whale’s migration routes on the exterior. Our favorite from this collection is the Blue Whale Felt Patch Shoe for kids ranging in ages 1 to 4. Designed with an adorable felt patch whale and a migration map on the footbed. Plus, it features an easy slip-on design which makes getting your little one ready a breeze.
Which design from the collection is your favorite? Let me know in the comments below.