By Ethan Dougherty
on 3.21.11

There are a million plimsolls (that’s British for rubber soled canvas shoe) out there vying to be your go to kicks for summer. These options from OBEY and Generic Surplus deserve special attention on your part thanks to how well they integrate classic boat shoe elements like work wear laces and metal eyelets. Their mesh construction also makes them far more breathable than your average pair of Vans, Keds or Converse, helping your feet to stay comfortable and dry as the thermometer rises. Available for one season only in brown, navy and off-white colors — for $70, they’re a steal in our book.

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