The SeaVees 9/65 Bamboo Mocs Use an Unexpected Material

By: Francis Tiangson - Published: Mar 18, 2011 • References: jcrew & coolmaterial
You might be surprised to learn that the SeaVees 9/65 Bamboo Mocs aren't actually made out of canvas material. What looks like a typical canvas upper is actually made out of a sweet woven bamboo material, while fine bamboo linen is used for the lining.

The name SeaVees 9/65 Bamboo Mocs is partly based upon the unexpected material used and a historical reference. The numbers 9/65 represents the September of 1965, the month where the hippie movement was first recognized in printed media. The San Francisco Examiner had an article describing a district in the city as a "hip hangout" for beatniks.

Whether you want to honor the hippie movement or simply want a cool pair of kicks made out of a wicked material, the SeaVees 9/65 Bamboo Mocs may be the perfect choice. Stats for Plant-Based Moccasins Trending: Older & Chilly
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