PF Flyers Ramblers: The Perfect Retro Shoes for the Modern Hipster


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There’s a simple reason why so many techies look like hipsters: hipsters aren’t hipsters without technology. They are early adopters; they want to differentiate themselves from those around them in any way possible. So hipsters might as well be called techsters.

Techsters, however, aren’t just obsessed with the future. They are equally excited about the best parts of decades past. And so, like the caramel macchiatos they sip, techsters are the blend of two completely different tastes that end up working surprisingly well together; and thus the cutting-edge is combined flawlessly with the retro.

Things like iPhones and vinyl. Things like Apple Watches and PF Flyers. Wait, what?

If you’re of a certain vintage, you’re plenty familiar with PF Flyers, but if you’re around 30 or under you probably have no idea what I’m talking about. Either way, what’s old is new again as PF Flyers, a popular shoe brand back in the 50’s and 60’s, is beginning to make a comeback.

Back in the day PF Flyers were known as basketball shoes, army shoes and a fashionable shoe brand for teenage girls who buy outfits designed to match their Flyers. Actually, PF Flyers got their start from BF Goodrich (yes, the tire company) as ...

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