Greats Debuts Oxford-Inspired Sneaker in 6 Stylish Colorways

These snazzy slip-ons are made more versatile with a closed lacing system.
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Greats is redesigning its Wooster slip-on silhouette with Oxford dress shoe-inspired waxed laces. 

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As with the eco-conscious, Brooklyn-based footwear brand's other premium sneaks—including the summer- or fall-suited Royale—the 100-percent suede upper, vulcanized rubber outsole and every other component of the hand-sewn Wooster Oxford is free of any virgin plastics and comprised of materials sourced responsibly from small local suppliers. Even the packaging is made purely of recycled cardboard. 

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Six colorways are available at launch—Nero/Snake, Floral/Nero, Taupe/Nero, Light Gray/Yellow, Light Gray/Gray and Light Grey/Navy. In addition to the variety of hues, the closed lacing further expands the Wooster silhouette's compatibility with different looks, whether it be a casual fall suit or jeans and a hoodie. 

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The Wooster Oxford follows other green products from Greats. In July, the company released the Royale Knit Gum, featuring a recycled leather heel accent and a custom gum sole made from repurposed rubber. Production of each pair reportedly removes seven plastic bottles from oceans. 

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The Royale Knit Gum is currently sold out on Greats' website, but you'll soon be able to cop the $159 Wooster Oxford Suede here

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