N Magazine June 2014 Issue

Page 26


LOVE GOING SOCKLESS IN THE SUMMER, BUT HATE THE SMELL? For most of us, summer is all about slipping off our socks and sliding into our favorite


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pair of boat shoes barefoot and fancy-free.


But as we all know, after a long day kicking around town, sailing on the high seas, and dancing the night away at the Chicken Box, those boat shoes can start smelling like lowtide. Enter Gekks Sockless Liners, a brand new, lightweight, breathable loafer liner that will keep your feet looking carefree

without all the smelly side effects.

Gekks are the creation of two young entrepreneurs, Justin and Christian Arquilla, who were tired of having sweaty, smelly, blistered feet ruining their favorite loafers. Using top odor-eating yarn technology, the Arquilla brothers designed a liner that could adhere stealthily inside your shoe and provide all the benefits of a sock without the geeky, fashion faux pas. For $25 a pop, these washable liners could just give your summer shoe collection a big step up. (www.mygekks.com)

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