Footwear News Magazine features SoleWood in an article entitled One to Watch "Man Made"

June 05, 2013

This month has been huge for SoleWood with a feature that has just come out in Footwear News Magazine.  To subscribe to Footwear News Magazine, check out Text from the "Man Made" article:        Age: 29 Launch season: Spring ’13 Headquarters: Miami Training: Man graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in industrial design. Prior to his work in footwear, he designed luggage as well as medical devices. Mentor: “[Max Debiase from Brain Lab] taught me everything about the shoe business. He’s taught me how to be a businessman and not just a designer. I’m constantly striving to do better and become something even bigger.” Icons: Twentieth-century American designers Charles and Ray Eames, who pioneered trends in architecture, furniture... Continue Reading →

XXL Magazine May/June 2013 Issue features SoleWood

May 06, 2013

Make sure to stop by the closest newsstand to pick up a copy of XXL Magazine May/June issue entitled 2013 Freshman Class Best Ever.  The "Gotta Have It" editorial features SoleWood Bamboo Square Polarized Aviators.  This issue also highlights some new up and comers including Trinidad James.  SoleWood is honored to have our eco-friendly Bamboo Aviators featured alongside up and comers such as Trinidad James.  In the words of Trinidad modified ti fit SoleWood's mantra of All Wood Everything:  "Wood all in my shades, Wood all in my watch.  Don't believe me just watch...." Big thanks to the folks at XXL Magazine for featuring SoleWood!!! Continue Reading →

Project Las Vegas: SoleWood Global Release

February 24, 2013

Project Las Vegas was an incredible success for SoleWood!!!  We wrote orders, caught up with old friends, and most importantly made lots of new friends and connections.  We want to thank all the boutiques across the USA, South America, Asia, and Europe that picked up SoleWood products! We also want to thank the good folks at advanstar including Jack Conolly and Jessica Kelly for their outstanding customer service and assistance in getting the SoleWood booth up and running. I also want to give a huge shoutout to my wife Phyllis and my boys Itay Djerassi, Stefano Gianesella, and Casey Suarez for coming out and repping SoleWood at Project Show.  The entire show would not have been such a success without... Continue Reading →

Jeremy Piven poolside at the Standard

February 10, 2013

I had the chance to sit poolside with Jeremey Piven at the Standard this week.  I have to say, I am a huge fan of Jeremy Piven and have been for a long time as he starred in roles on the big screen in Say Anything, PCU, Very Bad Things, Old School, Heat,  all recently in Entourage. It was an incredibly humbling and cool experience chatting with him as he rocked SoleWood Ebony Shades.  We talked shop, the big screen, and the good life relaxing in Miami after the Miami Film Festival.  He is an incredibly genuine guy, and we will be watching him as his new Masterpiece show Mr Selfridge takes off on PBS and ITV.  We are honored... Continue Reading →