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THUNDERBIRD BOAT SOLE
THUNDERBIRD BOAT SOLE
First introduced in 1960, our iconic Thunderbird design is recognized around the world. Modeled after the traditional stitched-on sole of boat shoes, the boat sole offers durability and grip for any occasion.
- Suede or smooth leather
- Padded cushion insole
- Traditional stitched-on boat sole.
4 - 11 (½ sizes included, no 10½)
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I remember wearing the white ones when I was about 5 years old (I'm 23 now and still wearing them!) These shoes are a classic and never go out of style. I'll be wearing them for many years to come.
I have worn Minnetonkas since I was 15, I had a super epic pair of lime green ones, then black, then red, now brown. I literally wear them EVERYWHERE. From being outside in Connecticut, to climbing around caves in Missouri, and now I wear them on hikes in Big Sur, California. They are made so well, and are the MOST comfortable shoe ever. I'll never try anything else. :)
I had a pair of the original soft sole Thunderbirds that I wore all through high school, and took to college with me. I loved them! Now, I live in the country and need a hard sole between me and the sticks and rocks. These should be just right!
These are my favorite, and most comfortable shoes in my entire shoe wardrobe. After a serious double hip-fracture about 10 years ago, I am still only able to wear flats. Since I can wear jeans to work, the "Thunderbirds" have become my "trade mark." Several years ago, when you were still making them in NARROW widths, I bought at least a dozen of them (every available color, in multiples) while they were on sale, and am still using them. Unfortunately, there are no longer any narrows being made (or available) in the Thunderbird "original" or Thunderbird II. I wish you would reconsider making your shoes in narrow width - even if they can only be purchased on your site. The comfort level they provide, as well as their unique beading, have not been duplicated since!! PLEEEEEAAAAAASSSSSSEEEEEEEEEE!!!! Thank you.
I dearly love these...I came to the website looking for the pink or light blue version that I sometimes see people wearing. I guess they've been discontinued? Any ideas if I can find them at store somewhere? Thanks!