The shoemaker behind the iconic Wallabee, Clarks Originals presented an event to show the short-form version of the documentary film street style Clarks as well as New York: Soles of the City. The Wallabee is among the footwear brands that is a standout in the world of street style that spans various styles and cultural themes, as well as shoes that are suited to the discerning consumer.
It is an Soles of the City is an expansion of the storyline that originates from the predominantly urban culture that were drawn to the Clarks Originals style of shoe. In 2012, a book entitled Clarks In Jamaica offered readers an appreciation of the sartorial impact of Clarks Originals along with The Desert Boot, specifically, have had on the cultural landscape in Kingston and Jamaican culture in general and expanding the pages of 2021’s edition.
The documentary is now bringing visual narratives of the cultural shift impacts that are the result of Clarks on the screen. It is currently teasing a log version, which will dive into and credit an entire New York City Caribbean and hip music scene to the worldwide achievement of Wallabee. The film was written and directed by the legendary street culture expert in addition to a popular New Yorker, Set Free Richardson and is helmed by the Clarks Originals team.
The documentary many of hip hop’s most famous people and groups, as well as street fashion pioneers, would write about their experiences of the Clarks Originals’ Wallabee, discussing the iconic shoe and its value in urban settings. It is said that the Wallabee shoe is idolized and is regarded as an “trophy” described by Jadakiss who also narrated the film. The film includes Wu-Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killah and Raekwon, Styles P from the rap trio The LOX, rapper Dave East who is featured as the main character in Wu-Tang: An Ameircan Saga as Method Man, streetwear connoisseur Bahr Brown, the founder of Walker Wear April Walker and graffiti painter Futura and New York City-based stylist Danie Sierra, the founder of the KITH Ronnie Fieg and the creator of Sweet Chick John Seymour, among others, were present in the theater.