Monday Mourning The Loss of éS

by The Editors on August 15, 2011

AccelBoil The Ocean, a blog that has a much more serious skate shoe fetish than we ever will, questions Sole Technology’s “hiatus” of éS today in a post titled Who Killed éS Footwear?

As one of those people who skated in Accels or derivatives like the Square One more than any other single shoe over the past 10 or 12 years, I mourn éS, though partly it’s out of confusion as to how the company with the little tilde thing wound up on the chopping block as opposed to others shopping for some pro-backed identity in an overcrowded segment.

But the bigger question the writer asks, and one we’ve often had about Sole Tech in general, is this: “might things have turned out differently if Pierre-Andre had cut Koston in via an equity stake?” Click the link for the rest. . .

[Link: Boil The Ocean]

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