Gola’s Harrier silhouette is a classy addition to anyone’s collection. And thanks to leather goods label Slightly Alabama, a new atypical iteration of the shoe is available now, a must-have for fans of the heritage sneaker brand.
This limited-edition leather collaboration using the Harrier style features Gola’s wing flash branding hand-stitched by Slightly Alabama founder and CEO Dana Glaeser. Using a French pricking iron and a hammer, Gola said the process took Glaeser 2 1/2 hours to complete the handcrafted portions of each shoe.
“Great craftsmanship should be celebrated, and this partnership truly represents that. I was drawn initially to Gola, as they have genuine heritage and craftsmanship background,” Glaeser said in a statement. “Our values align greatly, and it is my true aspiration to build a legacy similar to Gola.”
The sneaker is executed with rich tan leather, pieced together with Irish linen thread stitching, and is finished with a classic gum sole.
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Gold hits can also be found throughout the shoe, such as the Gola branding on the lateral side, Slightly Alabama’s wing divider logo on the heel and the “Gola X Slightly Alabama: Hand Finished in the USA” co-branded labels on the tongue and footbed.
The Gola Classics x Slightly Alabama Harrier, which retails for $175, arrived today exclusively via slightlyalabama.com. The limited style is available in men’s full sizes only. (Men’s size 13, however, is sold out.)
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