​Around the World with Samuel Hubbard’s Kicks

May 22nd 2019

The jetsetter’s essential.

The season of spending time with friends and family is upon us. Booking a trip domestically or overseas is only half of the equation when making one’s travel plans, though. Your wardrobe is an integral part of your stay, from discovering local styles to maintaining sartorial flair throughout your extended business trip. The garments and footwear you choose can make or break your experience. The trick is to find a shoe that mixes and matches with anything in your carry-on to save you space and time. We did the legwork for you and found the ideal flat that can be dressed up or down and is built with cushioning technology necessary to keep you on your feet for long periods. Build up your frequent flyer miles in Samuel Hubbard’s Kicks. Priced at $225, this silhouette offers a hybridized style that blends a loafer and an oxford. The result is a cool, versatile look imbued with the comfort sensibilities you need to stand up to hours of exploring from day to night in whichever destination you choose.

Samuel Hubbard Kicks

Streamlined engineering and minimalist detailing come together in the Kicks flat. Rendered in Buffs or Pool Blue full-grain leather or Midnight suede, it features a minimalist upper that promotes heel-to-toe breathability with laser-cut perforations throughout. Elasticized gussets and a reinforced heel tab aid pull-on entry to get you out the door quickly. Luxurious glove-leather lines the interior for durability and cushioning you can count on. The female-specific design employs a removable Triple-Density memory foam insole topped in smooth leather for a personalized fit. Setting the stage below, deep sipes in the XL EXTRALIGHT ® synthetic outsole bend naturally with the foot, creating a flexible, stable platform that supports the underfoot through each step.

We consider Samuel Hubbard’s Kicks flat the quintessential travel shoe for it endless outfit possibilities. Wherever you are headed, its effortless style and exceptional comfort make it the perfect option to pack no matter the duration. For an afternoon of roaming, team the Buffs iteration with a pair of relaxed overalls, a boat-neck top, and an enchained bag. Layer up on pendant necklaces to add a personal touch. Wind down from your long day at dinner in a wool A-line dress and a lightweight cashmere cardigan to cover up when it gets chilly. Are museums and galleries on your itinerary? Get playful in the Pool Blue option with an asymmetrical mini skirt, a short-sleeved T-shirt, and a quilted handbag. Tone it all the way down in slimming leggings, an anorak jacket, and a loose-fitting top with the Midnight Blue version. Tortoise shell sunglasses and a satchel bag complete the look.

Visit Hanig’s Footwear to try on Samuel Hubbard’s Kicks flat. Find us at our downtown Chicago location on Michigan Avenue and Delaware Place, or at the Plaza del Lago shopping center north of the city in Wilmette. Skip the lines and shop with us on the web. Enjoy complimentary UPS ground shipping when you spend $99.90 or more online at