Mahabis: The exciting reinvention of the slipper

If you're the kind of guy that likes to keep his feet comfy and warm around the house but wouldn't dream of going within 5 miles of a pair of crocks (rightfully so), Mahabis might be just what you've been looking for. In the aesthetics based modern society in which we've grown up, slippers have fallen off the radar for a lot of us. With an over all opinion that they are the footwear reserved for your grandfather or Hugh Hefner, it’s fair to say we would all agree that the classic slipper needed reshaping for a more youthful audience. That is exactly what the young innovators at Mahabis have gone and done. On first glance they look like the minimalistic shoe of the future, something you can imagine the bright employees of Google or some other innovative tech company all wearing wandering around their new-age office. The packaging aesthetic with its clean and precise finish is not unlike a product you would expect to receive from Apple. Fusing form and function with design influences from Scandinavia, India and Morocco, Mahabis create slippers that blend together a heritage-soaked aesthetic with modern design. The brand’s most exciting and remarkable signature detail comes in the form of a detachable and interchangeable outdoor sole, which flicks-on/clips- down in seconds. This detail paired with a collapsible neoprene heel, make the slippers effortlessly adaptable to your everyday life and personal style without the fuss. Adopting a classic Scandinavian clean look, Mahabis market themselves as the new unisex brand of lifestyle slippers. Designed in London and created in Europe, their philosophy being the ‘Essence of Chill’. Mahabis say they are on singular quest to create simple, and beautiful products to help you relax. unnamed1 Inspired by the everyday and driven by the idea that by improving the small experiences you can better the whole, Mahabis set out to reinvent an age-old product: the slipper. Worn for centuries, and often taken for granted, slippers have long escaped design innovation, until now. Mahabis are truly slippers for the 21st century, redesigned from the ground-up. The slippers arrive with a variety of soles suited to the rigours of both indoor and outdoor activities, not to mention a variation of colours to suit your mood. On the other hand the there are three colours to choose from for your upper, with light grey and dark grey providing simplistic options, whilst the camouflage adds a hint of action man when you’re feeling adventurous. unnamed2 Suitable all-year round, there is a choice between classic and summer edition Mahabis. Featuring a soft and sculpted wool lining, the classic edition offers maximum comfort and warmth, yet is light enough to prevent overheating. The summer slipper is crafted from a lightweight, breathable mesh, designed to keep your feet cool in the heat. Perfect for these upcoming June/July days when we'll be in and out of the house all day enjoying BBQ's. unnamed3 The neoprene heel flap can be flipped up over your heel for extra warmth in really cold situations, or left down under your heel allowing a bit more ventilation in balmier temperatures. The cool removable rubber soles that are available in fun summer colors, are easy to snap on and off and turn your slippers into grippy, rugged, indoor/outdoor shoes, perfectly capable of walking down to the local shop or venturing onto the patio to enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning. Firmly carving their name in to the slipper and design world, Mahabis are now one of the fastest growing new casual footwear brands in the world. Available exclusively online, and shipping to over 70+ countries, they are fast gaining a fan following worldwide, with customers from across the globe sharing their passion for downtime. To check out the full Mahabis range visit www.mahabis.com

For more of Matt’s style picks take a look at the following:

–This is Tailoring at Topman

-Whistles’ first menswear store

-Dressing Lions with Thomas Pink

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