"We think of Blunnies as the Birkenstocks or Levis 501 of boots," chuckles Ian Heaps, CEO of Blundstone Canada, from his home office in Collingwood, Ont. With street cred based on comfort and durability, they're fashion-proof.
Name another piece of footwear that can be hoofed around in by three to 80-year olds.
"The power of the word of foot is remarkable," says Heaps
"We even got a letter from travellers in Thailand who said they worked well on a beach," adds Heaps
"I still remember when Dan Ackroyd bought a pair from us when we opened our first shop in Toronto in 1994," grins Heaps