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Sunday, August 14, 2011
Chipkos World's Most Expensive Flip Flops that Save the Planet
Chipkos Announces David Palmer Chipkos - World's Most Expensive Flip Flops
This one-of-a-kind collector's piece is hand painted by renowned Los Angeles contemporary artist, David Palmer. This pair of sandal's has been deemed the "World's Most Expensive Pair of Flips Flops."
With the purchase of these sandals, Chipkos will protect 100,000 square feet of rain forest land.
"This piece represents a unique opportunity for a philanthropist to support a major initiative to conserve endangered rain forest land in Costa Rica," says Norm Gershenz, Executive Director of SaveNature.Org.
"your money won't be spent in vain: as part of the company's Stand for Square Feet campaign, you will be preserving 100,000 square feet of endangered Costa Rican rainforest" - Time Magazine
"World's most expensive flip flop helps to save rain forest... Even though the price is shocking there is a valid explanation." - Wall Street Journal
"Here Are the World's Most Expensive Flip-Flops - Presumably, you're supposed to hang these on your wall instead of shuffling home from the nail salon in them." - Ny Magazine
"But there's a worthy cause associated with the high cost: For every pair sold, Chipkos will protect 100,000 square feet of rainforest land." - AOL Stylist
"Despite the extreme price, there is a method behind the shoemaker's madness: With every purchase, Chipkos will adopt 100,000 square feet of endangered rainforest in Costa Rica." - Ecoturre
"By buying the shoes, Chipko pledges to adopt 100,000 square feet of rainforest "for the protection and preservation of land, species and natural resources." - ABC News
"the really swanky way to "save the rainforest" without leaving the lap of luxury" - TreeHugger
"For those discerning art lovers, these collectors' edition shoes come with some philosophical weight, too. " - Daily Mail
"It's Art, Not Footwear " - AOL Daily Finance
"...like Rosenquist, Lichtenstein, and others over the past half-century who have painted the visual racket of a consumer society, Palmer manifests not so much a love-hate relationship with the modern condition of image assault as an awe at its immensity and the thoroughness of its presence in our consciousness." - Peter Frank