No disrespect to the Steph Curry signature sneaker that melted the internet last June, but Nike’s Air Monarch IV has always been the most dad-ass dad shoe.
Now — thanks to Seahawks coach Pete Carroll, who leads Seattle into the NFL Playoffs this weekend — the Air Monarch just became even more dad. And the haters said it couldn’t be done!
Before we plunge forth, let’s briefly recap the Air Monarch’s credentials as, well, the monarch of all dad shoes. It’s a piece of (ostensibly) athletic footwear that is chunky, bland and not exactly cutting-edge. It’s a shoe sized not just in traditional lengths but in widths as well. It’s also a shoe that is by all accounts extremely comfortable. Read more…