It would seem the premiere Euro skate shoe company Aeon Footwear is shutting shop in a bid to concentrate on skateboard manufacturing..? If this disaster strikes, that’ll leave a lot of foreign heavy hitters floating on the shoe market.
However, in light of the crashing market a new French board company, Metropolitan Skateboards is about to hit the streets. Headed up by skater/filmer/ badman David Couliau, Chloe Bernard and David Dupas, these goods should be aimed at a higher aesthetic than other French companies.
Finally, seeing as we’re in Euro land, Belgium has given birth to two new things: