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Purveyor of the world’s best-known moccasin for nearly 70 years, American-based Minnetonka has become nearly synonymous with the iconic suede slip-on. Introduced in 1955, the company’s most famous style, the Thunderbird, gained further traction in the 1980s, when it became a preppy style staple for young people in Europe and the U.S. Likewise, Minnetonka’s similarly iconic Classic Fringe moc and Front Lace Knee Hi boot, both launched in 1967, experienced a renaissance with the advent of festival dressing, appearing on the glam gams of women like Claudia Schiffer and Kate Moss. Still crafted by hand and designed just as they were in the 1940s, Minnetonka shoes retain a timeless cool.