Important paragraph: "The midfoot shank on the sole provides torsional rigidity and enhanced support but is also a shout-out to the two most important places in Paul’s life. On the right shoe the shank is embedded with a map of the downtown LA area surrounding Staples Center. The left has a map of the area surrounding his alma mater, West Forsyth High School in Clemmons, N.C., a small suburb of Winston-Salem. 'It’s one foot in the past and one in the future,' [the designer] said." In other words, LA is the future of CP. I love reading this stuff.