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Toms Shoes launches new program to benefit gorilla habitat in Africa
Toms Shoes launches new program to benefit gorilla habitat in Africa

Venice-based Toms Shoes is going animal-style with a new partnership that benefits endangered mountain gorillas living in Africa's oldest national park. A version of Toms classic alpargata silhouette bearing the embroidered logo of Virunga National Park hit retail Tuesday, which, in addition to providing footwear to a child in need (through the company's familiar "one-for-one" formula), will see a portion of each sale donated to the 3,000-square-mile wildlife habitat located along the Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern border. It's the first shoe to be released under the company's new animal initiative, a program spearheaded by Heather...

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