Chris Hemsworth’s Byron Bay pattern goes international

It’s straightforward to maintain up with the Hemsworths if you’re barefoot.

Whereas many people have a “no shoe” coverage for inside our houses, Chris and the fam have a “no shoe” coverage for all times.

Their yen for a barefoot existence has been properly documented on this column. Over summer time I wrote about adopting the trend myself round Sydney. It was a really disturbing expertise – dodging needles, padding round lifeless rats and skipping over excrement that in all probability didn’t come from a canine. The truth of going barefoot in every single place is nowhere close to as glamorous as Chris and Elsa make it look.

Even in lockdown, they’re working round Byron barefoot in quest of frozen yoghurt with their groovy-looking youngsters. These youngsters have by no means worn sneakers or seen the within of a Simply Cuts of their lives. And that’s not a criticism — I want I appeared that cool after I was 5 but in addition now.

A few of you could marvel why a number of columns have been devoted to Chris Hemsworth’s ft. As a result of historical past must be documented. This can be a detailed document of Australian society. Plus, this is similar column that when devoted 932 words to Michelle Bridges’ bandaid. We lean into the nuances.

Cave-dweller stylish is the new new pattern. We’ve all been unconsciously dwelling it whereas in lockdown. The worst factor about having to return to an workplace might be having to put on sneakers. Or will we?

Seems the Hemsworth’s barefoot pattern is spreading just like the coronavirus and gone international. Over in LA, celebs are ditching their sneakers and hitting the pavement with naked soles.

Justin Bieber was snapped hooning round on his BMX barefoot this week. Is it simply me or does he at all times seem like he smells like a McDonald’s? Then Chrissy Teigen was snapped sans footwear.

The type is filtering by means of and it’s solely a matter of time earlier than the general public begins adopting it.

However a phrase of warning: As somebody who solely leaves the home in Birkenstocks, foot upkeep is important. Caught in isolation, I purchased a kind of electrical foot sanders from the pharmacy. It’s principally an influence device you’d discover at Bunnings. After an hour of grinding away at my heels, my condo was lined in sawdust.

These quaint dusty roads up in Byron should be hell on Chris and Elsa’s ft. I ponder in the event that they unwind on the finish of a troublesome week by attacking one another’s heels with the electrical sander.

Possibly if Nicole Kidman adopted the Hemsworth’s barefoot pattern she may’ve prevented her current fall. Did you guys see these images of her in that moon boot? It’s exhausting to look elegant in a moon boot however you higher consider Nicole discovered a method.

Apparently she was working round Nashville and stacked it in a pothole and this in all probability wouldn’t have occurred if she was barefoot. Hindsight’s a merciless dame.

I’ve questioned the Hemsworth’s lots for his or her aversion to sneakers however perhaps they’re onto one thing. In any case, we by no means see Chris and Elsa hobbling round in moon boots. In fact, in the event that they ever did require a moon boot, it might in all probability be some trendy fair-trade eco moon boot made solely out of recycled potato sacks that you may solely purchase from a Byron Bay witch.

Ugh, the understated glamour.


In the identical week the place China threatened to up the tariffs and implement stricter high quality management on Aussie exports, the US are in all probability spewing they didn’t do the identical factor for our TV exports.

Australia’s esteemed collection Married At First Sight might be premiering within the States this Wednesday. It’s the primary time our model of the controversial Channel 9 present has aired over there and so they haven’t any bloody thought what they’re in for.

US viewers are already in shock at a few of the promos which have aired – with many outraged after discovering out now we have dishonest sandals. Actually, it’s cute they assume dishonest is the worst factor to occur on our model of the collection.

Are you able to think about how they’ll react after they see the toilet toothbrush scandal?

I’ve by no means been extra proud to be Australian.

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