Auction houses will still sell you exquisite canes
from the late 19th and early 20th century. They often feature ornate carved wood or engraved silver, with all manner of designs and images on their handles. For those who aren't antiques enthusiasts, however, canes have been bereft of much contemporary design imagination. Until recently, that is. An Indie-gogo funded design team, Top and Derby
, have created their new "sneaker-styled" Chatfield
It comes in four sizes to ideally match multiple heights.