Sammy Montano's Globe Colorway Release Party

After clocking countless hours on the board, Globe made the executive decision to hook Sammy Montano up with his own custom colorway of the Dion Pro, a casual surf shoe turned skate footwear. With eight months spent filming a part through Paris, Belgium, Berlin, New York, San Francisco and Las Vegas, it was a no-brainer to get all the homies together to throw a party in celebration of the finish line being crossed. So Thursday night Orange County and LA’s finest rolled out to the El Dorado bar in Downtown Los Angeles to celebrate with Sammy and have a few drinks on the house. Congrats, Sammy! –Papke

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 1 750pxYou know it’s big time when your name’s on the sign

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 2 750pxReservations have been made!

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 3 750pxLight-up shoe display? Not bad, guys

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 4 750pxThere he is! The man of the hour

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 5 750pxHomies are never bummed on an open tab!

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 6 750pxAlways gotta find the matching dudes. Danny and Jonathon—think they planned it?

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 7 750pxWho doesn’t love a free T? Definitely not leaving empty-torso’d

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 8 750pxNo strangers to the bar, Aaron Jupin and Ryan Townley

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 9 750pxThe whole Montano squad made it out!

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 10 750pxDecenzo wasn’t feeling the free-drinks wristbands

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 11 750pxAnd by the looks of it was a pretty disappointed not to come up on a free shirt

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 12 750pxAll he really needed was a mojito to calm the nerves. Ah, much better

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 13 750pxHuf boys Dakota Mullins and Justin Drysen

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 14 750pxDarius King, Zac Coyne and filmer Andy Licardi. Make sure to look out for them in the next Control Room montage coming to the site sooner than later

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 15 750pxMighty and the boys made their way down from The Valley

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 16 750pxPaul had to hit Sammy’s grandfather with a proper shake. Can’t go wrong with that hat!

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 17 750pxAcosta and Aaron Brown on the other side of the lens for once

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 18 750pxIt’s not a party without James Craig! Paul already knows

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 19 750pxNow that’s one hell of an entrance

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 20 750pxAl wasn’t slowing down on the dance floor anytime soon

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 21 750pxDrysen had his back! Doesn’t count if you don’t have the footy

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 22 750pxSammy was hyped to get a song from Autolux for his part and even more stoked to have the drummer and vocalist Carla Azar in the crowd!

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 23 750pxDavid Rodriguez was busting his ass whipping up drinks all night

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 24 750pxOne hell of a roommate combo. Paul’s a Red Dragon at heart

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 25 750pxTwo thumbs up from these two SOTYs

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 26 750pxParty can’t start until Luis Cruz gets his drink. Point him in the right direction, James!

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 27 750pxBublitz knows it’s easier to closeout earlier than later

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 28 750pxThe crowd couldn’t wait much longer for the video

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 29 750pxJames had a feeling it was gonna be a good one. One more cheers to get it going

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 30 750pxExactly what we’ve been waiting for

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 31 750pxThe results are in…

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 32 750pxUnanimous approval

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 33 750pxAnd they couldn’t be more stoked

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 34 750pxNow that the stressful part is over, it’s time to unwind

MontanoShoeParty photoPAPKE 35 750pxThat’s a wrap! Thanks to Globe for having us out for one hell of a night. Click around the site and find Sammy’s part playing now—you don’t wanna miss it. Congrats on the shoe, dude!
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