Since Blackstone was created, it has been at the forefront of fashion shoe design and constantly takes risks to push the envelope. The brothers are frequently attributed with being integral in starting the trend of the fashionable grungy look of the late 90s. Today they focus on classic designs with a contemporary twist, making a younger and more fashionable look. Even with their success, they never forgot the skills and the attention to quality that their father taught them. As a constant reminder of where they got their start, the top of every Blackstone shoe box is printed with a memento to pay homage to their father and the company he started.