Earth friendly materials, innovative technologies and low-impact production without any sacrifice of --- performance ---has been Patagonia, the enormous outdoors apparel/footwear/gear company mantra since its inception.
We saw a sliver of Patagonia's technical and urban friendly kickers for Fall 2011...
Highlights in terms of fit---
As in the new P26 hiking/backpacking boots- flexible, light, comfortable and protective (toe bumper, waterproof breathable Gore-Tex®)--- the shoes are...with a deep dish heel that gives the foot an athletic feel of support.
|Tough grip Vibram,|
|BOAR Sneaker Upper,Vibram sole|
|DAS BOOTS-Lace-up ($15) and Pull-on ($170) -Insulated with Polartec 200 lining, 30%recycled outsole by Vibram|
|Fiona Lace-up and ...|
|Fiona Mid...with comfy recycled PET fleece Polartec lining, 30% recycled rubber outsole by Vibram, waterproof|
|Waterproof leather...with a 70% recycled materials footbed, 30% recycled outsole, "eco" leathers...urban styling ($190)|
FYI: Resolable---made to LAST!