Wednesday, May 4, 2011

FALL/WINTER FOOTWEAR 2011 from Eco Minded PATAGONIA

Owrds/Images Judith Ecochard


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)

Addie Ruffle


 The Addie Riders with an outsole made form natural latex from South America...superior cushioning, our fav pick...




FYI: Resolable---made to LAST!


INFO: PATAGONIA