Saturday, April 28, 2012

AHNU FOOTWEAR-Fall 2012


Montero Boot with eVent® waterproof/breathable bootie + Vibram outsoles-available now

Outdoor Retailer/SLC


words/images Judith Ecochard

Numentum™ Hike ($150) ensures comfort out of the box foot action, padded collar,-leather lined as is the tongue, rubber toe protector-mid-cut hiker 
Popular Spring 2012 styles in autumnal tones and new materials-were just some the highlights of AHNU's Fall 2012 offerings...meaning more comfort out of the box/ meshed with some savvy street style for the ladies.

And all constructed with the label's NUMENTUM™ technology- a minimalist approach for a neutral position, stride wise...an accurate way to walk ensuring proper alignment, and proper biomechanics...really from the top of the head down...

New for guys....the Coburn men's boot---



$174-like the Montero-eVent® waterproof/breathable bootie, leather upper, padded solar, toe protection


Vibram outosle-grips








Truckee $179
Insulated Truckee-has a shot of pink to feminize up this workhorse of a boot-vibram outsole, eVent® waterproof bootie, leather upper,,,and female friendly slightly narrower last, less clunk with all the comfort.




















Fashion meets function in these seam sealed waterproof patent leather looker-the Laguna...cute, cute cute-a nice rain boot. With Numentum® shock absorption---and an insole/midsole construction for serious shock absorption. We like the shape-mimics the curves of a gal's leg...nice.


Laguna $159


gusseted tongue-for a comfy fit

easy on off with a zip-and just enough insulation without any clammy feeling



Last Spring -the Jackie flat was intro-ed to great acclaim---and its also here for Fall 2012 in a shiny patent leather---with all the insider AHNU features like  Numentum® Commuter Technology for cushioning support and a stabilizing u shaped heel cup for shock absorption, AND rubber routsoles----nice.














The Belmont is like an adorable version of those kicking' Doc Martens (buckle details) ---waterproof leather, duck boot inspired---nice mix of materials...with grippy rubber outsole---def. a street to trail to street option. ($149)




Carry-over from Spring-Karma flats-active slip-on chic-full grain leather uppers,  sculpted EVA footbed and stretchy back heel for travel friendly, easy pack/wear secure fit. 




stretchy back leg panel insures comfort and a great secure fit to keep the elements OUT

All leather, all waterproof-the Valencia have nice stitch details...in a fashion profile with a bit of a heel.



contrast stitching on the seams shows even better in this charcoal grey-stretch adjustments make these boots easy to wear over leggings or hosiery without compromise of comfy fit.


If there is one style we would wear everyday-has good to be these chunky heel Noe short boots. Western style, AHNU comfort features, there's a neoprene insert...in addition to waterproof suede/leather...terrific!













grippy outer soles








full grain leather upper $185-leather ankle boot for men-rugged, lightweight-Numentum® Commute Technology-internal stability-all day comfort, double density PU/EVA sock liner comfort, external stability strut keeps heel centered

Montgomery-carry-over from SPring-red pop stitch on the deep lugged, grippy outsole---nice detail $189