words/images Judith Ecochard
Founded by British surfers/footwear designers, Cushe® footwear is just that-cushy- and is divided up into three categories-Universal Traveller, Coastal Supremacy, and Urban Safari...ALL focused on the details.
|Northern Euro Alpine inspired-thermal fleece lining, APLINE FERN- Wolverine performance suede= waterproof, oversized toe bumper, ergonomically shaped footbed/molded EVA $185|
Starting off-the ALLPINE-pull on boots for women.
|slip-resistant/sticky pine cone design outsole-one of several signature Cushe custom moulded rubber|
Foot-On Futon-"...designed to be your inside out boot..."
|Quilty Conscience- $180 premium waterproof full grain leather and suede.+felt textile.|
|toe bumper for added protection|
|moulded EVA in-sock for added underfoot comfort-side zip for easy on/off|
|moulded rubber with unique Cushe futon tread design|
|Quilty Pleasures-Wolverine performance waterproof suede, thermal fleece, moulded EVA in-sock comfort, available in black suede too|
WILDRUN MID (and WILDRUN LEATHER)-is ankle high outdoor inspired bootie-an easy height to wear, imo---made with nubuck or suede stretch lycra collar for a secure fit-and ventilated mesh lining and grippy Vibram® rubber outsole.
|Moulded EVA with memory foam-molds to your feet|
Men's Universal Traveller options-including the pictured Baja Igloo ($160) and Baja Black Sheep ($150)-designed for "life after shred"-----remind us of the snowboard boots we used in the 90's. Waterproof leather and thermal fleece lined...with the same Cushe™ moulded EVA with memory foam midsoles...and insoles of moulded EVA with Poliyou---protective toe bumps
|Baja Black Sheep|
|moulded Vibram rubber outsole with unique 2-color footprint tread|
Urban Safari---goes well while riding the subways---as well as the byways---old school/retro styling.
|Chuck Taylor-like- Sneaky Feeling with premium full grain leather, suede and canvas, lining of breathable mesh, moulded EVA in-sock,|
|$110---and fyi-low cut version too=Sneak Around $100|
|moulded rubber outsole with unique "Lazyboy" sole tread|
|Double gusseted foot opening|
Women's Cushe Slippers-available in five colors included this nice casual faded purple...
collapsible-easy pack. Zero degree pitch.
|Premium canvas textile, breathable canvas lining...microfiber in-sock $50|
|moulded Manuka Honeycomb rubber outsole with unique design cushions the pressure points|
How emblematic of Cushe is this....? the SURF SLIPPER LOAFER DELUX $95 (also available in a quilted version made of recycled "Climate" nylon $80)
A shoe? A slipper?---premium upper, ventilated mesh upper lining with full leather sock, moulded rubber with "Manuka Honeycomb" grip outsole. As comfy as your fav/fit your feet perfectly sandals...
And style-nice contrast stitching details...and that laid back personified logo.