Thursday, April 5, 2012

KAMIK FOOTWEAR FALL 2012-New Gore Tex Boots

Outdoor Retailer, SLC

words/images Judith Ecochard

Warm comfortable and stylish, fashion savvy waterproof rain and snow boots from Canada's family-owned Kamik....have been impressing us for several seasons...and at prices that are attainable---ranging from $50-  $200---for women's boots.



Village Collection includes the practical-Solitude-waterproof 13 inch height boot keeps the snow out with a waterproof suede upper, faux fur collar, seam sealed waterproof construction and rubber shell keeps the elements out, removable 6mm Zylex® liner, moisture wicking, faux fur snow collar, rustproof  traditional D-ring lacing system for a great fit, winter redy-UPTOWN vulcanized Rubber outsole-non-marking that grips on snow and ice.















Village Collection- traditional quilted styling with feminine flair---Temptress, Mulberry, Scarlet2-insulated boots with waterproof gusset tongue, easy on off via lacing or velcro straps.




Temptress-waterproof suede upper, seam sealed waterproof construction, removable 6mm Zylex® liner, moisture wicking, faux fur snow collar, rustproof D-ring lacing system, UPTOWN vulcanized Rubber outsole







What makes the kickers of the Metro collection- functional and feminine is the narrower lasts and fitted (and adjustable) uppers...combined with mix-ups of materials, colors, trims like faux fur collars/linings. 
Pictured-the water proof Washington
Soft fleece collar and gusseted tongue keeps winter out, DriDefense Bootie construction-lets moisture vapor out, repelling rain and snow to get rid of clammy feel when going in and outdoors, molded EVA fleece lined insole that's supportive, non-marking synthetic CHILL rubber outsole that grips, secure fit via lacing system with rustproof eyelets, ...and added warmth with foam insulation/soft fleece lining... 



New for Fall 2012 is the SNOWSPORT series of GoreTex® guaranteed 100% waterproof  in a puffy style, with a molded leather outsole and comfy EVA midsole.


Mount Roseg=waterproof nylon & suede upper, Gore-Tex® 2000 GTX Waterproof bootie with fixed 2008 Thinsulate™ & Foam insulation, removable comfort insole, soft fleece lining, waterproof molded leather shell







Revelg

Revelg-waterproof tumble full grain leather upper and Gore-Tex® 2000 GTX waterproof bootie...rustproof speed lacing


Kamik's famously printed/patterned Atrium collection of rain boots are made in Canada from eco minded materials.



Fergie-waterproof synthetic rubber rainboot, soft fleece lining, removable comfort insole, Winter Garden synthetic rubber outsole
















A slim profile and narrow toe---make this plush, Equestrian style,  faux fur lined boots winter weather chic---not clunky. Nice detail-the upper horse bit buckle, eye-catching mix of materials.

Hyde Park (pictured below)  -is made in Canada too- with a waterproof synthetic leather upper, seam sealed waterproof construction, soft fleece and foam insulation, rustproof side zipper, molded felt insole, and Plaza synthetic rubber outsole---that's non-marking.








Hyde Park0in brown too....







The ATRIUM series of rainboots are made in Canada and are waterproof, recyclable and in the Jennifer bunch, pictured below, made of the lightweight, injection molded, flexible (easy on/off) PVC free Rubber (he) that is flexible, "indestructible" as in made for tough wear, oil and acid resistance, and grippy in all temps-wet or dry conditions- and non-marking. 

PLUS: removable Kamik comfort molded EVA insoles that supports and cradles the foot for all day comfort.





Side buckle and patch-and new colors for Fall 2012=Jennifer




Copley
Copley=waterproof quilted upper, seam sealed waterproof construction, soft fleece and foam insulation, rustproof side zipper, molded felt insole, and Plaza synthetic rubber outsole---that's non-marking. 





Solitude- waterproof and with winter traction rubber outsoles-a good pares ski bunch-with faux fur collar