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- 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
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-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.
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=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|