Tuesday, November 6, 2012

CLARKS® SPRING 2013 Men's+Women's Footwear

suede/canvas JAX men's boat shoe
Gary's Loft-NYC

words/images Judith Ecochard

CLARKS® footwear -and the men's Bostonian label...are both stylish and wearable comfortable collections that now have a massive footprint across the country.

Casual weekend wear---JAX


A Spring 2013 media preview turned up some wearable on trend styles that as always-are at great price points. Also important to note-these are not gimmicky, disposable fast fashion shoes...these are up to date good looks that will last.



First up-men's shoes---solid neutrals with pops of colors, quality materials like suede and nubuck leather that handles the weather well---- and details that bump up the brand's offerings beyond the basics. Clarks® know their customers---these are all day comfortable kickers the guys we know will wear---they are not exactly too daring in their wardrobe choices but they know footwear---made with quality fused with contemporary style when they see it...and buy accordingly.
Niven Free slip-on in leather-nice stitching details, perforated heel and padded collar on non-marking outsole

left-Wave Nimble, Niven Free, Wave Agile-right



Cory -flip flops-with canvas striped uppers, cushioned footbeds, outsoles that make these easy wear shoes=ideal 



Sutter, Rango Drum, Niven Life (front to back)






JAX-in several color combos



Dress Casual-a category that denotes handsome good looks with the comfort guys demand. No suffering for beauty, here.
Bostonian...collection Clark's owned. 



Pavillion-perforated oxfords in suede and leather


Driver shoes-Clutch Engine with buckles-and Clutch Fluid in suede or leather

outsole with cushioning rubber details



Rango Beat-cool red stitch detail



CRAFT ROW-canvas/leather
The Clarks® Originals-in fresh colors/textiles...on the classic crepe rubber soles.



Relajado and Wallabee Run



















Women's footwear for Spring 2013 are on-trend---selections available will satisfy the fashionistas who need a good looking pump for office environments as well as those who wear Clarks® for the comfort and live on the beach...
Women's Original Clarks---get color galore-fun outsoles and trims-plus a printedDesert Boot



Vogue Rose back-and Faraway Beach-canvas  classics with sweet tie bows




Vogue Rose-a  roped wedge---like the candy striped canvas upper


Printed Desert Boot-also available in black patent






Dunbar Racer flats -great colors -elegant square toe shape narrows a bit...driver style


Flats-including ballet shapes

Poppy Bloom-love coral color...multi-strap slip-on


Contrasting toe caps make these flats chic-


Valley River-snake print=nice



The winner-Valley Stone flats-tortose shell cap toe, perforate leather upper---Clarks® comfort...

Sandals and shoes with some height-leather multi-straps --- atop wood chunky heels, cork or woven wrapped wedges ...on trend style one can actually walk around in...city chic with comfort.



Rosa Hyde




Caslynn Cheryl-on a cork wedge

Caslynn Paula-on a cork wedge

Amelia Air


Purity Wedge-great mix of textures...Parisian sophistication



classic peep toe pumps-Wessex Eider-in patent

Rosa Central

Amelia Drift---

we could wear these with a dress a jeans-Rosa Hyde-easy on/off velcro closures---
leather flip flops---we know gals wear these to work...and they're not lifeguards either---pedicure ready.




nice color range-Salon Spirit

sandals-nice mix of materials----Indira Rue-snake look with leather...like the turquoise color




Indira Arjun-metallic leather with nude leather-a sophisticated take on a gladiator-like look that mentally transports us to some sunny beach resort

Indira Rue



thong sandal-Lynx Charm with snake straps


Evant Julie-perforated leather upper...casual elegance-nice shaped heel


Billie Swing in the front-spring colors leather upper straps -nice flat sandal

Millie Flare-a little bit of a wedge-in a warm leather upper
CLARKS