Friday, November 9, 2012

Patagonia Footwear-Trail Runners/Casual Spring 2013

Outdoor Retailer/SLC

words/images Judith Ecochard

Patagonia is one of the most respected outdoor brands out there-with the mission of founder Yvon Chouinard to "...make the best product, do no unnecessary harm..."pervasively pervasive throughout all divisions-apparel, gear/accessories, and the highly functional footwear (by Wolverine Worldwide, Inc.) that we previewed for Spring 2013.


EVENmore 6.3 oz women's/7.8oz men's durable/breathable air mesh upper w/ PU coated microfiber overlay for protection and drainage ports, soft counter-free heel for great fit/comfort, 4 mm drop, EVERlight soft flexing, high rebound EVA idol, rockplate forefoot EVA flexible and protective, EVERtough tacky rubber sole w/ designed lug pattern for climbing/braking-pictured un Narwhal/Alaska-men's
New Trail Runners-lightweight minimal styles with 4mm drops (EVERmore, Fore Runner Evo)-to more cushioned traditional trainers  for the heel to toe-ers (Gamut, Tsali 2.0).

EVENmore Tailored Grey-women's

Gamut-lightwieght neutral cushioned trail runner-breathable wicking air mesh upper and synthetic leather leather upper-durable and w/drainage ports, gender specific trail running lasts, leather toe bumper, reflective webbing for visibility, Dri-Lex® footbed cover, Aegis® microbe shield lining, 20% recycled EVA anatomical perforated footbed cushioning support, sticky rubber outsole wet/dry traction, forefoot shock absorption pad and flex grooves-15% recycled EVA footframe. pictured-Tumeric -women's 8.2oz
leather toe bumper

Feather Grey/Chromatic Sneak Peak

Peak Sneak women's mountain sneaker for hike-bike-run-suede leather microfiber upper.embossed suede heel, eye stay and toe areas for durability, Air Cushion shock absorption, leather toe bumper, recycled EVA foot frame and recycled rubber sole (up to 20% both), Strobel construction

Bungee Cord/Peppergrass Sneak Peak

Peak Sneak outsole

Peak Sneak A/C-air mesh upper w/embossed suede heel, eyestay and toe areas...50% recycled mesh footbed...similar to Peak Sneak above-women's pictured in Llama/Peppergrass

Fitz Sneak-men's and women's -low profile lightweight sneaker-suede leather and textile upper, 50% recycled mesh lining for breathability, EVA sponge footbed and recycled insole for comfort, Patagonia Air Cushion absorbs shock, EVA midsole, 3mm nylon 6.6 injection molded arch shank for support and natural  flex, Strobel construction, sticky rubber sole for traction
Fitz Sneak Tobacco/Espressso
men's Fitz Sneaks
men's Fitz Sneak black/forge grey

women's Fitz Sneak

Fitz Sneak-Narwhal/Electric


Cragmaster A/C-ventilated approach and "cragging" shoe for bouldering and moderate climbs-durable/breathable textile upper, mesh lining, low profile midsole cushioning and support, nylon 6.6 injection molded arch shank for support under arch and natural forefoot flex, EVA footbed/insole w/ 15% recycled materials

Cragmaster-protetive rubber toe, and to the toe lacing for a greta fit-tapered toe box-women's and men's versions

Cragmaster---Vibram™ IdroGrip New Boulder climbing rubber outsole for excellent grip and RESOLEABLE!!!! (Mountain Soles)

C-Street Lace durable suede leather/textile upper, soft jersey lining, 5mm EVA footbed w/felxible 5mm drop, recycled (up to 20%) "Diamond Flex" rubber sole for grip on slick surfaces, Strobel construction, full toe box men's pictured-in Tobacco
Surf-casual lifestyle shoes----including C-Street Mocs, Slides and Lace---C Street ="the street employees walk to to go surfing..."
Men's main collection...

all conditions C Street Lace recycled rubber sole

Front-Naked Maui Larry--ha ha ultra-light compressible Hemp chukka, with nubuck leather rand for durabilty, breathable polyester air mesh lining, slip-lasted construction

Maui Air -right-perofrated pigskin upper-comfy/breathable Air Cushion Plus shock absorption, slip lasted construction

Maui SMooth stain resistant pigskin upper, ultralight,  with glove like pigskin lining for comfort, slip lasted construction, EVA outsole and 20% recycled EVA footbed, full toe box, Air Cushion Plus shock absorption

Maui Fold-ultralight, all-leather loafer with fold down heel for slide appeal, moisture wicking mesh lining, Strobel construction, EVA outsole and 20% recycled EVA footbed, full toe box

cute the Advocate Lattice is a Vegan friendly, ultra-light open weave slip-on. woven webbing and elastic upper-easy on off---EVA insole ---extra cushioning and durable Armadillo rubber sole (both partially recycled) makes this a great street to surf shoe.

Available Now-Advocate Chukka-vegan friendly w/ recycled PET fuzzy collar, minimalist slip-on w/ back pull tab easy on/off...Advocates- when sold benefits 1% for the Planet  BRAVO.

women's Advocate Lattice top three and Advocate Skimmer-ballet flat on the bottom
Casual boots are year-round...after all it's always cold somewhere...
NICE-Tin Shed Buckle left and Tin Shed Tall (PET/ply fleece collar)...waterproof suede leather, Vibram® sole with TC4+ rubber and 4mm lugs for great grip in all conditions, 3mm nylon 6.6 injection molded arch shank provides support in forefoot and natural flex at ball of the foot...and 70% recycled polyurethane footbed with pigskin lining...RESOLABLE!!!!!

Vibram® sole with TC4+ rubber and 4mm lugs for great grip in all conditions

Men's Tin SHed 6 inch logger boot-resoleable too...canvas/suede waterproof  leather upper, reinforced eyelets, 100% polyester laces,  70% recycled polyurethane footbed with pigskin lining, Vibram® Ecostep rubber sole, board lasted construction

Handsome-Tin Shed 8 Waterproof full grain leather upper-waterproof bootie construction, Vibram® Ecostep rubber sole, 70% recycled polyurethane footbed with pigskin lining, internal EVA padding in weight bearing areas of welt gasket for comfort and superior flexibility, natural thermal protection via polyurethane comfort chamber...

men's Tin Shed

we would say---this worked....