|WOlVERINE's proprietary technology---really makes a difference-we have a pair of ICS enabled hikers...|
words/images Judith Ecochard
WOLVERINE...offers a wide assortment of really, top notch footwear for outdoor and indoor consumers...including the 'we are obsessed with' 1000 Mile collection for women by Samantha Peet.
First up---we saw the Rugged Outdoor line of hardcore Backpacking shoes (Torque), Day Hikers (Vector) and sport/water/urban outdoors (Quantum).
|Made in the USA Sentinel - waterproof Horween™ BackBay Leather upper, Gore-Tex™ waterproof membrane, midsole performance support, flexible toe, performance arch footbed, cement construction, $299|
|Vibram® Bifida Rubber outsole|
|logo = wolverine paw|
New day hikers---include the Terrain II- with ICS™ dial comfort ---in a mid-cut waterproof leather version and lower cut ArmorTek and a breathable Mesh version for men-both with Action Frame Stabilizers (cage construction), and OrthoLite® footbeds with Performance Arch Support.
|Terrain II Wolverine ICS® Trail Hikers|
|Terrain II Trail Hiker of MG Rubber|
|Trail Hiker- in brown, cement construction|
|Vibram® outsole---like the paw print|
|Quasar Wind Hiker-in raspberry-with ICS® comfort and Ortholite® with performance Arch Support|
|great flex-on toe...great for fast hikers|
|Pulsar-upper of mesh with stabilizing PU overlays ...wave mesh with Gore-Tex® Waterproof membrane|
|footbed of Performance Arch with NXT® Odor Control with cushioning compression molded EVA|
|Rubber outsole-Impact Wind Hiker|
|C3 footbed-water can drain out-easy|
Creek Bed in Orange---upper of quick dry breathable mesh----can wear with heels down.
|Leather and Stretch mesh upper-Sportfish|
|water drains out midsoles-to-outsoles-NXT® Odor Control Sockliner over EVA footbed-C3® Compression molded EVA|
|Vibram® Eco-Trek Outsole-non-marking|
|M3Amphibious rubber outsole|
|Nellie Shoe-lace-up with cut outs detail, full grain leather w/ canvas upper, leather forepart, rubber heel, sheepskin lining/footbed-in four color waves $250|
|SAPPHO-interesting name choice- full-grain leather sandal, sheepskin lining/footbed, leather forepart, rubber heel $200|
|ARC-pull-on boot-full-grain leather sandal, sheepskin lining/footbed, leather forepart, rubber heel $300|
|Marmalade-ARC-elegant rounded tapered toe|
|DIGBY Buckle Sandal $215-full grain leather w/ canvas upper, leather forepart, rubber heel, sheepskin lining/footbed-in four color waves|
|Leather and rubber heel outsole|
BLACKWELL Lace-Up Boot...Victorian style versatile good looks can work with dresses or denim.
|full grain leather w/ canvas upper, leather forepart, rubber heel, sheepskin lining/footbed-in four color waves $300|
|Blackwell---including- in Sand--made of all Canvas|
|l-r-Lois Slip-On unlined, floral print on Dri-Lex® Ultimate Suede $175, Doris Oxford unlined, floral print on Dri-Lex® Ultimate Suede, Bettula Chukka unlined, Dri-Lex® Ultimate Suede-all with Charles F. Stead suede uppers---fyi an UK company known for its primo suede since 1904|
|feminine Bettula chukka...blue/grey|
|Made in the USA Evelyn $350... has an upper with Horween Chromexcel® Leather-purforated oxfird style, nice contrast stitching|
|Horween® Chamois Leather, Leather lining, 3/4 Leather sock footbed, Butyl-Treated Leather w/Vibram® Rubber outsole, Goodyear™ Welt construction---durability with leather stitched, not glued to upper/inner sole. allows for multiple resoling too|
|KRAUSE 6" Boot-name after Wolverine founder $550-made of Horween® Dublin Leather-waxy deep patina leather-here in a cherry tone, Goodyear™ Welt construction. Made in the USA|
|LATHAM-made in the USA -Horween® Orion Leather, Goodyear ™Welt Construction---burnished toe cap and heel $375|
|WHITEPINE Leather Canvas Boot-$400...Horween Chromexcel® Leather and Duck Canvas Panels, Goodyear™ Welt construction, Goodyear™ Welt Construction. Made in the USA|
The Garrison Collection---takes its design cues from the military.
|PORTER- tan-Full Grain Leather, full leather cushion footbed, Goodyear™ Welt Construction, Genuine rubber outsole $275|
|PORTER ---versatile lace-up|
|Genuine Rubber outsole|
|WILFRED Wingtip Oxford...$250 Glossy Suede upper|
|MARVEY-Wingtip Chukka $265 Glossy Suede with leather sheepskin lining/footbed, Goodyear™ Welt construction.|