Wednesday, June 18, 2014

MUCK, KAMIK, ICEBUG,BOGS, EMU Fall 2014 Winter Boots/Footwear


The Original MUCK® Boot Company is all about keeping feet dry and warm in all kinds of conditions. Together with other company brands…the selections are both numerous and and purpose driven with unique XpressCool™ fabric inside-that disperses moisture to aid evaporation-more comfort in cold temperatures---and---imparting a cooling effect-good in hotter climates.

There are plenty of boots for outdoors and urban folks…we picture a mere sliver of what is and will be available.

Breezy Mid in black/floral print can also be had in solid colors, and bold prints. Completely waterproof with ladies fit last and XpressCool™ lining---works in warm days as well as cooler temps. With an EVA contoured molded midsole, 4mm CR flex-foam, EVA rubber pod outsole. Available now.

this is a versatile low Breezy Cool Ballet flat version of the above,,,,with a 2mm CR flex foam and flexible rubber outsole…slip-on is cute enough to wear with jeans ---as well as a gardening. Available now. 

Giddyup in rated 40ºF-95ºF Wellie style-ez on/off with XpressCool™ lining, etc® sock liner, archives reinforcement, 4mm CR flex-foam heel spur, pull-on side handles and horizontal tread outsole. Right nice looking equestrian style Reign Tall…with slim profile-narrower toe plus same attributes as aforementioned. Both available now.

packable rainboots…Puddleton's ---also comes in kid sizes. Bright fun and 100% waterproof!

comes with a tote bag too. Available now. $39.99

Arctic Adventure Neoprene WInter boot---tall slim look, fleece lined EVA middle-in a bunch of color combos+prints rated -20ºF-50ºF

Arctic Weekend -casual all purpose-mid height. Warm fleece lining, Achilles reinforcement, EVA contour molded midsole, 4mm CR flex-foam, lightweight grippy rubber outsole. rated -20ºF-50ºF. Several color/prints available

-Artic Adventure Zip Suede waterproof boot-full zipper up the back, fleece lined Eva midsole, 4mm CR Flex-foam

Kid's-Hale Outdoor Sport rated sub freezing-to 65ºF, Breathable PK Mesh lining, 4mm CR Flex-foam wide opening slips on and self cleaning ribbed outsole-handy! 

many guy styles too…including Excursion Pro Mid . Pull-on tabs for easy on off, practical lightweight EVA pod outsole good for different terrain, EVA midsole, XpressCool™ lining, etc® sock liner, 4mm CR flex-foam rated 40ºF-95)F

PEAK Outdoor boots…Full Grain Crazy Horse leather-w/ neoprene bootie, Spandura® upper that is durable+lightweight, cushioned EVA midsole, etc® sockliner, toe+heel rubber guards, aggressive outsole, and 100% waterproof-hike, icefish and walk around in the slushy mess-comfortably.

Wellie Classic Work Boots…mid height Crazy Horse full-grain leather are super shock absorbing with Gel-Core™ sub-sole cushioning, breathable Airmesh Ultra lining-Hydroguard™ moves moisture away, grippy rubber outsole, tempered steel shank, cushioned EVA midsole…rated sub freezing-75ºF. NICE!

KAMIK rain boots are adorning stylish feet everywhere we look--- with 70% of its offerings made in Canada or the USA-pretty unique for a footwear company. PLUS: eco smart too-the kicks are made with 70% recycled materials.

New for Fall 2014 are these trend-on Metro collection quilted boots for women…with slimmer lines, tailored styles, durable materials-with textural shine…and a great value. Function fashionable that keeps feet warm/dry.
Strasbourg-Waterproof Quilted Nylon Upper DriDefense Waterproof Bootie Construction, Fixed Foam & Fleece Lining, Waterproof Side Zipper Closure, Removable Fleece Lined EVA Insole, Kamik’s Two Color MARKET Winter Tread Rubber Outsole

NICE-waterproof nylon upper rated -25ºF with waterproof DriDefense construction, waterproof side zipper,  removable fleece lined EVA insole +Kamik's wedged ripple outsole that grips

Plum color-LISBON-lacelock snow collar,  fixed foam+fleece lining,  rated -25ºF with waterproof DriDefense construction, waterproof side zipper,  removable fleece lined EVA insole +Kamik's 2 color Market Winter Tread outsole that grips
LISBON+NICE-slimmer than usual winter boot
PEAK Collection sports sophisticated casual looks-that we'd wear with jeans -or leggings, tucked inside.
SNOWVALLEY-rated -25ºF has 3M insulation, waterproof upper-suede+nylon,  seam sealed construction, speed lacing system, Kamik's Peak WInter outsole, waterproof gusset tongue, fauz fur snow collar

MOMENTUM-rated -25ºF has 3M insulation, waterproof upper-synthetic leather +nylon,  seam sealed construction, Gillie lace loops for great secure fit, Kamik's Peak WInter outsole, waterproof gusset tongue, fauz fur snow collar, waterproof+flexible synthetic rubber shell

ICEBUG---is a cutesy name but don't think this isn't a winter tough brand by a long stretch. Hailing from Sweden the "…sole is greater than the sum of its parts…" has the BUGgrip embedded with carbide steel studs for instant traction---in its trail running shoes and winter boots. Plus proprietary RB9X rubber compound that is cold temps tough. We had a cold enough winter to experience rubber that hardens like a rock in arctic chill---ugh…so now we know to look for rubber that can withstand polar vortexes. This makes a big difference.

Metro-with side zip, pull-on tab ez on/off-with BUGgrip traction featuring 15-19 carbide steel studs on the outsole
Metro multi-functional -water resistant and insulated $164.95
Carbide steel studs….

pretty sweet-leather/PU  Meribel lace-up w/ insock EVA/insulating aluminum sheet keeps cold out

Collar up or down-the Meribel lace-up Thinsulate® fleece insulation $189.95
-secure, adjustable fit
BOGS footwear is still Oregon based…yet has managed massive leaps forward into the fashion-y side of winter footwear that transcends rural settings for cities coast to coast.

Given how much we wear our clog-like Bogs Urban Farmer Slides…waterproof with that unique springy Rebound technology in the outsole that makes dashing for mass transit possible...we figured the same comfort level, and water tight construction are givens for this nice looking new assortment of leather kicks. Great launch for Fall 2014-with technical features in casual styles.

Pearl Tall Boots-waterproof full grain leather uppers, Rebound technology in outsole, DuraFresh organic bio-technology=anti-odor, slip resistant rubber outsole w/ a stacked heel. Cinnamon pictured…tan+black too
e/z on off zipper-inside

adorable-Pearl Lace Boot...waterproof full grain leather uppers, Rebound technology in outsole, DuraFresh organic bio-technology=anti-odor, slip resistant rubber outsole w/ a stacked heel. tan (pictured)-cinnamon+black too

we' d wear these all the time-Pearl Slip-On-waterproof full grain leather uppers, Rebound technology in outsole, DuraFresh organic bio-technology=anti-odor, slip resistant rubber outsole w/ a stacked ¾" heel.  black(pictured)-tan, cinnamon too
Juno tall $160-Holiday 2014 100% waterproof, plush fleece lining w/ DuraFresh anti-odor, Bogs max-Wick moves sweat out away from feet keep wearer dryer, Dual density contoured EVA footbed w/ Rebound technology in outsole, newly designed BioGrip slip-resistant outsole. Rated -20ºF, fleece lined
bury outsoles
super breathable comfy footbeds...

Guy's Eugene Chukka-waterproof nubuck leather, Neo-Tech insulation for warmth, Rebound comfort technology, slip-resistant outsole, and DuraFresh natural antimicrobial protection to fight odors. $125

Classic Collection-above and below… 100% waterproof durable hand lasted rubber with a four way stretch inner bootie, dual density contoured EVA footbed with DuraFresh anti-odor footbed

Carson $120
kid's too! Cute.
EMU's people might be less than thrilled if we dubbed them -Australia's version of USA brand- UGGs…but the look/feel of the brand's Beach collection is similar-though less expensive…and inspired by what Aussie male surfers wore to and from a day riding the waves.

Beach+City collections-all comfort in a molded footbed, durable rubber outsole…plush +warm
 New to us is the decidedly fashionable selections from the CIty Collection-which has the spirit of the comfy/cozy Aussie mainstains' kicks-with urban savvy good looks via leather uppers, some heel height, and polished details. Price ranges $79-$199 for footwear.

FYI: Merino wool sweaters terrific accessories and outwear selections available too.

Heysen boots

Stinger Mini Boots braided trim-outside, waterproof liner on inside...