Wednesday, July 2, 2014



Outdoor footwear that sells-are multi-tasking lightweight, durable, and weather tough--- and as comfy supportive (or real close) to everyday sneakers…

Adidas - basking in the World Cup sponsorship glow (maybe USAers will now pronounce correctly-haaa)---delivers the for the feet in really terrific color waves. Key new styles are trail runners, hiking boots and - city/country mash-ups - all outdoor casual offerings aimed at the active and leisurely strollers.

Duramo Cross GTX women's
Iconic branding- those stripes are deftly used…plus top of the line materials-including their proprietary adiPrene-(cushioning, shock absorption, energy returning)…waterproof Gore-Tex® or Climaproof® membranes ---and outsoles from rubber gurus Continental® or in-house gripper- Traxion™.
Duracross-in men's/women/s-in 'regular' and GTX waterproof (breathable Gore-Tex®) - trail runner options-outdoor running kicks, molded sock liner, speed lacing construction-ez+fast on/off, full length adiPrene+® cushioning…L shaped lugs greater ground penetration and traction 

Duramo Cross X $90

Duramo Cross GTX $125 (waterproof)

Duramo Cross GTX $125-men's
Duramo Cross GTX $125

Trail Cruiser Mid $125-city/country hybrid-metal eyelets rugged hiker style, Continental rubber outsole, soft nubuck leather upper-16oz
Continental rubber-and adiPrene-durability, grip, energy return

Trail Cruiser Mid $125-neat green color with trendy white rubber outsole-sneaker hightop inspired ...

old school leather uppers rock the Hiking- Rockstack Mid-clean design with trendy white rubber outole we see on lifestyle shoes- with mid-cut padded collar, , adiPrene® cushioning at heel and midsole insert for comfort/fit, molded Otrtholite® sock liner, and Traxion™ outsole for grip/stability-with toe and heel added protection…with padded ankle collar that is moisture wicking and more comfy ---and Aiddas touch-in a bold color that's a nice contrast to rich leather tone.

Rockstack Mid Leather $125

Rockstack Leather $100---like the mid-but lower...

Major kick for Fall 2014-is the TERREX Swift fast low to ground fast hiking shoe with speed laces, breathable Gore-Tex® membrane, Traxion™ outsole grip=super high traction.
Terrex Swift Mid GTX $160-men's 17oz
women's 13ox-Terrex Swift-like the Sky blue color too
We featured these in a trend report …the use of wool/felt as an upper material in footwear for winter- is big…and these samples from Adidas are a fav ….

men's---Felt from Italy water resistant and insulating with 100 grams Primaloft…nice orange color pop---with that back/grey $130

TPU mudguard-burly Traxion™ outsole…lace-up hiker style
back detail with pull-on tab

black/grey Felt boot...

Choleah Padded Primaloft Boot…"winter jacket for your feet"

serious traction-rubber outsole
kind of cute-in Vivid Berry-Primaloft insulated upper, adiPrene® midsole cushioning-durable ripstop upper and gusseted tongue leeps snow out. $85

Choleah color options….

Winter Hiker ¢125

mudguard toe, padded gusseted tongue keep snow out,  -like this color wave…hits just above ankle-great height to wear with jeans-serious outsole will stand up to trails packed with snow+ice

Padded Primaloft Boot $90-comes in very fun color waves -women's -guy version in blues...padded sock like construction fits and kinda looks like a hightop sneaker…grippy Traxion™ for stability+grip, Primaloft insulation-protective heel+toe-$90
Libria Pearl

Libria Pearl CP Primaloft Boot-$120-durable ripstop upper with Traxion™ outsole, adiPrene midsole for comfort+shock absorption, Climaproof® waterproof membrane protection, warm collar and reinforced heel/toe for protection-city or snowshoe in these. 
$150-similar to Libria-but goes higher up…Libira emerald Primaloft w/ nubuck+canvaas, Traxion™ outsole, molded sock liner for comfort+fit, adiPrene midsole-and Primaloft 2000 grams insulation -18oz-lightweight
Slopecruiser CP Primaloft-eye catching technical winter lace-up. Waterproof via Climaproof®, burly traction, insulated with Primaloft. The colors are fab-esp. the four tone rubber outsole.  
these back heel clips for snowshoes, crampons, or probably could tuck in snow pants so don't drag...
Slopecrusier-seriosu grip---outsole.