Comfort fashionable shoes are NOW the norm for American gals -even those chic city ladies-coinciding with the whole athleisure clothing boom-we don't remember a time when all but the tiniest fraction of men ever put up with uncomfortable shoes.
Reasons abound-including more female urbanites taking mass transit, walking and/or biking to work...plus the acceptance of casual summer office attire-paired with lifestyle sneakers and sandals with cork footbeds, setting a high bar for bearable, wearable all day wardrobes, year round.
Colder temps do mean different head to toe ensembles...and foot-wise, three lines previewed certainly offer many stylish feet worthy shoes that are pavement pounding, durably acceptable-and affordable.
WALDLÄUFER-a German brand (aka Forest Walker), is putting down roots on this side of the Pond...with quality classic styles and boots for men and women.
Made in Europe ---the WALDLÄUFER selections we saw had signature comfort footbeds, durable air cushioned outsoles, breathable linings, supportive constructive features--- and tonal wise-deliver in Fall fav colors.
|FAME $170-easy slip on|
|Rocker style all day walkable WALDLÄUFER dynamic BLISS-textured leather combo $175|
|in Suede-Toni $170-cute with jeans/trousers|
|CINDY-pretty pump $170|
|TARA $170-in breathable Black Microfiber|
|footbeds are removable---but imo-you won't want to-they have great arch support+cushioning|
|IRIS $255 in Corda (or black)-soon enough will need cozy warmth of push lining...nice bucks details.|
|FOR THE GUYS...Dress, Dynamic and Tex collections... front Jared $210, right back Tom $215, left back Tyler $215|
|cute cute cute...feminine silhouettes...plush faux fur-shearling lining, on block heels that are easy to walk on...Lark, Harlie styles|
|RANDY---got back strap buckle it ankle detail|
|Ravine mixed textures-in chelsea boot style|
|Duck Boots are always practical...leather upper/rubber bottom Dede $|
|adorbs-Pam-Alah five color options including purple (not pictured)|
|a trendy version of a Duck Boot classic---|
|add some warmth---Delinda -waterproof-and with slip resistant outsoles. Like-the contrast stitching on leather upper...and patent...nice combo for winter!|
|quilted upper sheds the wet weather well-Lydia|
|DARLA-has the metal eyelets of hiker styles...with wooly lining|
|WHITE FOX---outsole that is a platform sneaker hybrid-super popular---with cool quilts upper=|
KHOMBU had its antecedents in outdoor footwear-now with city style cues... PLUS-
paired up with the USA SKI TEAM...for this agrees and before the race waterproof toughie boot-
|USA SKI TEAM -KHOMBU boot=FAB-and made in the USA TOO!!!! ALTA|
|ethnic wool upper...atop duck book...Maya|
|KIDS get the cutest boots-KIDS SWEATER=patterned wool inland-nice detail...duck boot bottom ---like-pull tab in back---makes on/off easier|
|More kids-weatherproof, grippy outsoles, comfortable...in a colorful package!|
|sometimes need a higher boot-the Anne lace-up works for narrow+wider calves,|
|Annie----quilted upper upper, faux fur plush lining, patent black duck boot reinterpretation we thinks would look great with skirts too. Like the lace-up details too...NICE.|
|guys like outdoor sneaker styles---and black with yellow pops-perfect! Pete-ultra lightweight too.|
|weatherproof workbook ...burly one ----that we see on city streets more and more...nowadays-lightweight enough to wear off a construction site or the farm!|
|meets OSHA standards-grip on slick, oil laden surfaces|
|imo-another kicking' workbook style-that wears well off the job...Carter|