Saturday, November 21, 2015

Holiday Gifts For Gals on The Go: Footwear Part 3

For the gals going global...comfy shoes that travel from trails to city trams...with feminine lasts that makes these lace-up hiker hybrids -stylish.

OTBT---aka Off The Beaten Track=lace-up Ritchie Booties $179 burnished leathers on a block trapezoid heel...durable outsole-in 3 colors...pictured Beige Black ( r ) and Dark Brown ( l )
L.L. Bean -low cut  Women's Knife Edge hiking boot in Oakwood $179 -with cozy lining begs for Mother Nature's worst...full grain waterproof leather, Vibram Rubber XS Trek outsole, breathable waterproof membrane (TEK2.5), molded rubber toe cap for extra protection and durability, with cushioned, anti-microbial footbed-is a great après ski choice that looks cute with functional wardrobe staples. 

CAT Footwear-Women's waterproof Harper Boot with faux fur trim $150- (also lined with warm Thinsulate-without the fur option too)-with breathable moisture wicking microfiber sock lining, Strobel construction, on a cute just high enough suede wedge with grippy outsole...does double duty with denim and above the knee dresses/skirts.

Ah....a selfie gift perhaps---for dressier booties/shoes without the comfort/warmth cushioning footbeds and insulation -extra help options via insoles -are an affordable way to bump up the functions of footwear...

ThermaCELL® delivers rechargeable-wireless heated insoles (integrated rechargeable lithium-ion polymer battery) that as seen here-maintain warmth longer/hotter than rival brands. An answer to those feet that tend to freeze first!
chargeable with heat adjustable options...ThermaCell insoles-Classic Heat $134 (in red up front), Pro Flex Heat (black in back $184.99 with polyurethane insole and cushioning anti-microbial shock absorbing Poron® battery cover, 2 batteries +USB cable charger)-both come with free car charger +wall charger-and convenient remote  operation for no heat, medium and high warmth-that CAN LAST UP TO 5 HOURS-so no worries about bulky batteries---trim to fit

ICEBUG -a Swedish offers insoles in a "FAT" version with its orthotic inspired Arch Flex System® technology for maximum cushioning, support+energy return $46.95...coddles feet with entire length of foot including arch supported with each step (Dynamic Propulsion™) and Double-Arm™ deep heel cup design. Cleanable too. Nice. 
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