Thursday, February 4, 2016

Functional Footwear- Casual Boots-Performance Brands:CHACO


Starting out as a performance river sandal company----CHACO---under the Wolverine corporate umbrella-has added casual dry land uppers to those supportive LUVSEAT™ PU footbeds and non-marking ChacoGrip™ full rubber block or EcoTread outsoles made with 25%-recycled rubber content. 

New for F/W 2016/17-lifestyle no break-in time needed boots/slip-ons/chukkas  can be dressed up enough for office environments or court appearances that require a bit more polish, wardrobe wise...still maintaining the Chaco design-ness of the brand. 


Lodge Waterproof (W-$180) Seam-sealed full-grain and suede leather upper, waterproof rear zipper, traditional non-wicking lace, women’s specific, removable LUVSEAT™ PU footbed, instant-comfort EVA midsole, injection-molded nylon shank, non-marking EcoTread™ outsole with 25%-recycled rubber content, 3mm lug depth-in black (pictured), pinecone brown, fossil.

As cozy as a chunky wool knit sweater---wool and leather combined....chevron shape side buckle and trim of upper -nice detail. HOPI BOOT,

SLOAN Slip-on-with mix of wool/leather

  • Non-marking ChacoGrip™ full rubber block outsole-Fields boot

Pineland Chukka-full grain leather upper w/jacquard lining, crepe inspired outsole with 75%natural rubber compound
Barbary Boot

CHACO design detail-webbing trim
Yonder boot for men:Hiking-inspired, featuring heritage craftsmanship for life well-traveledFull-grain leather upper with a rolled collar and moc toe details, waxed cotton laces with embossed metal hardware, removable, knit-lined LUVSEAT™ PU footbed, instant-comfort EVA midsole, injection-molded nylon shank, non-marking ChacoGrip™ full rubber block outsole, skid-resistant tread design Four colors: fossil , baker chocolate, black, bone brown $190