Wednesday, February 8, 2017



 Rainy, snowing, sunny and warm-a typical February week...calls for adaptable footwear that multi-tasks in one week's worth of weather...highlights from new early Spring deliveries that fit the climate challengers.

Some Picks:
stylish slip-on skimmers ($79) made of waterproof rubber just like their fab duckboots=L.L. Bean with slip-resistant outsole, anti-odor lining, EVA midsole for all day comfort-can even see padded footbed with nice looking plaid pattern..

HOOD RUBBER COMPANY lifestyle hikers mid height high carbon rubber outsole for durability underneath cotton waxed lace-ups of full grain leather uppers -fusing the leather into the rubber for welt construction that passes for outdoor kicks with urban edge. NICE>
Weather resistant uppers-mixed materials-with signature rubber outsole-Hood Rubber Co.
TEVA's casual shoes feature the brand's FloatLite™ featherweight sport sandals comfort. Pictured Arrowood Swift Lace in fire brick

Newell Ridge-hiking boot by Under Armour with a lot of style, A waterproof/breathable  Gore-Tex version with dual density EVA midsole with Charged™ foam for responsive comfort and cradle your foot TPU heel is available now
Michelin rubber lug outsole for excellent grip
Under Armour-Hardtack Fishing boots- serious weather tough, fully taped, waterproof with moisture wicking lining, molded PU footbed for comfort, sturdy slip resistant  rubber outsoles...and designed, developed, made in the USA

ICEBUG famous outsole traction technologies (see below) has some good looking uppers atop trading midsole, soft heel provides stability-typical of their trail runners for women-for Spring that are perfect slippery surfaces wherever one plants one's feet. Delivering soon-Eternal RB9X $164.95

Cat Footwear sophisticate style in new timeless classics...Signify and higher cut-Broadwick lined with nylon mesh full grain leather upper and molded rubber outsole...engineered for all day comfort with Cat's own take (EASE) on an energy rebounding, abrasion resistant midsole that will last longer -holding up to ending the pavement actions. 

Pikolinos Glasgow oxford style for Spring features this intricate textured leather pattern-like the winter kicks-have a Vibram runner outsole that does a better job on slippery sidewalks -gripping-than leather soles of dress shoes. $175