Thursday, June 8, 2017

Road Trip Essentials: Light Kicks For Travel

SAUCONY, SEBAGO. OluKai, OBOZ

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Lightweight, cushioning,  sport functioning-and lifestyle good looks-there are plenty of worthy choices by dress and athletic brands... that narrow down footwear travel needs to a pair or two.


SAUCONY LIFE ON THE RUN... lifestyle collection-uses brand's cushioning and long lasting proprietary foam length of the midsole that is long lasting. Pictured-LiteForm delivers July 1, 2017. Insanely lightweight-all day comfort-stretch mesh upper-breathable -and lacing system assures great fit as does footbed inside cards the foot with just enough support...really could do a trail hike, day jog, or sight-seeing journey... in this one kick.
Sebago-started out in Maine as the original hand sewn Dockside boat shoes...for Spring-we're loving this Docksides Ariaprene™ (neoprene-like) genuine moccasin construction kick- with non-corrosive nickel free eyelets -  with toggle-elastic bungee closure system for great fit...re imagined water friendly comfort-has the brand's internal outsole cavities at heel and forepart (stability), cushioning Ortholite® foam, anti-microbial, mesh covered removable perforated EVA footbed...atop non-marking outsole, Men's and Women's color options $85
OluKai footwear for the island lifestyle has branched out into sporty covered kicks for everyday off the beach. Nice mix-up of textures...knit/mesh Nohea Moki -(M-several colors$95) slips on and off-kid version too-the dual density PU footbed w/ gel insert, microfiber cover  is removable/washable-all w/ no-tie bungee lace. Quick drying and breathable-good for beach to street,

The non-marking rubber outsoles---pods actually grip...look cool too.

dropped heel



Nohea Moki Mesh version -ultra lightweight mesh version-w/ drop in heel $85 Similar insides as above.
There are beachy rubber flip-flops-and then there are engineered comfort supported ones-that can handle all the pounding on concrete sidewalks, comfortably- as well as sandy strolls, OBOZ Footwear makes some of the best fitting hiking/lifestyle shoes-turns out these for the summer-with the brand's legendary fit. Pictured the men's -women's SELWAY flips $55 with springy EVA midsole, and same supportive shape of O Fit Insole™