Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Outdoor Festivals-Footwear: Part 2

source jezebel.com

Ready for whatever twists outdoor music fun conjures up-comfortable footwear that withstands the elements...by OBOZ, ROCKPORT, CHACO, TREKSTA

finally-OBOZ---who makes our fav waterproof/supportive and cute(!) winter boots the MADISON Bdry-has a collection of flip-flops for Spring 2017...with the label's legendary BFit. deluxe footbed, spring EVA midsole and rugged outsole..applied to these easy to wear, webbed thongs. 
carbon rubber pods on outsole
OBOX Ocoee and Selway flip-flops for women-$55

ROCKPORT has re-invented itself-always known for its all day "...always in step..." comfort-we think these new Spring styles for men from the truFLEX collection -with cut-outs atop pillow soft supportive insoles/high density EVA spine...good looking choice for those like to keep their toes covered when in a crowd. Pictured $130-truFLEX plain toe

COBB HILL is now in the Rockport family-loves the metallic leather slip-on with square cut-outs...atop the signature cushioning insole. Women's

CHACOS  -off the river-check out  the new CLOUD sandal collection -manages to weave the best webbed combos available-signature of this super popular brand...atop deep cushioning footbeds that are more lightweight than the classic Z/sandals. Priced from $70-$110
Chacos High Desert leather collection-most versatile choice for festival to city wear. Pictured back left-Maya $95, and second from front Aubrey $120, front right Fallon $120-inspired by the desert plains-rich leather, durable outsoles.

Trail running kicks-are the most do-it-all travel friendly style-can walk, hike, run in them-made comfortable for day-to-night wear and are super rugged...plus the newer streamlined silhouettes will fit in with casual-outdoor wear worn from the ankles, up.
TrekSta-not household name in USA-but for active outdoor experience goers-label from the North worth getting to know. Proprietary technologies like HYPERGRIP® , superior fit that accounts for feet's natural contours (nestFIT) and use of trusted companies-like waterproof guaranteed Gore-Tex and (beloved) BOA lacing system makes these styles keepers. Pictured Alter Ego-lightest running option for road or trail with supportive EVA midsole, lightweight Hypergrip HGL outsole, molded EVA sockliner for all day use. Water repellant too-great option if weather guarantees muddy festival grounds.

Mega Wave by TrekSta-high cushioning-fully supportive-for neutral strikers-the sockliner made of TNT Mesh/HyperFoam™ -energy returning, Men's pictured.
Hypergrip HGL outsole-made to grab uneven surfaces

Women's Mega Wave-new Hyperfoam dual density EVA midsole-plush cushioning-supports-provides energy for each stride. Upper is stitchless-saves weight, speed lacing with lace garage...and coddling heel cup is shaped for stability

TrekSta-Kisachie-"SUV of warm weather footwear" with BOA lacing system, molded EVA /Air Mesh sockliner, use on and -sea-or mud...with Hypergrip HGWG Waterlock outsole-ultralight