Drafting off the undying popularity of Crocs, California-based brand has adapted its iconic Slip-On silhouette into a very vented all-weather water shoe. Made of soft and comfy injected TPU (just like a Croc) the Trek Slip-On merges the beach-ready ease of a sandal with the coverage of a shoe. Available now.
Combining the slipper-like comfort of a classic espadrille with rugged tactical materials, the Explorer’s Espadrille is a tough & minimalist all-terrain performer. Constructed of water-resistant neoprene camo material that molds to your foot, the upper is finished with rubber mud guards on the toe and heel. The front and back pull tabs feature reflective hits for safety & a layer of Kevlar in the insole provides extreme protection for walking on harsh, dangerous surfaces.
The waterproof breathability of a GORE-TEX membrane adds a layer of unrivaled weather-resistance to Merrell’s Moab trail shoe. Loaded with recycled-content materials, from its Vibram Ecordura outsole to its recycled mesh upper and lining, it is a tough yet sustainable all-terrain design. Available now in 4 fresh colorways.
Combining the comfort of a slipper with the easygoing style of a sneaker, the Bill Ringa Ease slip-on seems purpose-built for pandemic home life. Named for a little known Steve McQueen role, they merge cool with cozy. They feature felted wool & suede uppers atop a weather-ready latex rubber outsole.
Like a puffy jacket for your feet, Greats’ Foster Slipper is a winter & WFH do-it-all. It features the puffy upper, a leather band at the midsole, and a cushy rubber outsole for indoor-outdoor versatility. Available in black or army green.
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Influential Alberta-based boutique Haven has teamed up with Converse for a Chuck Taylor SMU built tough-enough for Canadian winter weather. The Gore-Tex Chuck 70 Hi is a weatherized leather Chuck featuring the waterproof breathability of Gore. Available in Black & Forest Night.
It’s safe to say BF Goodrich knows a thing or 2 about traction. For the creation of their new high-tech fishing shoe, the tire giant teamed up Bass Pro Shops. Their World Wide Sportsman Grip Current Fishing Shoe is a rugged & seaworthy sneaker optimized for life on & in the water. In addition to a specially-designed tread & BFG rubber outsole, it also features an Ageon-lined footbed for odor resistance. Available now.
Crafted from a temperature-regulating wool blend, Greys Outdoor slippers are perfect for chilly winter mornings & feature a grippy rubber outsole that will keep you cozy & dry even for outdoor use. Comfy with or without socks, they also feature a stub-proof toe box & leather pull tab quick on/off.
When you take that detour from the hot sun of the hiking trail to the cool waters of the river crossing, these are what you want on your feet. Jump right in there! The Choprock from Merrell is a water-ready hiking shoe that is as good on land as it is in the drink. It features an open yet supportive ventilated and reinforced upper and a Vibram MegaGrip outsole for solid traction on wet & dry terrain and everything in between.
The DRYMILE is a category all its own: an adventure “sock-shoe” that combines ultra-minimalist shoe design with 100% waterproofing to give you all-conditions comfort plus outdoor durability without any unnecessary bulk. A funded Kickstarter.
With its flexible, lightweight construction, Danner’s Trail 2650 merges the comfort of a trail running shoe with the durability of a boot. It features a cushy EVA midsole, a well ventilated upper with an external heel counter for stability, and a trail-gripping Vibram outsole.
Vibram’s Portable Performance Sole powered by the brand’s Arctic Grip traction technology, is the first portable sole ever created by Vibram to increase grip on wet ice. The fold-up soles easily attach to any kind of footwear using a simple system of adjustable shock cord fasteners, transforming whatever shoe you’re wearing into a snow, ice, and slush-crushing all-terrain vehicle.
Like micro-puffy jackets for your feet, Vans gives a nod to outdoor styling with the introduction of the Quilted Pack; new quilted versions of their classic Slip-on in tonal black and an Authentic in Olive drab with a black sole. These are selling out quickly.
After sweeping across Instagram in a super-storm of likes and re-posts, Nike’s Benassi JDI Fanny Pack sandals are finally on sale to the masses. The slide-style sandal features a soft foam sole for plush, lightweight cushioning and a zip pocket on the fanny-pack-inspired strap that offers storage for small essentials. Available in 3 colors.
Classic Canadian bootmaker Viberg has been hand-crafting quality footwear for nearly a century, so you know they know. Their Slide house slipper takes that know-how to its ultimate purpose: cozy, casual comfort. Constructed with Italian suede, they’ve got a kip lining, full-length footbed, and crepe rubber sole in case you actually have to walk outside. Available in 4 colors.
To create this new footwear collection, boutique lifestyle brand Commonwealth teamed up with Padmore & Barnes, makers of the original Clarks Wallabee. Each of the 3 leather styles is hand-stitched on the original Nature-form last from the 60s and features the original crepe sole.
American made Rhino Laces are the world’s only unbreakable bootlaces. Ounce for ounce, they’re 8X stronger than steel. They’re fire resistant, endure extremes of hot and cold, exposure to water & the elements, and for every pair you buy, Rhino donates a free pair to a deployed American soldier.
Viberg is a classic Canadian bootmaker known for the more than 80 years of handcrafting high-quality boots for work and travel. All of that know-how is built into their first-ever slip on. Designed for a comfy, glove-like fit, they’re made of supple suede with a Kip interior lining and an unstructured toe and heel. The sole is leather affixed with Goodyear welt construction. Indoors or out, this is a casual, year-round favorite for your feet.
Canadian boot-maker Viberg has been crafting quality boots for over 80 years and their new chukka-height Bernhard Boot highlights that heritage with premium materials and timeless style. They’re made of calf suede with Goodyear welt construction and feature brass eyelets, a Kip lining and a crepe sole.
Designed for mailmen back in 1954, Red Wing’s Postman Oxford is made with Copper Rough & Tough leather and features a Goodyear welt Atlas Tred outsole. For long days on your feet and truly classic style, nothing else compares. Available in 4 styles.