In what has been a long time coming, Eddie Bauer has finally completed their lifestyle offerings by launching an exclusive footwear collection debuting this Fall. After 94 years of premium outerwear, apparel and gear, the active and adventure lifestyle clothing company has expanded its outdoor outfitting expertise to now include footwear that boasts cutting-edge technology and advancements in product engineering for the ultimate in performance, comfort, and durability.
The Fall 2014 footwear collection launches with six men’s and seven women’s styles (but we will be concentrating only on the women's styles in this article). All the available styles feature ergonomic, cushioned insoles to offer the most stable and supportive fit, and the lightest, strongest midsoles to absorb the impact of every step. With specialty designed outsoles, exclusive to the Eddie Bauer collection, you are ensured all-day comfort, no matter your daily adventures. The seven women's styles include:
- Travex Full Circuit Sneaker- a high performance sneaker which boasts an ergonomic polyurethane footbed to stabilize the heel cup and offer superior forefoot support; a midsole made of the lightest and strongest form of polyurethane to reduce impact, ensure absolute cushioning and provides overall stability; and a carbon rubber outsole with grip-heavy tread that tackles all terrains.
- Lukla Lightweight Hikers - a streamlined trekker that reduces impact and boasts an EVA footbed that provides all-day support while reducing weight and bulk; the lightest possible premium EVA midsole without sacrificing durability, support and comfort; and an outsole with exclusive lug design using Vibram® XS Trek rubber compound that provides the best in performance and durability.
- Lukla Pro Waterproof Lightweight Hikers - these hikers have the same performance attributes and technologies as the above mentioned Lukla, but includes Eddie Bauer’s exclusive WeatherEdge PRO, a 20k/20k waterproof/breathable membrane lining to help keep feet dry in extreme, wet conditions.
- Departure Mary Jane - this classic footwear style boasts superior comfort, an InsoFit™ Pro ergonomic footbed with stabilizing heel cup and superior forefoot support, a lightweight, MidLite™ midsole which provides excellent support and comfort, and a sure-grip, low-profile carbon rubber outsole designed especially for travel and an active, everyday life.
- Christine Ballet Flat - those who want an easy footwear style for a life on the move, the ballet flat is a great option. It features a rich, full-grain leather upper, an ultralight, InsoFit™ Pro ergonomic polyurethane EVA insole, durable but lightweight MidLite™ premium midsole, and sure-footed, SportGrip™ low-profile carbon rubber outsole.
- Leather Moc - when the day calls for being on your feet all day, this leather moccassin is the best solution. This classic features a supple, full-grain leather upper, InsoFit™ Pro ergonomic polyurethane insole, an ultra-comfortable footbed with impact cushioning, a stabilizing heel cup, and excellent forefoot support, and a non-marking rubber outsole.
- Departure Slip-On -if your day calls for navigating various terrains, this Slip-On makes you tackle your day with ease. Like the other styles in the collection, this Slip-On also boasts an the ergonomic footbed with stabilizing heel cup, superior forefoot support, lightweight midsole for excellent support and comfort and the sure-grip outsole.
The Eddie Bauer Footwear Collection, which launched this week, is available both online and in store.