Wednesday, June 06, 2007
In a while Croc-o-file
Crocs Incintroduced their new fashion line for Autumn at the Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY) trade show in New York City. YOU by Crocs™ collection will be available later this year. The new range showcases Crocs’ comfort with Italian design and include styles which integrate leather, canvas and suede. There are even a high heeled Croc (well wedges. Crocs have recently acquired the Italian design firm, EXO Italia and their designers have collaborated to produce a range of fashionable shoes made in closed cell resin, Croslite™. YOU by Crocs™ collection feature a Soleful™ footbed according to the manufacturer which gives added comfort. In the High Spirits fashion range of YOU by Crocs™ collection, the footwear is lined with lamb's wool. Leather and suede are incorporated into the boots and shoes which are available in rich colours with round toe-boxes and wedged heels. The new models will be available in women’s sizes 6-10½ at select retailers and at youbuycrocs.com from September 2007. Also available this coming season will be The Alice, a slim fitting Mary Jane style available in five rich colours: chocolate, grape, ruby, peacock and black. The Alice has a reinforced shank with gives greater arch support and supports the heel with a micro-fibre coating in the shoe. These are available in women’s sizes 4-12, and tipped to be a popular choice. For men keen to be out and about The Venture is a traditional shoe design available in leather and canvas styles. The lightweight leather shoes come in six different two-toned colours including black/charcoal and chocolate/sienna. The Venture Canvas model is available in five two-toned colour combinations including black/black and khaki/eucalyptus. The Venture comes in men’s sizes 7-13. The Mammoth model is a strapless, slip-on shoe similar to the origin Crocs’ clog made in Croslite but with a cozy, soft, shearling lining to keep the feet warm in cold weather. The Mammoth and Kids Mammoth will be available in men’s sizes 4-13, women’s sizes 6-12 and kids' sizes 6/7-M3/W5 and in seven colours including army, chocolate, khaki, red, cotton candy and light blue. The Axle and Kids Axle is a camouflage-patterned rugged outdoor shoe. The Hi Cruiser for men is a high-top suede shoe with a Croslite foot bed. The Celeste Suede and Celeste Canvas for women, are fashionable casual shoes which feature suede or canvas uppers and Croslite foot beds. The Troika for women is a new option for increased protection from the snow and slush. The Kids All Terrain, the popular outdoor model now available in children’s sizes with an easy hook and loop leather fastener.