When we have to see and be one step ahead of the competition, we pull on the Visionary. No matter what our day holds the Visionary is ready. Stealth rubber sole navigates tricky terrain of both the work and play variety. Out-of-the-box and all-day comfort. Waterproof leather upper. Side-entry zip. Catalog/ web only. 5-10, 11
The craftspeople at Olukai bring the comfort and precision of their Wet Sand Principle to a desert boot. When we slide our foot into the Poko, it's like sinking into the cradling support of wet sand. Each boot hand-crafted on custom-made lasts, designed from the ground up to comfort from first wearing to last. Handstitched upper is a buttery soft, full-grain suede leather. Rubber sole. Catalog/web only. 5, 6-10, 11.
Stands up to the test of time and our toughest days. Legendary fit and all-day comfort is delivered courtesy of Olukai's Wet Sand Theory of support. Supple, full-grain leather, subtly distressed is hand-crafted to exacting standards. Classic, rugged style that'll last for a lifetime of adventures. Crushed suede accent. Lugged sole. Waterproof upper. Shaft: 11½". Catalog/web only. 6-10,11.
The good kind of Boss. With a 2" barely-heel, we feel bolstered, but not overbearing. We pull on this boot and we're ready to walk the walk and talk the talk. We're the Boss of our day. Hand-crafted, full-grain leather. Comforting anatomical footbed. Shaft: 6½". Catalog/web only. 6-10, 11
"Railway man" has always been a bit of a misnomer. In fact, starting with WWII, it was railway women who quietly kept the trains running as our men headed to war. The Railway Boot is inspired by these women, gritty groundbreakers willing to do whatever it took. Water and stain-resistant, full-grain leather; woven wool upper. Work boot styling with lugged rubber outsole and low, stacked leather heel. Catalog/web only. 6-10, 11.
Equally comfortable on the ranch or in town. This boot can pivot quickly from barn to blacktop without losing a step. Full grain leather, Woolrich Wool at the shaft and lugged rubber outsole. Water and stain resistant finish. Catalog/web only. 6-10, 11.
Finally, the makers of our favorite trail shoe have designed a shoe for the varied terrain of urban running. Built to navigate gravel park paths and scruffy sidewalks. Supportive enough for group boot camp, enough grip for sprints through grass. Wherever we're darting, dashing and sweating, the City Dash's lower profile keeps up. Quicklace system. Neutral. Catalog/web only. 5-11.
Imagine how fast and free we feel gliding across the pavement in Zero D—0 mm drop shoe, that is. Barely-there feel with a smooth ride: unlike other zero drop shoes, it has plenty of cushion for heel strikers. As next-to-natural as we can get without getting those weird toe shoes. Ultra-breathable mesh upper. Our only zero drop run shoe. Catalog/web only. 5-11.
Our feet love the ride we get in this surprisingly nimble trainer. If we had to have only one running shoe this would be it, 'cause it feels as good on fun runs and long training sessions alike. It adds a noticeable bounce to our step as we log our miles. Bonded upper eliminates all interior seams, so we get comfort right out of the box. Breathable synthetic mesh. 8 mm offset. Neutral. Catalog/web only. 5-11.
A retro track silhouette revived in a light weight with a ka-pow of color, we pair the Classic Sneaks with everything from jeans and capris to casual dresses and skirts-with benefits. Tomboy approved. Our favorite slimline sporty kicks for around town. Suede/nylon. Catalog/web only. 5-10, 11.
When we want to be fast on our feet, we pull on this lightweight hiker. Excellent for day hikes or fast-packing the AT. Bellowed tongue keeps debris from sneaking inside; water-repellent breathable synthetic/mesh upper keeps feet comfortable. They're veganfriendly too—but please, don't eat them. Catalog/web only. 5-11
Not all who wander are lost, we're just in search of a little Serendipity. Work, weekend and whatever-ready with low-profile, rubber soles and distressed leather upper. Surprising details. Back zip. Catalog/web only. 6-10, 11
A little bit country, a little bit technical. Premium full grain leather upper, carefully stitched together with clean, smooth lines. Dense, soft stretch poly panel along our ankle delivers custom fit and won't snag favorite tights. Full-zip for quick transitions. Catalog/web only. 6-10, 11.
Pull on these tights and you'll start to feel smarter. Smart 'cause these tights use good ol' wool that warms without itching, wicks without stinking. And the sheep, well, they went to Stanford. Wool/nylon/elastic. S(4-6), M(8-10), L(12-14)
Socks so smart they've got their PhD in Sockology. Their ability to wick and evaporate will keep your feet drier than any other fiber out there. Year-round, these itch-free socks are the first out of our sock drawer. Lightly cushioned sole. Wool/ nylon/poly/spandex blend. Lime green, Capri. S(5-6½), M(7-9½), L(10-12½)
When it's cold and wet, but not frigid. The Seattle is crafted out of Smartwool's deliciously soft and devilishly smart blend of itch and odor-free Merino wool, nylon and spandex. Aubergine heather, Charcoal M(7-9½)
Bedhead, be gone! With its sweet little bill, thick nubbly-knit and snug fit, this beanie is the antidote to backpacker's bedhead. 80% premium warming wool, 20% nylon, 100% warm even when wet. Poly-fleece lined for itch-free wearing. One size fits most.
Say goodbye to plastic, to wide-mouth bottles and to wet shirt woes. The S'well Bottle has an opening that fits ice cubes but eliminates unintentional waterfalls. 17 oz of our favorite liquid stays cold for 24 hours or warm for 12. Double-wall stainless steel. BPA free. Catalog/web only.
The Spark Legging has quickly become one of our favorite cool weather staples. We wear this as a silky smooth, wicking base layer or as a tight with our sassy holiday attire. Either way, our outer wear glides smoothly over both top and bottom. Nylon/spandex. Only @ T9. XS(2), S(4-6), M(8-10), L(12-14), XL(16)