Keen Footwear



With a simple design challenge:
Can a sandal protect the toes? The answer was yes.

The Answer was the Newport.

From the Newport, KEEN created a company built on hybrid innovation, redefining the outdoors and giving back to the community.



Inspired by a love of the outdoors, KEEN Inc., manufacturer of hybrid outdoor and casual products, including footwear, clothing, and accessories, is dedicated to creating quality products that support the lifestyles and outdoor adventures of active people around the world. KEEN more

KEEN Launches New Professional Footwear Collection for Fall 2009

KEEN Inc.—a leader in hybrid outdoor performance products, including footwear, socks and bags—introduces its newest range the KEEN Professional Collection, footwear specifically designed for individuals whose occupations demand on-your-feet comfort, durability and classic more

KEEN Hires Footwear Guru for Merchandising Executive

PORTLAND, Ore. (November 9, 2011) – KEEN, Inc., manufacturer of hybrid outdoor and casual footwear, bags and socks, announced that Ron Hill has joined as its new Vice President for Merchandising. In Ron, KEEN gains a footwear expert with a career spanning three decades of more


kigo footwear

kigo footwear is stylish, eco-friendly minimalist footwear for barefoot athletics and everyday wear. The kigo team strives to provide comfortable shoes that are stylish enough for everyday wear, sturdy enough for athletics and constructed to be as good for the Earth as for the more


KEEN Unveils New UNEEK Footwear

Style, versatility, and simplicity meet with innovative KEEN Open Air Footwear. PORTLAND, Ore. (March 16, 2015) – Meet UNEEK, Open Air Footwear from KEEN, it’s like no shoe you’ve ever seen … or put on your feet before. To create this unique shoe, KEEN, leading manufacturer of more


Patagonia footwear makes global debut at OutDoor, U.S. debut at WSA

Though SNEWS® received a preview early in July, Patagonia Footwear, a partnership with Patagonia and Merrell, officially unveiled its 31-style collection to the world in late July at the OutDoor show in Friedrichshafen, Germany. The U.S. debut of the line was at WSA, Las Vegas more


The North Face focuses on footwear

The North Face has staked its reputation on apparel and gear, and now its footwear department is catching up. The company started developing footwear in 2006, but during the last year TNF has committed to reinvigorating the department with new hires and restructuring it to mirror more

The KEEN Footwear Foundation Announces Two New Partners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Julie Atherton McFaddenJAM Mediajulie@jampr.netCell: 615- 429- 7704Office: 615-292-4240The KEEN Footwear Foundation Announces Two New PartnersFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—Portland, OR - Since its inception at the beginning of 2005, the KEEN FOUNDATION has more

The North Face gets really serious about footwear for spring 2008

When The North Face launched into outdoor footwear in 1999, it was with the realization the company had to do more than dabble and it could not offer product that was just me-too, or, company President Steve Rendle told SNEWS®, TNF couldn't expect dealers to support the line. more