SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., – Ocean Minded™ a leading brand in ocean lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories for active outdoor enthusiasts is introducing it’s new close-toed shoe line at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2010, Booth # 29113W.
“We’ve taken the concept of living ‘an ocean lifestyle’ year-round and have created comfortable shoes with the highest quality materials,” said Andy Palmer, general manager, Ocean Minded. “With this new line we’re now able to offer consumers a year round footwear solution that fits their lifestyle and budget,” he said.
The 13-year-old company is known for its unique vision in pairing fashion, functionality and comfort in its product collections. The new close-toed shoe designs tout the innovative use of natural and sustainable materials including: organic cotton, metal-free leather, water-based glue, recycled Croslite™, recycled wool, recycled car tire and hemp.
NEW Spring & Summer ’11 Closed-toe Shoes:
Ocean Minded Straddie: With a sleek and inviting design, the Straddie provides essential comfort by utilizing a recycled rubber outsole that is enhanced with a natural cork shock absorption heel insert.
Colors: Chocolate and Tan
Ocean Minded Roller: The lightweight construction and anatomical footbed, make the Roller a dependable shoe that will enhance any ensemble.
Colors: Chocolate and Tan
Fall & Winter ’10 - ’11 Close-toed Shoes:
Ocean Minded Dune Rider: An effortless combination of comfort and durability highlights the relaxed nature inspired design of the Dune Rider.
Colors: Army, Black, Brown, Tan
Ocean Minded Nomad Rover: The leather upper combined with the natural wool lining gives the Nomad Rover a clean and sophisticated look.
Colors: Black, Brown, Chocolate, Tan
Ocean Minded Wender: A classic shoe with a modern feel, the Wender was developed to provide ease and style for everyday living.
Colors: Black, Brown, Grey Black, Khaki Canvas
Ocean Minded Keio: The low profile design and subtle nods to nature make the Keio a exceptional shoe that you can slip on for any occasion.
Colors: Black, Chocolate, Tan
Available at outdoor / action sports retailers nationwide Spring 2011.
Visit www.oceanminded.com for a listing of retailer locations.
Ocean Minded™ was founded in 1996, on the belief of being ocean minded and living an ocean lifestyle. We quickly realized that everything eventually ends up in the ocean and regardless of your chosen outdoor activity; we all have an impact on the environment. â€¨ â€¨
With that motivation, Ocean Minded™ utilizes recycled and sustainable materials whenever possible, to create high-quality, extremely comfortable footwear, apparel and accessories.â€¨â€¨
Additionally, we feel that as both a corporation, and a group of individuals, it is essential to Live, Protect, and Respect our environment. Since our inception, we have been organizing community beach, park, and waterway clean-ups around the world, which educate our customers on the importance of leaving their chosen playgrounds in better condition than when they were found. These values are the cornerstones of our Brand, and we invite you to Be Ocean Minded™â€¨
Live. Protect. Respect™.â€¨