Footwear Insight

September / October 2017

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Editor in Chief Mark Sullivan 646-319-7878 Managing Editor Cara Griffin Senior Editor Bob McGee Contributing Editor Jennifer Ernst Beaudry Art Director Francis Klaess Associate Art Director Mary McGann Contributors Nancy Ruhling Suzanne Blecher Publisher Jeff Nott 516-305-4711 Advertising Daemon Filson 541-292-1450 Jeff Gruenhut 404-849-4156 Christina Henderson 516-305-4712 Troy Leonard 352-624-1561 Katie O'Donohue 828-244-3043 Sam Selvaggio 212-398-5021 Production Brandon Christie 516-305-4710 Business Manager Marianna Rukhvarger 516-305-4709 Subscriptions PO Box 23-1318 Great Neck, NY 11023 Phone: 516-305-4710 Fax: 516-441-5692 Formula4Media Publications Sports Insight Sports Insight Extra Footwear Insight Outdoor Insight Team Insight Textile Insight Trend Insight Running Insight sportstyle Footwear Insight ® is a trademark of Formula4 Media, LLC, Great Neck, New York. ©2017 All rights reserved. The opinions expressed by authors and contributors to Footwear Insight are not necessarily those of the editors or publishers. Footwear Insight is not responsible for unsolicited manuscripts, photographs or artwork. Articles appearing in Footwear Insight may not be reproduced in whole or in part without the express permission of the publisher. Footwear Insight is published bi-monthly: Jan/ Feb; Mar/Apr; May/Jun; Jul/Aug; Sep/Oct; and Nov/Dec by Formula4 Media LLC. Subscriptions: One year, $24.00 (U.S. Funds in the United States. All other countries, $54.00 (U.S. Funds) for surface mail. Postmaster: Send address changes to Footwear Insight, P.O. Box 23-1318, Great Neck, NY 11023 FOOTWEAR INSIGHT ® 6 THE FOOTWEAR EYE Hot product launches from Bearpaw, Sanuk, Rockport, Naot, Aetrex, Salamander and more. 14 MATERIAL TRENDS Five key trends on the materials side that will shape upcoming footwear collections. 17 STEPPING UP Major retailers in the Family Footwear channel see similar growth opportunities. 18 UNIVERSAL STANDARD In our cover story photo shoot, consumers embrace and showcase the gender neutral trend in footwear. 26 GOLD MEDAL AWARDS Footwear Insight's exclusive ratings of the top sit-and-fit retailers in America. 32 RECOVERY TIME Consumers are "walking on sunshine" with new options in recovery footwear. 34 LINES WE LIKE Brands are celebrating the National Parks with a variety of unique, stylish offerings. SEPTEMBER OCTOBER 2017 Mia Behm, 27, is a VP of marketing. Here she models Chaco's Fields hiker, $190. She says: "I love the dark green color — and I was really into the durability." This page and cover: photos by Wai Ng

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