KEEN PRESENT ASTORIA WEST – THE ORIGINAL HYBRID SANDAL WITH LIFT
For SS21, KEEN proudly present their latest women’s sandal, the Astoria West. Designed to take you from trail to town and beyond, this all new active sandal has been designed by women for women. Marrying style and functionality, KEEN have taken their iconic hybrid sandal, the Newport and given it a heel lift for incredible versatility, comfort and go anywhere summer style.
Built with a women’s specific last, the Astoria West has a more streamlined last and fit, with a feminine silhouette that is ideal for use in and around the city. Developed in accordance with KEEN’s Consciously Created approach, the Astoria West features a long lasting webbed upper containing recycled PET plastic bottles and treated with KEEN’s Eco anti odor system to keep feet smelling sweet all summer long without the use of chemicals or harmful pesticides. A quick drying lining make this versatile sandal ideal for active use, with an Aqua Grip Rubber Outsole with razor siping providing maximum traction on wet or slippery surfaces. A PFC-free Durable Water Repellent (DWR) keeps the environmental footprint to a minimum and offers agile performance ready to be switched on for adventure when moving from city to waters edge. An EVA midsole provides airy, lightweight cushioning, whilst an EVA insole with contoured arch support promises all day comfort and luxurious midfoot support on longer excursions.
Choose from two editions for SS21. The stylish open toe edition (£80) with three points of adjustability, recycled P.E.T. plastic webbing and bungee and striking white midsole design in a choice of four colours or a closed toe sandal edition (£90), with bungee cord and lock lace and KEEN’s iconic, protective toe bumper system.
The Astoria West and other sandals from KEEN’s SS21 collection can be found at keenfootwear.com and selected outdoor and sporting goods retailers from early Spring 2021.
SUSTAINABLE, SUMMER STYLE IS A BREEZE IN THE ELLE SANDAL FROM KEEN
Following its successful debut in 2020, for the new summer season, KEEN proudly present a stunning, revitalised collection of their globally adored sustainable sandal, the Elle (£65)
Offering effortless sophistication, the Elle brings style to sustainability with a contemporary, simplistic design that is as chic as it is light on mother nature. Constructed with a super comfortable stretch gore upper featuring straps made exclusively from recycled plastic, a soft microfibre lining provides a luxurious touch from the very first step. A super comfortable and springy EVA midsole and footbed give featherlight cushioning, whilst a hemp infused outsole means less rubber usage, but also ensures reliable traction and grip which is lighter on the planet. KEEN’s Eco Anti-Odor technology keeps feet fresh and comfy on warm days without the use of any harmful chemicals, ensuring feet not only look sweet but smell that way too during summer’s balmiest days.
With a hugely expanded and daring colour palette for the new season, there is a hue for every look and occasion. Choose from ten stylish shades, Summer highlights including a dazzling trio of neons in Hot Pink, Mykonos Blue and Zesty Evening Primrose, all the way through to muted dusty Olive and Lavender.
The Elle and other models from KEEN’s diverse lifestyle sandal collection can be found at keenfootwear.com and selected lifestyle retailers from early Spring 2021.