Footwear

ECCO new brand partner to implement GORE-TEX SURROUND™ product technology for 2015

The Danish brand ECCO is launching its first collection of casual shoes with the GORE-TEX SURROUND™ product technology. The shoes will be distributed to the global footwear market for spring/summer 2015. read more »

Ten years of sweat, exertion and elation – the GORE-TEX Transalpine-Run celebrates its anniversary

Hundreds of amateur and professional runners are exercising rigorously to get fit for 30th August 2014. This is when the starter pistol will be fired in Ruhpolding (Germany) for the jubilee edition of the GORE-TEX Transalpine-Run: One of the most spectacular runs in the world is celebrating its 10th anniversary. read more »

GORE-TEX Experience Tour entitled “Make your own Bestard Boots and try them out in Majorca with GORE-TEX” gets an excellent reception

From 5th to 7th November, the 16 participants selected, all of them mountain, adventure and outdoor enthusiasts, took part in a unique 3 day programme of activities. read more »

OutDoor 2013: five awards for Gore brand partners

  14. August, 2013 , ,
At OutDoor this year five of the trade fair’s prestigious awards went to brand partners of W.L. Gore & Associates, namely La Sportiva, Salewa, Viking, Mammut and Adidas. read more »

Do-it-Yourself in Mallorca: Manufacture your own boots and put them to the test with Bestard and GORE-TEX Experience Tour

Which hiking boots are the best for upcoming autumn adventures? Your own individually handcrafted ones! The next project of the GORE-TEX Experience Tour will take 15 mountain enthusiasts to the beautiful island of Mallorca (Spain) where they will get the exclusive opportunity to build their own boots directly at the factory of the GORE-TEX brand partner “Calzados Bestard”. Applications can be submitted from the beginning of August 2013 online at www.experience-tour.com. read more »

Life Cycle Assessment identifies “durability” as key influencing factor in reducing the environmental impact of functional outerwear

Feldkirchen-Westerham, 12 July 2013 – W.L. Gore & Associates’ Fabrics Division announces the latest findings of its Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). LCA is the global standard for assessing the total environmental impact of a finished product and takes into account all aspects of a product’s ecological footprint including resource and energy consumption, emissions to air, water and land as well as health and ecosystems. LCA is widely used in industry, by governments and NGOs. read more »

Be it Bordeaux or Porto, the perfect accessory for every trip

  13. May, 2013 ,
For the all-round traveller, GORE-TEX shoes with SURROUND™ product technology guarantee maximum breathability and durable waterproofness for 360° climate comfort wherever your destination. read more »

Be light on your feet throughout the summer with ara’s new women’s styles featuring 360° climate comfort

  13. May, 2013 ,
Sporty but elegant. Casual yet stylish, ara’s new Spring/Summer 2013 styles for women combine all of these qualities. Designed with SURROUND™ product technology, these GORE-TEX shoes not only look good on your feet but also feel good. read more »

Welcome to the foot comfort zone

  13. May, 2013 ,
“Relax” should be our mantra every day; and because your feet probably deserve it the most, the GORE-TEX brand and its partners have designed shoes to give you the feel-good factor. read more »

Breeze into spring and summer with quality, stylish shoes for every man

  13. May, 2013 ,
Be it for business or leisure, the new Spring/Summer styles for men from Clarks and Fretz Men are masculine, yet light. Minimalist cuts combined with innovative elements and breathable materials make GORE-TEX shoes much more than a fashion statement. read more »