Faux fur, buckles and rugged work styles ticked trend boxes on mainstream footwear in Düsseldorf.
Anatomic & Co
Comfort brand Anatomic & Co focuses on leather-soled styles in its autumn 11 men’s range, and also introduces a brogue-style boot. Elsewhere, waterproof shoes and boots are new for the season, and there is an emphasis on moccasins.
Prices: £39.95 to £51.45
Contact: 020 3115 0002
Faux-fur trims and linings are key in Ara’s autumn 11 women’s boot collection, with most styles available in either black or alpaca brown. The traditional riding boot is updated to include a faux-fur trim, and buckles to extend the boot width.
Prices: £21 to £65
Contact: 01603 741867
Camel Active has altered the contour of the last on its popular men’s pull-up boots for autumn 11, while an oil suede shade has also been introduced. Women’s styles in both suede and leather include buckle and zip detailing.
Prices: £37.50 to £60.45
Contact: 01642 677222
The Clarks sub-brand includes a collaboration with Japanese clothing brand Loopwheeler, whose sweatshirt fabric is teamed with black suede on Desert and Wallabee styles. Street art influences come through on the new Futura boot.
Prices: £24.57 to £62.08
Contact: 01458 443131
Women’s ankle boots are updated at Mephisto with a style designed to sit low on the foot for added comfort. Available in soft nubuck, shades include navy, black, burgundy and grey. For men, suede is used across the collection.
Prices: £23.10 to £88
Contact: 01295 768454
The Scarlett boot is new at Rieker and includes a fur trim and zip detail. It comes in grey and black and is lined with faux fur. The men’s offer of boots and shoes includes some in full-grain calf leather with lightweight soles for extra comfort.
Prices: £22.10 to £42.60
Contact: 01858 414141
Romika’s waterproof machine-washable boots have been moved on to include some key trends.
Faux fur creates a pony-skin effect, and knitted boots are also on offer. For men, the focus is on warmth and comfort, with sturdy soles a feature.
Prices: £29.79 to £55
Contact: 01603 307860
Nautical brand Sebago has collaborated with US outerwear brand Filson on a range of men’s workwear-style boots. The canvas fabric used in Filson’s jackets is incorporated into the boots for a contrast effect.
Prices: £45.45 to £81.81
Contact: 020 7860 0100