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Vasque Brings Back the Beloved Breeze
Vasque is bringing back its best-selling boot, infusing sustainable materials while staying true to its classic design roots
Vasque Footwear, a family-owned company with more than 55 years of experience in the outdoor footwear sector, is bringing back the Breeze. Bringing back the comfort, durability, fit, and versatility; learning from the millions ofmiles hiked, walked, backpacked and lived in. Today, Vasque introduces a modern take on the fan-favorite Breeze boot that defined a generation of outdoor exploration.
The new Breeze takes the best elements that each iterationhas provided over the past eighteen years. Rounds and rounds of development fed testing, which yield edevolution. Tweaking, testing, tweaking, testing. A team of designers, engineers, material scientists were led by customers who told us what they wanted from this boot.
“Tried and true, the Breeze is packed with the comfort and durability it’s always been known for, ”says Bryce Wernsman, president at Vasque Footwear.“ We’re carrying that success forward this year and beyond by creating a product that is light on your feet while being light on the planet. This season, every new Vasque project has some level of sustainable material.
All aspects of the boot were scrutinized with overall sustainability in mind. It lives up to the legacy of durability of the Breeze, but it’s also the most sustainably made boot ever made at Vasque. From a midsole made from Sugar cane, to 100% recycled webbing, to 75% recycled mesh material, to the debut of a new water proofing technology, Vasque Dry–which is made from 25% recycled Polyester.
The 2022 Breeze ($160) features the following upgrades:UPPER: Vasque Dry waterproof Nubuck Leather and recycled polyester mesh, webbing and trim. MIDSOLE: High rebound Enduralast Bio EVA midsole featuring 20% recycled sugar cane. OUTSOLE: Proprietary Vasque Trail Strider outsole providing excellent multi-directional traction and a defined heel break for added control on descent.
With a modern design, sustainable and durable materials, and VasqueDry® waterproofing technology, The Breeze will hike wherever you want to go.Fabric / Materials – Recycled Polyester Mesh Waterproof – VasqueDry® Waterproof Footbed – Dual Density EVA Midsole – Enduralast Bio EVA Outsole – Vasque Trail Strider Last – Arc Tempo+ Weight – 2 lbs. 8 oz. (1120g) Leather Type – Nubuck, Waterproof Leather Weight – 1.8-2.0mm
With a modern design, sustainable and durable materials, and VasqueDry® waterproofing technology, The Breeze will hike wherever you want to go.Fabric / Material – Recycled Polyester Mesh Waterproof – VasqueDry® Waterproof Footbed – Dual Density EVA Midsole – Enduralast Bio EVA Outsole – Vasque Trail Strider Last – Arc Tempo+ Weight – 2 lbs. 2 oz. (950g) Leather Type – Nubuck, Waterproof Leather Weight – 1.8-2.0mm
The new Breeze is available in three men’s color ways (2lbs.8oz.) and two women’s color ways (2lbs.2oz.) at Vasque.com.
About Vasque: Vasque Footwear has delivered functional, durable footwear to millions of outdoor enthusiasts since 1964. We believe that you don’t have to go far to change your perspective. By simply stepping outside we can change how we feel on the inside. When we disconnect, were connect. Vasque Footwear–Trail Footwear Since 1964. Visit us at Vasque.com.
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