Summer is here! When it comes to warmer weather, longer days and outdoor life you need something a little lighter, brighter and most of all breathable and comfortable underfoot.
At ArdMoor we stock a fantastic range of deck shoes, water sport trainers, canvas and leather shoes and attractive summer footwear for both men and women that will keep you on your feet all day in cool comfort.
When it comes to warm weather, the Desert boot has it all written in the title. Originally designed for the British army consigned to the desert, these lightweight, protective summer men’s leather or suede boots can be worn with or without socks and made to dress up or down. A perfect every day summer boot that combines versatility with style.
From boating to harbour, deck to town, home to anywhere, the relaxed deck shoe is one of the easiest wears for men this summer. The Orca Bay Creek Deck Shoe is a great example of classic style meeting modern function with its 360° fit, razor-cut non-slip sole and hand-stitched, full grain leather upper. For the same great style in a wider fit, see the Orca Bay Fowey Deck Shoe. See also the Ariat Skyline Slip-on for a contemporary
Able to dress up or down, making it a perfect summer shoe. Available in a range of colours and styles, hardwearing but beautifully breathable for cool, dry feet, the men’s loafer defines the meaning smart/casual. Orca Bay’s Fripp Loafers combine full grain leather, ideal for all occasions from deck to home.
Lightweight, bulk free and pared down, the Chatham Heron Lace Up Shoe covers it all. Stylish, smart and with the option of sock or sockless, this is a fantastic pair of casual men’s sneaker styled shoes for the summer months.
Technical fabrics & soles ensure a lightweight, quick-drying shoe that will deliver comfort, protection and stability. Examples include Musto’s Nautic Coast, and Henri Lloyd’s Deck Grip Profile sailing and deck trainer which is available in a great choice of strong colours. Chatham’s own Aqua Go technologycan be found in the Coasteer G2 and Go Mist G2.
Super elegant, lightweight and easy to slip on and off, the driving shoe for women is a fantastic summer footwear option. Pair with jeans, skirts or shorts for a clean cut finish. The traditional dotted pimple rubber grip ensures stability underfoot. Available in both leather and suede, such as the Chatham Coco Driving Shoe in Navy or Tan.
Breathable, lightweight and classic looking as well as exceptionally comfortable, deck shoes are a great for the office or for leisure. Chatham’s elegant Pippa II G2 shoe with its comfortable moccasin construction or the versatile, low fronted Rema boat shoe are particular favourites. Orca Bay’s Bahamas deck shoes are seriously comfortable crafted from superior full grain leather, available in a wide range of vibrant colours and are designed to mold to your foot shape for optimal support.
Whether in or out of the water, a lightweight, bulk-free, quick-drying and water-draining shoe is crucial to your enjoyment of the day. Chatham have produced high performance water sport trainers made from super soft, fast dry leathers with Aqua-Go technology which drains water quickly and efficiently – see the Aqua-Go Tide or Aqua-Go Reef trainers for fantastic examples.
The epitome of lightweight summer wear, these breathable rope-soled loafer boat shoes are ideal for everyday wear in warm weather. See Chatham Dove Espadrill Slip On shoe, available in a choice of colour and the Sable Textile Espadrill with lacing detail, a sporty casual espadrille styled women’s shoe with Spring Sole cushioning underfoot.
Designed for pool or beach as well as strolling in town, you can’t beat a premium crafted, comfortable pair of cool sandals. Orca Bay Maui Women’s sandals blend a flip flop styled leather sandal with non-marking, razor cut rubber soles for cushioned comfort and support. All you have to do is choose from one of the three pretty colours.
Breathable, lightweight and comfortable: all essential attributes for your children’s enjoyment of their day. Chatham’s excellent kids range include the Henry, Anchor, and Skipper – all traditional boat shoe designs with breathable lining, rubber grip soles and crucially, easy to pull on and off.
Waterproof sailing shoes include a fabulous new selection from Gill that are super soft, comfortable and easy to slip on and off with adjustable straps for the perfect fit. Try the Gill Junior Aquatech shoes for any type of sailing and watersports to keep junior feet dry, comfortable and protected.
For any further questions or advice, please don’t hesitate to contact one of our team who will be delighted to help.