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Jul 24, 2013
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A bit of wiggle room with ECCO Shoes

Looking to bend the office dress code in the heat and get your toes a bit of wiggle room and much-needed oxygen?

Some employers take a dim view of sandals in the office and who can blame them when you see your co-worker arrive for work in the comfort, but painfully inappropriate, flip flops?

Treading the line between keeping cool and maintaining the integrity of the workplace doesn’t need to be such hard work.

This week, we present you with the ECCO guide to keeping it fresh, while keeping your work wardrobe smart in the heat.

ECCO Ice

ECCO April Ice Flower Firefly

For a feminine workwear look, team these gorgeous sandals with a lace pencil skirt and a simple white blouse. Or, simpler still and for those who prefer a streamlined look for work, wear the, with a sleek tailored shift dress.

Part of ECCO’s evolutionary Sculptured 65 collection, the ECCO April Ice Flower Firefly has adjustable straps and soft leather uppers and linings – just what your feet need to breathe in and out in the hot weather.

See if you can get some wiggle room with ECCO Shoes this summer and shop our fabulous range of ECCO women’s formal shoes and ECCO women’s sandals now.

Jul 3, 2013
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ECCO Golf Shoes sign Marcel Siem

ECCO’s staff player team went up another notch last week with the signing of German professional golfer Marcel Siem.

Siem is a three-time winner on the European Tour with his first win back in 2004 at the Dunhill Championship and with subsequent wins in 2012 at Alstom Open de France and 2013 at Trophee Hassan II.

Siem will join an elite of other ECCO staff players to wear ECCO golf shoes in competition including Fred Couples, Graeme McDowell and Thomas Bjorn among others.

Siem favours the ECCO Tour Golf Hybrid shoe for the convenience of the spikeless outsole which enables him to wear the shoes on and off the green.

Ecco Tour Golf Hybrid 141504 57661

ECCO Tour Golf Hybrid

Features an array of advances to benefit your comfort and your game:

• HYDROMAX leather uppers for enhanced weather resistance
• Second skin lining to wick moisture away from the foot
• ECCO patented comfort fibre system for perfect inner climate
• Removable insole for comfort
• Outsole features approximately 100 traction bars and 800 traction angles

Buy the ECCO Tour Golf Hybrid at ECCO Shoes now and view our great collection of ECCO men’s golf shoes and ECCO women’s golf shoes including the groundbreaking ECCO Biom golf range.

Apr 8, 2013
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‘Walk the walk’ with ECCO Shoes

Modern day business is all about have the right brand image. In whatever capacity of the business you work in, the chances are you will have some impact on how that brand is conveyed.

But what about your own personal brand image?

Whether you’re in the job you want or striving to get it, your personal image can wordlessly communicate a sense of confidence and capability that appeals to employers. The right personal appearance can even have the power to get you noticed ahead of your workplace peers, or that fellow candidate for a prospective role.

For those with an ambition towards a career goal, there are few opportunities to be missed. It’s time to leverage all angles to achieve your potential in the workplace, starting with the basic golden rule: ‘dress for the job you want’.

This week at ECCO Shoes, we present you with a sneak peek of our new range for ECCO Men’s formal shoes to provide you with a simple way to update your workwear style…

Business dress

ECCO Reid

ECCO Reid

  • leather uppers
  • leather linings
  • removable leather insole
  • comfort shank technology for extra comfort
  • PU/leather sole with TPU inserts and welt for extra comfort

Smart casual offices (or ‘dress down Fridays’)

ECCO Clayton

ECCO Clayton

  • nubuck uppers
  • leather linings
  • removable leather covered insole for perfect inner climate
  • EVA sole with leather welt for sporty look

We may not be able to help you ‘talk the talk’, but we can help you ‘walk the walk’ at ECCO. View our full collection of ECCO Men’s formal shoes now.

Sep 11, 2012
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Ecco Sculptured 65 Part I: what women want

 

www.ecco.com/en/Smile

What do women want in a high heel? This is the question Ecco Shoes asked women and here’s what you said (and in Part II we’ll reveal how well Ecco listened).

Having talked to 2,500 women, Ecco has a pretty good low down on high heels. From women’s relationship with heels, to men and women’s perceptions about high heels and the woman that wears them.

The truth is that there are a lot of myths surrounding high heels. For instance….a lot of women think that men would cringe if they wore a heel that made them taller than them. In reality, less than 20% of men think it’s unattractive if a woman is taller than him in her heels. 81% of men simply think women in heels are sexy.  See more truths and myths about heels here (www.ecco.com/en/Smile/Truths-and-myths)

Taking these insights and adding some inspiration, Ecco has created the Sculptured65 collection. A collection of high-heeled shoes that feel good anywhere and everywhere.

Appointing leading designer Niki Tæstensen, Ecco set out a mission: “To create something that no one had created before”. Craftsmanship, innovation and new technology came together to achieve a steep challenge: to set women free from the pain of wearing high heels.

Ecco Sculptured

Visit Ecco Shoes now for a sneak peek at newly added A/W styles and stay tuned to Part II to view the Sculptured65 collection

Mar 15, 2012
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Isn’t it about time…?

Often overlooked in favour of more fashionable short-term footwear purchases, a good pair of outdoor shoes can last you for years. And when you need a pair, there is literally no substitute.

So what’s stopping you? This week at Ecco we’re giving you three good reasons to invest in a great pair of outdoor shoes – now .

1/ Ditch the wellies

Whether walking the dog or getting kids to school on wet days, wellies might look the part but, if you have any real distance to walk, they don’t feel it.

Ecco Sayan II

Ecco Sayan II Lo 

This women’s walking shoe has a full GORE-TEX lining. Comfortable and 100% waterproof, what more could you ask for?

2/ Love your trainers

Comfortable as they are, the chances are your trainers weren’t designed for some of the tasks you put them to. So, if you do really love your trainers, prolong their lifespan by keeping them for the gym or the badminton court – and away from muddy walks!

Ecco Dhaka Mid GTX

Ecco Dhaka Mid GTX 

This men’s walking boot has a rugged rubber sole, grip and traction on rough terrain. And sometimes, non-marking soles on trainers designed for indoor surfaces just won’t cut it.

3/ Live without limits

Bike, hike or explore – or do it all in a day. Nowadays, getting back to nature is about adventure and escaping some of the boundaries that can constrain day-to-day modern life.

Ecco Sayan II Lo GTX

Ecco Sayan II Lo GTX

This men’s walking shoe is equipped with Ecco’s patented Receptor technology giving you superior performance with each step. Now there’s nothing holding you back and no reason to compromise.

Visit Ecco Shoes now to view more great outdoor performance shoes and boots for men and women.

 

 

Aug 19, 2011
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Sound bites for your soles

Everyone loves shoes…

People may find different things to love in their shoes, some plump for fashion, others for comfort or performance. But everyone has something they love about shoes.

To celebrate our love for Ecco Shoes here at Ecco Lymington, we’ve compiled our all-time favourite sound bites about shoes.

Whether a sound bite of wisdom or an insight into the shoe psyche of a particular celebrity, it seems our celebrities love their shoes as much as the rest of us:

Keira Knightly
“I recently saw some (shoes) that were too small, but on sale. I loved them so much I bought them. I don’t even know the manufacturer….So they’re on my mantel as artwork.”

Victoria Beckham
“I like a man who can be a real friend, has a good sense of humour, a good pair of shoes and a healthy gold card.”

Manolo Blahnik
“You put high heels on and you change.”

Marilyn Monroe
“Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.”

Gloria Hunniford
“Always buy a good pair of shoes and a good bed, as if you aren’t in one you are in the other.”

Coco Chanel
“A woman with good shoes is never ugly. They are the last touch of elegance.”

Amy Adams
“I like Cinderella. I really do. She has a good work ethic. I appreciate a good, hard-working gal. And she likes shoes. The fairy tale is all about the shoe at the end, and I’m a big shoe girl.”

Tamara Mellon (President of Jimmy Choo)
“I may not have a stereotypical head for business, but I have feet that were made for heels.”

Oprah Winfrey
“I still have my feet on the ground, I just wear better shoes.”

Carrie Bradshaw (Sex and the City)
“The fact is, sometimes it’s really hard to walk in a single woman’s shoes. That’s why we need really special ones now and then to make the walk a little more fun.”

Although Carrie Bradshaw’s a fictional character, we like her take on shoes the best. If the journey of life is one long walk punctuated by different shoes, a great pair of shoes is the least we deserve.

Visit Ecco Lymington to view great shoes for men and women, including casual and formal styles. And don’t forget to follow us on Twitter to be in with a chance of winning a free pair of Ecco Shoes – read more.

Aug 17, 2011
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Ecco Shoes: A good sport

It’s no secret that more of us wear sportswear as a fashion statement these days than to actually do sport.

But never has the ‘sporty’ look been such a hot trend for men as it is in 2011.

The beginning of the season saw the catwalks full of preppy sportswear looks on the runway, with vintage style trainers accompanying sportswear and other smart-casual looks.

As a result, the two biggest trends in men’s footwear this year are classic trainers and golf-inspired shoes. And, with another key 2011 trend for wearing trouser legs rolled up, it leaves a much bigger margin for error as your shoes take the limelight like never before…

So, as we’re good sports here at Ecco Shoes Lymington, we’ve compiled our top three classic sporty looks to bring your footwear bang up to date:

Ecco Solstice

Ecco Solstice

Ecco Solstice
(was £85.00, now £65.00)

Retro styling with a suede upper, this casual sporty shoe provides a very wearable look. Textile linings mean that your feet can breathe.

Ecco Stamp

Ecco Stamp

Ecco Stamp
(£100.00)

A classic look with a modern twist, this casual shoe is available in grey or brown tones. A PU sole provides durable grip.

Ecco Herald

Ecco Herald

Ecco Hearld
(£95.00)

Seriously stylish, this vintage looking casual shoe has a contrasting PU/rubber sole as seen from all of the major fashion shows this year.

Wear them with trousers rolled up, or down – that’s your call.

It might not be footwear for sport but it certainly sports a good look.

Follow the links for more Ecco men’s styles or to view footwear that is actually for sport.

Jul 9, 2011
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Don’t put the dress before the shoes

We’ve all know what it means to put the cart before the horse.

But, in fashion, it’s a common misconception that women put the dress before the shoes. In fact, a lot of the time, the shoe is the star of the ensemble and women openly admit to shopping for outfits to match their shoes when it’s often considered ‘the norm’ to do the reverse. Case and point: a lot of women buy shoes they’ve fallen in love with even if they have no occasion to wear them for. Fewer women buy a dress without a specific occasion or purpose to wear it for.

So, if shoes are so important, why are they referred to as an accessory rather than being regarded as the main event? Well all this might be about to change as new documentary ‘God Save my Shoes’ blazes a trail through the fashion industry’s perception of where shoes sit in the order of style reckoning.

Written and directed by Julie Benasra, ‘God Save my Shoes’ sees designers, celebrities and experts come together in an attempt to articulate the relationship between women and their shoes. Featuring everyone from designer heavyweights such as Manolo Blahnik and Christian Louboutin to celebrities such as the Black Eyed Peas’ Fergie and Dita Von Teese, the documentary will be launched at Paris Fashion Week this autumn.

You’ll not be surprised to note that the shoes have and always will come first here at Ecco, but we’re glad to see that the rest of the fashion world is catching up.

For us, good quality footwear never goes out of style. Why do women love our shoes? Because our shoes make them feel comfortable and feminine.

View our online collection of Ecco women’s shoes including women’s casual shoes, women’s formal shoes, women’s boots, women’s sandals and – for a limited time only – women’s sale items. With free UK delivery and fuss-free returns, we make it easy for you to put the shoes first every time.

 

 

 

Jul 5, 2011
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The Ecco Shoes sale just got bigger

Summer Sale

Finding yourself hungry for a bargain?

Here at Ecco, we’ve just added plenty more to the menu with lots of new styles now available in the Ecco Shoes sale.

Visit men’s sale items for a great range of Ecco formal shoes, Ecco casual shoes, Ecco trainers, Ecco sandals and Ecco golf shoes.

Ecoo Biom Trainer

Ecoo Biom Trainer

The men’s shoe we’re shouting about in the sale this week is the Ecco Biom trainer 1.1 which is reduced from £120.00 to £90.00 – saving you £30! With soft leather uppers and biomechanical sole unit, the Ecco Biom Trainer 1.1 works in harmony with the foot’s natural motion. A non-marking outsole with superior grip makes this a great all-round athletic shoe for indoor or outdoor sports. Ecco’s impressive Biom range and the advancement it offers athletes has been acknowledged in the world of sport and now, for a short time only, we’re pleased to offer up some of Ecco’s most celebrated technology at bargain prices in our summer sale.

Visit women’s sale items to view over 35 footwear styles including Ecco sandals, Ecco trainers, Ecco boots, available in casual and formal styles. Whether it’s heels, flats, courts or wedges, we’ve got what you’re looking for in the Ecco Shoes sale.

Ecco Quaver

Ecco Quaver

The women’s shoe we’re shouting about in the sale this week is the Ecco Quaver sandal which is reduced from £70.00 to £50.00 – saving you £20! A gladiator style sandal is must-have for any style conscious capsule footwear collection. The crossover front straps and ankle straps complete the gladiator-inspired look and place a firm tick in the fashion column. All the while, the soft leather uppers and perforated leather covered insoles are forgiving on your feet and offer cushioned comfort on long summer days. It’s not often that fashion and functionality collide, so be sure not to miss out on the Ecco Quaver sandal available in two colours and while stocks last.

And that’s just for starters. Visit the Ecco Shoes sale now to full the full collection of men’s and women’s styles and be quick while stocks last!