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NATIVE wins 2011 Red Dot Award for Product Design

NATIVE WINS 2011 RED DOT AWARD FOR PRODUCT DESIGN The Fitzsimmons Boot Receives Best in Class Nod VANCOUVER, CANADA (March 15, 2011) – Native’s Fitzsimmons boot clearly convinced the judges in the red dot design award, one of the most renowned international product competitions. With such a highly respected panel of experts, the Fitzsimmons has now been awarded the “red dot” seal of quality for high design. More than 1,000 guests from the world of design, industry, society and media will celebrate the winners of the red dot design award on 4 July 2011, which traditionally takes place in Essen’s opera house, Aalto Theater, in Germany. The Fitzsimmons will then be on display during a four-week special exhibition in the red dot design museum. When Native (www.nativeshoes.com) began developing the Fitzsimmons boot, the focus was to evolve construction methods and material from the time-honored hiking boot profile. Applying the knowledge gained during the initial design process of the EVA slip-ons, Native added new structural elements to the Fitzsimmons. The EVA shell is now fused into …

Native Shoes and Marc Jacobs launch a limited edition Jimmy boot

Native Shoes collaborates with Marc Jacobs for a limited edition Jimmy boot Just in time for the coming holiday season, Native has recently released its special edition Marc Jacobs x Jimmy Boot, an exciting collaboration that fashion fans should definitely watch out for. Best known for his impeccable sartorial taste and creative vision, Marc Jacobs has been one of the biggest names in the fashion industry for years now and continues to excite fashion fans worldwide with every project that he comes out with. Sharing Jacobs’ vision for fun, happy fashion, Native Shoes has popularized comfy footwear in classic shoe styles and fun colors. Gaining popularity among the young, fashionable set, Native Shoes’ collaboration from Marc Jacobs is certainly one to watch out for. Already available in select Marc Jacobs stores in the US, Italy, and France, the Marc Jacobs x Jimmy Boot has been featured in Vogue France.com and showcases a design that is reminiscent of Jacobs’ earlier grunge inspirations. Exceptionally light and completely waterproof down to the waxed laces, the Marc Jacobs x …