Footwear, particularly for those living an active lifestyle, is essential to get right and it’s all about finding the right brands who make their footwear in the right way, using quality materials with comfort and performance a focal point. Chrome Industries are one such brand in our opinion here at The Status Life and if you’re after some great looking and top performing footwear over the next few months, they should be one of your first ports of call. Most of their footwear is made with cycling in mind so you know it’s built to last and won’t let you down wherever your adventures take you.
Check out our pick of 5 footwear essentials from Chrome Industries below
SOUTHSIDE 3.0 SNEAKER | $110
First launched in 2012, Chrome re-engineered their Southside Sneakers with the Chrome PowerPlate™ shank to give you more power on the pedals, added a hydrophobic upper that’s water resistant and quick drying and updated some key details – like the elevated foxing for increased robustness and protection. With a Panaracer vulcanized rubber sole, it’s tough enough to stand up to anything the streets can throw your way.
DIMA 3.0 SLIP-ONS | $95
Designed to be equally at home chilling on the beach or crushing city streets, the Dima 3.0 Slip-ons from Chrome are the ideal city shoe for pushing the pedals or kicking it hard from skateparks to backyard barbecues. They have a water-repellent and quick drying upper for the ultimate in adventure-ready performance day in, day out.
STORM 415 WORKBOOT | $160
When Chrome Industries first crafted their 415 Workboot they wanted to make a boot that didn’t require a long break-in period, one you could bike, skate, walk and ride a motorcycle in. Since then, the 415 has become a favourite of people who like to get rad in style all over the world. The Storm 415 takes the boot one step further, with tough full-grain leather for lasting durability, and our Storm breathable waterproof technology to keep your feet dry in ugly conditions. This is a Workboot for all weather.
KURSK AW SNEAKER | $59.99
The original urban bike sneaker and part of Chrome’s Pedal Series, the Kursk AW Sneaker has added features to keep your feet protected in all kinds of weather along with the brand’s proprietary PowerPlate™ nylon-reinforced sole, a comfortable contoured PU insole and reflective hits for visibility in low light.
SOUTHSIDE 3.0 LOW SNEAKER | $100
The original Southside redesigned with a low-rise profile and a Panaracer vulcanized rubber sole. Welcome to the street sneaker, built to pedal. Chock full of excellent features, these sneakers won’t let you down with you’re pounding the pavement or riding on two wheels.