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Clarks Releases a Limited Edition Sportswear Collection for Spring

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When you think Clarks, the thought of athletic footwear probably doesn't come to mind. With over a century of legacy behind it and Newton headquarters for the Americas, the British brand has a level of craftsmanship known worldwide that aligns beautifully with the shoe manufacturing tradition we have in New England. That said, it's not really affiliated with the sportswear market—until this season.

For Spring 2013, the company introduces its inaugural "Sportswear" collection filled with sneaker influences but still sharp enough to fit in with the rest of Clarks. Classic desert boot, Wallabee, 80s runner, and chukka silhouettes are transformed with sporty details: the soles, padded ankle collars, and perforated embellishments. Distinguished styles in the line include two collaborations between Japanese retailer Atmos and Aberdeen, Scotland, shop Hanon, as well as a camo pattern jacquard fabric in lieu of a less premium printed canvas. Prices run from $110-140 are sizes are in stock at Concepts.
· It's All in the Details: Concepts x Sorel Women's Boots
· Concepts: Clarks Collection [Official Site]


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