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Forsake Expands Men’s and Women’s Line for Fall 2017


Boston, MA – January 6, 2017 – Forsake, creators of footwear that blends comfort, performance and style through functional design and practical technology, is pleased to introduce an expanded men’s and women’s footwear line for Fall 2017. Building upon previous season’s success, Forsake is introducing twelve new models and adding updated colorways to ten carry through models; continuing to push the boundaries of outdoor performance and urban style.

“After six seaons perfecting Forsake’s Core Collection, we’re expanding our offerings to target a broader range of customer,” said Jack Knoll, marketing director for Forsake. “Our new models highlight workplace-readiness and ubran sensibility, appealing to a customer that might not live in a typical outdoor environment.”

Men’s Collection Highlights:


Driggs – MSRP $139.95

The Driggs is an urban-inspired, high-top sneaker that combines a lightweight design and athletic fit with a fully waterproof, seam-sealed construction. All the benefits without the bulk.

Phil Chukka – MSRP $129.95


The Phil Chukka features a classic and casual silhouette. Waterproof leathers and a rugged Peak-to-Pavement™ outsole gives this workplace-ready boot a durable, weather-resistant edge.

Additional new styles: Phil High – MSRP $149.95, Tasman – MSRP $129.95, Banks WP – MSRP $124.95, Phil Slip – MSRP $114.95

Women’s Collection Highlights:Alma – MSRP $149.95


The Alma combines all-weather protection with urban sophistication. Waterproof leathers and a rugged Peak-to-Pavement™ outsole shroud an internal wedge, delivering the perfect combination of style and performance. 


Syncline – MSRP $124.95

The Syncline is Forsake’s first waterproof low-top. Its rugged outsole and composite shank offer durability and stability on the trail, while a lightweight construction and full-grain leather upper makes it equally comfortable on your daily commute.

Dakota – MSRP $169.95

Forsake’s warmest and most protective style, the Dakota is built to thrive in the harshest conditions. A waterproof membrane, taped seams, and 200g of Thinsulate™ keep you dry and cozy all winter.

Additional new styles: Bergen – MSRP $139.95, Sophie – MSRP $134.95, Sierra – MSRP $119.95

The Fall 2017 Men’s and Women’s collections will debut to trade at Outdoor Retailer next week and will be available to consumers in August. 

About Forsake: Successfully crowd-funded in 2013 by college buddies Sam and Jake, Forsake is a footwear company created out of a shared enthusiasm for being outside and pushing the boundaries. Forsake combines the practical technology of a hiking boot with the aesthetic of an urban sneaker for footwear that performs regardless of conditions, weather or terrain. Designed for a life of spontaneity, new experiences, and everyday adventures, Forsakes transcend the traditional boundaries of footwear by offering style when you want it and performance when you need it.

 Forsake’s current collection can be reserved online at and you can find Forsake on Facebook, follow them on Twitter and see what they’re up to on Instagram.