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— TerrasolesÂ®, a casual feel-good brand of footwear designed for the young-in-attitude, active consumer, has been selected by readers of the influential trade magazine Footwear Plus as winner of the 2008 Plus Award for Design Excellence in the Outdoor Lifestyle category.
â€œThe Plus Awards are a celebration of the footwear industry’s talent, creativity and incredible hard work,â€ says Caroline Diaco, publisher, Footwear Plus.
Awards were given out to the winners at the 10th Annual Plus Awards Party at the Ava Lounge in New York City on February 4, 2009. The March issue of Footwear Plus will feature profiles of all of the winners and photos from the party.
Terrasoles was competing with the following companies that were also nominated in the Outdoor Lifestyle footwear category: J-41Â®, El NaturalistaÂ® and ChacoÂ®.
Winners in the class of 2008 reflect the breadth of the footwear industry from â€œluxury comfortâ€ to â€œathletic lifestyleâ€ and include such well-known brands as NikeÂ®, New BalanceÂ®, MerrellÂ®, Stride RiteÂ®, CoachÂ® and Kenneth ColeÂ®. The Outdoor Lifestyle segment was one of three new categories added this year.
â€œWe are deeply honored to receive an award that was based upon the votes of retailers and industry leaders,â€ says Jerry Hemphill, brand president, Terrasoles. â€œTerrasoles debuted two years ago based upon our vision of a young-in-attitude, active consumer who participated in or was inspired by an active lifestyle. Our research told us that whether a consumer actually lived an active lifestyle or was simply inspired by its concept; they wanted unique products that reflected their vision. They sought comfort, practical functionality, quality and unique aesthetics that set them apart. That is the essence of Terrasoles.â€
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Also, please visit the Footwear Plus Magazine website here.
TerrasolesÂ® outdoors lifestyle footwear targets the void many people face when transitioning from their active footwear into something that is more comfortable and casual, yet remains functional. Terrasoles has perfected the feel-good line of footwear with a relaxed outdoor spirit for a simple lifestyle. Its unique character and flexible styles attract the young-in-attitude, active consumer. Terrasoles’ hybrid design appeals to those whose hearts belong to the spirit of the great outdoors where the environment and its protection are often top of mind. Terrasoles implements environmentally friendly components whenever possible from printing sales and marketing collateral on recycled stocks to using high-quality fleece made from recycled materials. Visit TerrasolesÂ® to find out more.