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WHAT INSPIRES DESIGNERS? BEHIND THE SCENES OF A COPENHAGEN PHOTO SHOOT SCANDINAVIAN DESTINATIONS WHAT IS A KOLONIHAVE? OUR SUMMER PICKS

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OUR SHOES FOR SPRING & SUMMER 2014 In Scandinavia, we tend to be travellers. We like the adventure of being in new places and landscapes, hearing other languages, and figuring out how to get around. It makes us feel extremely alive and it makes us appreciate home even more when we return. Spring and summer is when we do most of our traveling (and, of course, most of our homecomings). So when we designed these shoes, we did so with a sense of roaming the world. These are shoes that feel light and easy to move in and that have a spirit of adventure – in their colours, their textures and their styles.

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1. INSPIRATION COMES FIRST page 6

Inside, you will find our collections for the season, plus some words from our designers, glimpses of our friends and collaborators, and other stories about life here in Scandinavia.

2. ALL IN A DAY’S WORK

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To learn more about ECCO

ON THE GO

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4. TIME TO TRAVEL

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STEP OUTSIDE THE CITY

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7. WHERE TO FIND US page 74

6. AN AFTERNOON OF ADVENTURE page 66

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I N S P I R A T I O N C O M E S

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We create with an open mind. For us, ideas can come from anywhere — from nature, movies, art and from furniture to architecture to fashion. Our shoes are where our inspirations come to life. Ideally, we pass our inspirations forward — and something about our shoes inspires you.

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Can you describe this season's collection for us? I think these are bright and powerful shoes, characterized by straight clear lines, strong colours, a sense of happiness and a positive outlook to the future. They are like eye candy. After the darker winter times, we feel people want to go out and show themselves — to be visible and proud of who they are.

What were some of the inspirations behind the collection? We called our theme “eye candy”, which led to brighter, colourful shoes. We also focused very much on our materials, the texture and feel of the leather itself. Another influence was the complexity of daily life, which we think raises the importance of simplicity and clarity. Rather than greys, beiges and neutral

KAJA BARTEL Designer

colours, we chose colours that step out more – like “dynasty blue” and “teaberry pink”. It is like candy. The moment you buy

Tell us about the feel of the shoes. What can the wearer

it, you choose the taste and the flavour. You know if you're in the

expect in terms of lightness, flexibility, walkability and so on?

mood for lemon or for cherry.

It's very much the ECCO feel. Comfort, lightness, flexibility, walkability — this is the “feel” we develop further and further

These designs feel very Scandinavian. Was this the intention?

every season. With each collection, we face challenges and

Everything that we do is rooted in Scandinavian culture. Every

strive to improve the experience of our shoes. A big part of

product carries the essence and spirit of our perspective on life

every collection is to see every challenge as an opportunity to

and our values. For us, it's simply natural to combine comfort and

become more creative and find new solutions. This makes our

function with elegance and style. The landscape, the culture,

job exciting.

the history — all these things inspire us every day. They're part of our design language.

Which shoes are you most excited about yourself? I am really happy to see the ECCO Jogga with its new colours

How do the collection colours fit in with overall trends in fashion?

and new uppers. My particular favourite is the “ECCO Jogga

We definitely see an intersection between our sensibility for

Desert Bootie”. For me, it carries the ECCO spirit and makes

the collection and the mood we're seeing on catwalks and at

a clear statement in terms of colour and design. It brings

fashion shows. It is all about lightness and bold colours. Taking

comfort and style together in a casual way. The sport-inspired

a decision and choosing a position. Right now, there's a strong

outsole is the perfect match for the “Desert Bootie” upper.

movement to reflect happiness and positive thinking. People want to make a statement. They want to feel visible and part of

I am not the “high heel” person, but if I were, I would instantly

a bright future. It's the ”being-proud-of-who-I-am” season. There's

fall in love with this season's ECCO Sculptured shoes, which

a sense of positivity and lightness and being in the moment. A

really offer an incredible mix of comfort and style.

candy feel.

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ALL I N A DAY ’ S WORK B E H I N D

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The idea behind our Dress Comfort Collection was to design a range of workday shoes for women who lead 'wall-to-wall lifestyles' — women who balance the conflicting demands of work and family with grace and style. To showcase the collection and evoke the inspiration behind it, we photographed our model, Louise, during a busy day in and around Copenhagen.

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We began the shoot in a Copenhagen loft, working with our two models, Louise and Marcus. To break the ice, we started with a pillow fight.

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Same loft, only now we moved to the kitchen so Louise could make breakfast for Marcus. Then, we hit the streets.

ALL IN A DAY’S WORK

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After taking Marcus to school, we photographed Louise in a local café, where she enjoyed a cappuccino and caught up on work.

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2PM We took this shot from inside a neighbourhood farmer's market on FĂŚlledvej.

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Our last stop of the day was Dronning Louise’s Bro, which crosses the three lakes of Copenhagen. Here, Louise caught up with her friend, Nevena, to enjoy the last part of the afternoon.

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Can you tell us why the ECCO Dress Comfort Collection is so special? ECCO Dress Comfort was designed for the kind of women we really admire. We call them the 3-in-1's – because they balance being a mom, being a romantic partner and striving in their professional life. And they do it all with grace and feminine style. The collection is intended to be “easy” to wear. The shoes are versatile, stylish and very comfortable – the most comfortable wear-to-work shoes we make, which is saying something. The details are also very important – the rivets, bows and embossing. It's a very feminine look. In addition, the ECCO Dress Comfort Collection is all leather – the upper and inner lining, all of the elements.

Tell us more about the versatility of the collection. ECCO Dress Comfort is for all the things that happen in a woman's day – taking the kids to school, going to the office, the coffee bar, shopping, cinema, drinks in the evening and dinner with friends.

What are some of the innovations that make these shoes different?

KRISTIN KÄPPLINGER Vice President Branding

At the heart of the shoes is our direct-injection technology, a different way of shoemaking that lets us make shoes that are very light, supple and shock-absorbing. It's everything that makes an ECCO shoe comfortable, only we've made it extremely sleek and

Can you describe the feel of the shoes?

minimalistic, which is what enables us to create the styles. The direct

I think the feel is amazing. Thanks to soft leathers and direct

injection also delivers an extremely good fit — with plenty of room

injection, the collection is highly flexible, extremely light with

for the toes. We've also developed special leathers that are resilient,

good cushioning and excellent shock-absorption. The walking

yet extremely soft and feminine, with a great touch and feel.

feel is superb.

Is the collection an outcome of

Do you think you'll wear the shoes yourself?

ECCO's Scandinavian design philosophy?

Yes, the ballerina. It's definitely the most comfortable ballerina

Absolutely. Applying form follows function to shoemaking means it

we've ever made. I love ballerinas but all the ballerinas I like

all starts with the foot. The shoes are shaped anatomically. And the

are cemented and not that comfortable. This ballerina is very

direct-injection technology gives the shoes the flexibility to follow

Scandinavian. Simple, with basic colours that are a no-brainer

the foot. The decoration is also Scandinavian — essential and

to match, but also in fresh, fun colours, like teaberry. I plan to

stylish - no bling. Again, the leather is specially developed for this

wear them to the office and also for casual nights out, with

category, to make it even better fitting, more feminine and stylish.

jeans and a jacket.

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You seem excited about this collection. Tell us why. The entire SS14 collection excites me, but especially the new ECCO Touch group. Our company stands for innovating comfort and pushing ourselves to be better and this product is the perfect example of how we do this — and I love how they look.

How would you describe the ECCO Dress Comfort concept? The idea is to mix traditional ways of shoemaking with our core technology of direct-injection — the result is an elegant, feminine shoe with a very classic look. We are also using finer and softer leathers that make the shoes extremely comfortable and lightweight – all you really have to do is touch the shoes and you’ll want to wear them all day.

KRYSTAL JONES Product Manager Ladies Branding

How would you describe the kind of women Dress Comfort is designed for? The ECCO Touch is made for busy women with busy lifestyles. The kind of women who demand comfort and quality without

You've recently moved from Canada – how do you think

compromising style. She wants a classic, feminine looking shoe

women back home will like the shoes?

with fine details that she can wear to the office and then out for

Being Canadian, I know this shoe is perfect for the North

dinner that same evening, but that is still comfortable to wear

American market. It's a great wear-to-work product and I

while running errands or dropping her kids off at school.

really think women there will love the styles. Of course, they will love how soft, lightweight and flexible they are too.

Can you walk us through the technology that's in the shoe? The technical foundation of ECCO Touch is a highly refined

Do you think you'll wear the shoes yourself?

version of the process that we are known for —direct-injection

I already have a few pairs, but I will definitely own all of the

technology. The soles are injected underneath the uppers,

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offering a more feminine look. This technology, mixed with

ballerina is perfect for weekend getaways and exploring

hand craftsmanship, offers a truly unique product. We are using

new cities. It’s something you can wear for long periods of

remarkably fine leathers, which result in exceptional touch and

time and the classic styling works with almost anything in your

feel, allowing the shoes to be very soft and flexible. Even the

closet. I’m wearing these now and I definitely need more

stitching is finer. On the inside, the comfort shank is injected with

colours! The pumps are great for meetings at the office and

polyurethane between the sole and the upper, adding even

then wearing out to dinner. The materials are so soft and

more comfort by creating a shock-absorbing layer for you to

the shoes are so light that you can really wear these all day

walk on.

and into the night. The sandals are the perfect addition to any summer outfit and can easily be dressed up or down.

In what ways do they reflect

They make you feel feminine and elegant, but extremely

ECCO's Scandinavian design philosophy?

comfortable at the same time.

This collection goes right to the roots of Scandinavian design – sleek minimalism, functionality and simplicity. Less is more. This is

I love all of the small details on the shoes, but most importantly

our design language. To us, “form following function” means the

how they feel on the foot. ECCO Touch is a true testament

shoes must be comfortable — they must follow the foot.

that you don’t have to sacrifice style for comfort.

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The Metallic Shopper

The Tote

The Clutch

ECCO DIVO 9104564-90039 With its edgy, shiny look, this shopper brings style together with function. This is an everyday plus bag – with room to hold everything you need for anything that can happen.

ECCO BARRA 9104526-90057 Practical organization combined with minimalist design. Just sling it over your shoulder for hands-free shopping.

ECCO DERNA 9104561-90010 Form that adapts, depending on your function. Make it your easy-tocarry daily bag or detach the strap and make it an evening-out clutch.

The Cross-Body Bag

The City Bag

The Handbag

ECCO DALAMAN 9104565-90344 Big enough for all of your essentials, compact enough to follow your every move. With a strap designed for hands-free carrying so you can make the most of every moment.

ECCO BELAGA 9104519-90342 Designed to be the perfect companion for a packed day in the city – go to work, shop, go out for the evening – all in one bag.

ECCO DATHINA 9104560-90000 An absolutely classic bag that can look casual one moment and formal the next, depending on your outfit. Your ideal ready-for-anything go-to bag.

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Welcome to life in motion. Where the moments in between can be just as worthwhile as the ones listed on your schedule. Where being busy makes for a dense tapestry of daily experiences. Walks. Conversations. Checking out the new cafĂŠ on the corner. And still being ready for your meeting. We design our Men's Formal shoes to be light, agile, flexible and comfortable. Think of them as handsomely finished performance shoes for everything that can happen in a day.

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ON THE GO

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C O P E N H A G E N : T H E

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Bicycles play a vital role in Copenhagener's everyday lives, while contributing a huge portion of the city’s visual appearance with more than

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kilometres of designated bike

lanes. When coming to Copenhagen, you will see bicycles parked at every station and in every street. Every day

36%

of the city’s citizens commute to work, school or university

by bike. In fact, more people commute by bicycle in greater Copenhagen than cycle to work in the entire United States (even though the US has almost

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times the population

of Copenhagen). The bicycle offers a more affordable and eco-friendly way of getting around, and it is estimated that the number of people commuting by bike in Copenhagen will rise to

50%

by 2015. Here, you'll find every kind of person riding to work on their

bike, from lawyers to construction workers, stock brokers to fashion editors.

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JACOB AXELSEN Division Manager Men’s Branding Tell us about the ECCO Men's Formal Collection.

What's your personal favourite from the collection?

The motivation is to always work with contemporary

Right now, I’m wearing ECCO Contoured. It's sort of a hybrid

silhouettes, while making the shoes look even slimmer and

shoe, combining a casual running-inspired outsole with a very

more minimalist. Interestingly, much of our design efforts

clean formal upper. It's been one of our best-selling shoes

have been about adapting our sophisticated direct-injection

around the world and for this season, we're giving it an even

technology to look more like traditional cemented shoes.

more interesting, funky colour palette. I love it.

This mix of timeless shape and simplicity definitely reflects our How would you describe ECCO's approach to a business

Scandinavian perspective.

shoe in terms of walkability, fit and feel? Name three things you love about these shoes that set them

We are conscious that men wear these shoes all day long

apart from other men's formal shoes.

and frequently into the night, so comfort is critical. Our direct-

One, the combination of exceptional comfort with superb

injection technology makes our shoes lighter, more flexible

style. The shoes are high-end in appearance, yet the feel is

and more durable. It's the same technology we use in our

light and athletic.

casual shoes. As a result, our business shoes feel almost like walking shoes.

Two, the diversity. We have a wide range of options from more Can you talk about different ways men might wear these

formal to more casual expressions.

shoes? For example, with suits and also more casual clothes. Three, the leather is of excellent quality and very supple.

In general, men are taking more and more freedom with

ECCO is unique in that we craft our own leathers and that skill

how they express themselves. Increasingly, we are seeing

set really shines in our Men's Formal shoes.

men wear our dress casual shoes in different, interesting ways, including with more formal work attire.

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As a company that's all about shoemaking, it only makes

integrating Scandinavian design principles with Italian

sense for us to craft our own leathers, which we do. In fact,

craftsmanship. Working with our picks of the latest ECCO

our leathers are so highly regarded, we are regularly asked

leathers, our designers have created a line of purist, minimalist

to supply leather for some of the world's leading craft and

bags, all incorporating the same iconic hardware. The bags

luxury brands.

themselves are painstakingly constructed by longtime Italian leather craftspeople in Milan. The designs are simple and

For this season, we've created a very special series of leather

sophisticated, using a minimum of elements to create a

goods – The KAPSEL 14 Collection, a collaborative project

maximum amount of organizational functionality.

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NICOLO GIUSTI Leather Designer

ANTONIO CACCIA Product Development Manager

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The foot is designed to go places. To connect with the ground... and then to move on. Of course, the trick with travel is to have new experiences inside your own skin. To be present in the moment. This is the mindset behind these shoes. Designed to be soft, flexible, breathable — ready to step into whatever happens next.

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WITH SARA ROSINA

What are some of the highlights of this season's Leather Goods Collection? The new men's products are very exciting. One of my favourites is the ECCO Denio Messenger bag. Its clean modern lines showcase the natural beauty of the ECCO leather. It's a true expression of Scandinavian design.

The Small Leather Goods Collection is also very special. We've created a family of wallets, belts and small accessories that start the summer off in the right mood. You'll see wonderful leathers and appealing bright colours.

SARA ROSINA Designer What are some of the inspirations behind the collection? Ideas are sparked from everything – it is a result of learning and

How does the collection express

evolution / past and future. But our biggest inspiration is the leather

ECCO's Scandinavian design orientation?

itself. Every piece of leather has its own qualities and emotion.

For us, form follows function. We always say, “Your life is in your bag”. We ask how the organization of a bag can make

Describe some of your favourite leathers for the season.

someone's life easier. Our bags are designed to make the

For me, there are two leathers in particular that I'm really excited

complications of life simpler and more relaxed.

about. How does the collection fit in with other trends you see in bags The first is Scuba, which is an embossed leather that combines a

and overall fashion?

matte surface with bright colours, creating a super fresh, modern

Our product history comes from a combination of fashion trends,

look. This leather is a feature of our ECCO Dalaman bags.

leather trends and consumer needs.

The second is Toro. It's a leather that lives and ages with you. It has

Even if we're working in the context of current movements in

a slightly oiled surface and a natural handcrafted feeling, which

fashion, our products stand out. Everything we do is filtered

gives the bags a masculine and structured look. I especially love

through our fusion of Scandinavian design and high-end leather

this in a deep rust colour. The ECCO Denio Messenger bag is made

craft. It's genuinely unique.

from Toro. We do not necessarily follow all trends present in the market. Are there any themes or stories that run through the collection?

However, I can recognize that some of the things that have

We worked with three themes.

inspired us, like the dull leather surfaces, the bright yellow colour

“Eye Candy”, which is playful with bright poppy colours. It feels

story or the retro sci-fi, metallic shades, seem to have inspired

very active and optimistic.

other designers as well.

Then there's “Classic Beat”, designed around more elegant shapes

For example, the matte black and white look of our ECCO Delight

and black and white imagery inspired by the beat movement of

bags, as well as eye catching metallic leathers, are also showing

the 60's.

up in the collections of other luxury brands.

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D E S T I N A T I O N S In Scandinavia, we equate summer with travel. We gathered some friends and members of our ECCO team to find out where they went for their summer getaway.

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“For our holiday, we “unplugged” in Vimmerby. Instead of movies, computers, and shopping, it was all about swimming, reading and relaxing in this medieval village. As this was the hometown of Astrid Lindgren, writer of children's books like Pippi Longstocking, we also took our kids to Astrid Lindgren's World, an amusement park that brings her books to life. Our visit there inspired lots of storytelling and imagination games. Some of my most enduring childhood memories are from my own family holidays. I think my children's magical memories will come from here.”

Bag: ECCO DIKSON Overnighter. Timeless and perfectly modern, it's the only bag you need for a short trip and also the ideal accessory for a longer time away. 50

UMEÅ SWEDEN - ELIN JONSSON House of Communication A/S

“On the coast in northern Sweden, Umeå is where I grew up. I come back for two weeks every summer. It is a place where I relax and regain energy. My family has a red wooden house by the water where you can pick wild blueberries, go fishing off the dock, take a walk in the forest or boat for a picnic on one of the many close-by islands. It's never boring here. The house is always filled with guests and my mother makes the most fantastic food. Since it's so far north, the days are long and the sun hardly ever sets. During the late hours, I like to sit and enjoy the sounds of the fire in the sauna and cool down afterwards with a dip in the water. There is no better place for me than that red wooden house in Sweden.”

Bag: ECCO DALAMAN Tote Shopper. Rich, soft leather in happy colours with plenty of room for whatever you bring — and whatever you find.

ECCO DALAMAN 9104527-90344

Everyone should have a bag like this.

O L E FJ E L L N O R WAY - MARIANNE DALE Magnetix

“For five generations, my family has come here for vacation and it's where I spent all my summers growing up — swimming in the lake, fishing, exploring, playing cards inside on rainy days. Of course, everything was candlelit and still is, as there is no electricity or indoor plumbing. To this day, I still basically do the same things when I go there. I love the total tranquility – surrounded by nature,

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no TV, no Wi-Fi. It's down to earth, simple and pure. A big contrast to a busy life in Copenhagen.”

Bag: ECCO BARRA. This cross-body bag is designed to keep your hands free to reach for whatever the moment calls for — perfect for whatever adventures your travels bring. 51

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STEP OUTSIDE THE CITY Inspired by the concepts behind the historic Danish getaway of a Kolonihave, we photographed much of our Spring/Summer collection there. These are shoes characterized by soft textures, vintage-inspired details and lived-in colours. All with a lightness and flexibility that makes it easy to be spontaneous and open to the moment.

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O U R K O L O N I H AV E P OPUL ATION APPROX 146 GARDEN GETAWAY In the 1800s, the Danish government created an oasis in the country where workers could decompress and get closer to nature; the Kolonihave, a garden colony of simple, livable sheds amidst generous plots of nature. Today, the Kolonihave continues as a weekend sanctuary, popular among young families. It’s filled with Scandinavian design cues, gardens, country landscapes and natural beauty.

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STEP OUTSIDE THE CITY

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The Kolonihave is an oasis of

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WITH ANNE BERNECKER

Why is leather quality important to the fit and comfort of an ECCO shoe? As a natural product, leather evolves and changes with age. High quality, soft leather actually adapts to the shape of the foot. It's not just for appearance, it adds to fit and comfort.

As part of your job, you do a lot of work with colour. Can you talk to us about the colours for this season? For SS14, we're working with a fairly bright colour palette, with lots of strong accents. With the economy still in recession, we want to brighten people's mood with colours that pop.

Can you tell us about some of the textures and finishes we'll see? We've focused on natural finishes that really bring out the beauty of the leather. In terms of texture, you'll see lots of super soft nubuck. You'll also see nature-inspired textures with strong pebble or structure in concert with bright colours for a

ANNE BERNECKER Trend and Colour Consultant

very fresh look. ECCO is the rare shoe company that also makes its own leather. Can you tell us about some of the types of leather

Tell us about ECCO's approach to leather craft.

featured this season?

We combine our deep knowledge of traditional craftsmanship

The leather we use for each shoe is very much driven by its

with a love of innovation. We are always exploring new

use. So for ECCO Men’s Formal we tend to use traditional firm

ideas and pushing technical and aesthetic boundaries. We

leather with a super smooth surface and high shine — this kind

work with the latest technology and have a strong focus on

of leather holds shape beautifully.

sustainability.

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AN AFTE OF ADVE

ERNOON ENTURE When you're a kid, every day has the potential to be an adventure, a quest — or a play. Even when you’re relaxing, you’re never at rest. We make shoes that give growing feet all the possibilities they deserve. From free-breathing materials to sporty comfort and lively colours, these shoes give kids plenty of space to be kids. They unite modern style with ready-to-move capabilities. They feel good. They look good. They do everything.

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SPRING // SUMMER 2014

AN AFTERNOON OF ADVENTURE

SPRING // SUMMER 2014

OUR SUMMER PICKS I

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ECCO TERRACRUISE

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OUR SUMMER PICKS

ECCO ETHAN

ECCO REYES

We asked some of our friends and team members to share their favourites from our Spring/Summer Collection. (Shop all the shoes here and many more at ecco.com)

ECCO MIND

ECCO GOLF TOUR HYBRID

ECCO PRETORIA

ECCO EASY L

ECCO BIOM TERRAIN

ECCO COLLIN

ECCO RIVAS

ECCO RUNGSTED

ECCO ETHAN

ECCO OSAN

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Finland

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France

Netherlands

Georgia

North Ireland

Germany

Norway

Greece

Oman

Greenland

Pakistan

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ECCO products are sold in 85 countries. We are a family-owned company that insists on owning our own factories. We consider ourselves a global family, with ECCO shoemakers and ECCO customers in all corners of the world.

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