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What is GORE-TEX®?

Our GORE-TEX® products keeping your feet dry and at a good temperature for outdoor adventures or city exploring. GORE-TEX® technology is unique and renowned all over the world, but what is it exactly?

GORE-TEX® membrane

Our GORE-TEX® products are layered with a GORE-TEX® membrane that protects you.

Illustration of GORE-TEX® pores

Pores in the membrane allow water vapour from your sweat to pass through, but they're small enough to prevent water drops from coming in.

Water reppellent coating

In addition, a water repellent coating causes water to roll off instead of sinking in.

Womens GORE-TEX® styles Mens GORE-TEX® styles

How to care

Mud, water and dirt lead to excess wear and tear. Follow the advice below to ensure you keep your GORE-TEX® shoes longer.

  • Using lukewarm water, remove dirt and mud with a cloth or brush.
  • Don’t expose your GORE-TEX® shoes to direct heat. Lay them upside down with some newspaper inside.
  • Don’t use products containing wax, grease or silicon.
  • The GORE-TEX® membrane is not accessible and doesn’t need care.

How to wear

Depending on the socks you wear, the GORE-TEX® membrane can be more efficient. As cotton socks store moisture, we recommend using wool or wool blend socks.

GORE-TEX® shoe

GORE-TEX® Extended Non-insulated: High intensity activity/City

A waterproof non-insulated construction results in optimised breathability, making them ideal for warmer temperatures, whether it’s indoor or outdoor.

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GORE-TEX® Performance Moderate insulation: Outdoor/City

Waterproof with moderate insulation are ideal for moderate weather conditions and outdoor activities.

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GORE-TEX® Insulated Maximum insulation: walking/hiking

Waterproof and breathable with an inner lining and an insulating layer to help control your foot's temperature. Ideal for cool weather conditions and snow.

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