For the summer season of 2015, the Vibram FiveFingers (VFF) trademark has several new products in different categories. Among the new products are the ultra-light and breathable KMD EVO sneakers, which are designed for dynamic sports, the Trek Ascent and Trek Ascent LR trekking sneakers, as well as the Bikila EVO WP high water-resistant sneakers..
Top sneakers VFF KMD EVO made of breathable and elastic material, 100% polyester fibers. The maximum thickness of the sole is almost 12 mm and consists of a 2 mm polyurethane insole with an antibacterial coating, a 6 mm EVA foam midsole, and a 3.8 mm layer of abrasion-resistant outsole. The total weight of VFF KMD EVO sneakers is about 210 grams, the recommended retail price does not exceed $160.
Trekking shoes VFF Trek Ascent and VFF Trek Ascent LR have a common design and differ only in the materials for creating the top. So, the upper of the basic VFF Trek Ascent model is made mainly of a mixed elastic material, which includes polyester and spandex fibers, while the VFF Trek Ascent LR model is made using genuine kangaroo leather and hemp fibers.
The sole in both models is absolutely the same, its thickness does not exceed 12 mm and consists of a 4 mm polyurethane insole with antibacterial treatment, a 4 mm intermediate shock-absorbing layer of EVA foam, and a 4 mm thick rubber outsole layer. The VFF Trek Ascent and VFF Trek Ascent LR are 180 and 186 grams and cost $120 and $150, respectively.
Model VFF Bikila EVO WP stands out for its virtually seamless waterproof upper, which is made of a three-layer membrane material. Sneakers are fixed on the leg with three elements — tightening laces, an external flap with a zipper and an additional Velcro strap. The VFF Bikila EVO WP outsole is based on Vibram Icetrek technology, allowing you to feel confident on cold, icy and slippery routes. The maximum thickness of the sole is only 8.5 mm, it consists of a 2 mm insole, a 2.5 mm midsole and a 4 mm outsole. The total weight of the sneakers is almost 159 grams, the recommended retail price is $150.
Vibram FiveFingers Spring-Summer 2015>