Ecco Oxford announces the availability of ECCO footwear combined with GORE-TEX® and GORE-TEX® XCR® fabric

November 16, 2005 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Oxford, UK ECCO Oxford announces the availability of ECCO footwear combined with GORE-TEX® XCR® fabric. Designed for every man and every occasion, ECCO footwear is combined with GORE-TEX® XCR® fabric to bring you quality, style and above all else comfort.

A new generation of shoes for men

GORE-TEX® XCR® footwear are a new generation of shoes for men and allow your feet to breathe, so whatever environment you're in, you'll have ultimate climate comfort. GORE-TEX® XCR® membrane (which stands for eXtended Comfort Range) is a unique material patented by W L Gore and Associates. The pores in the membrane are 20,000 times smaller than a water drop and 700 times larger than a water vapour molecule. Thanks to its extremely high breathability, optimum heat conductivity, excellent moisture management and durable waterproof protection, the GORE-TEX® XCR® laminate inside the shoe works in harmony with all the other Gore approved components (leathers, textiles and laces). All this ensures your feet stay dry and remain at the right temperature throughout the day.

The Perfect Accessory

What's more, they're functional and fashionable. They combine the elegant design of classical leisurewear styles with breathability and comfort and they have the added benefit of GORE-TEX® GUARANTEED TO KEEP YOU DRY® promise. So they feel and look just as good at the start of the day when you're taking in an ancient ruin as they do when you sit down to an al fresco dinner. A pair of shoes for all occasions: travel in them, explore in them, relax in them and enjoy the weekend without worry about uncomfortable feet. The great thing is that you don't have to pack several pairs of shoes - so you can travel light.

GORE-TEX®, GORE-TEX® guaranteed to keep you dry®, Gore and designs are trade marks of W.L.Gore & Associates.

About Gore

The products of W. L. Gore & Associates, are designed to be the highest quality in their class and revolutionary in their effect. Gore steadfastly lives up to its product promises, and its associates address technical challenges with innovative, reliable solutions. While Gore is best known for its GORE-TEX® fabrics, all its products are distinguished in their markets.

W. L. Gore & Associates, Ltd.
Simpson Parkway
Kirkton Campus
Livingston
West Lothian, EH54 7BH
Scotland

Tel: +44 (0) 1506 460123
Web: http://www.gore-tex.co.uk/

About ECCO Oxford

ECCO Oxford is the leading online store for ECCO shoes in the UK, offering customers a completely secure way to purchase ECCO shoes on the web. ECCO Oxford uses industry standard 128-bit encryption technology for credit card transactions, and offers a comprehensive refund policy to its customers.

The ECCO Oxford high street store is centrally located in New Inn Hall Street, Oxford UK and offers the best range of ECCO shoes in the Home Counties. ECCO Oxford has a relaxed atmosphere with friendly, knowledgeable staff. ECCO Oxford opened its high street and online stores in 2000 and now also runs a mail order service with brochure, called directoyou. You can order a brochure at this address: http://www.ecco-shoes.co.uk/brochure/.

ECCO Oxford
20 New Inn Hall Street
Oxford, OX1 2DW

Phone: +44 (0) 1865 728728
Email: info@ecco-oxford.co.uk
Web: http://www.ecco-shoes.co.uk/shop/

About ECCO

ECCO is a Danish company, started over forty years ago. Its owned and run by the family of the founder, Karl Toosbuy, who has bought an entirely fresh approach to every aspect of making shoes. He has developed the most advanced computer shoe design systems and manufacturing technologies in the world.

ECCO shoes are unique and unmistakable. It's not only the way they look - it's how they feel. The design, the materials, and the whole balance and feel of ECCO shoes make them uncannily comfortable the moment you first try them on. ECCO shoes are special - please do try them!

GORE-TEX®, GORE-TEX® guaranteed to keep you dry®, Gore and designs are trade marks of W.L.Gore & Associates.

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