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How our technology works

From cushioning, waterproofing and grip to exceptional lightness, softness, flexibility and breathability, Clarks set the pace.

Climate & Weatherproof

Discover our GORE-TEX® boots and GORE-TEX® shoes. Perfect for keeping feet dry and comfortable in all weathers thanks to breathable GORE-TEX® technology, these waterproof boots and waterproof shoes are great for when it’s wet underfoot.

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GORE-TEX® Extended
Climate & Weatherproof

A waterproof and breathable GORE-TEX® membrane combined with an inner lining and protective knit keeps active feet dry and at just the right temperature.

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Cushioning & Support

Specially developed by our own experts, a responsive underfoot gel cushions the foot and flexes with its natural movement, helping to stop active feet from getting tired

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Climate & Weatherproof

A waterproof and breathable GORE-TEX® membrane combined with a high-performance lining insulates against the cold. Wet or cold, feet stay warm and dry.

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Health & Hygience

The unique open-cell structure of Ortholite® high-performance footbed delivers long-lasting cushioning plus breathability and moisture-wicking.

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Cushioning & Support

Precisely placed, anatomically targeted dual density cushioning reduces strain on the ball of the foot, supporting the biomechanics of walking - the foot’s natural gait - and providing lasting comfort.

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Health & Hygiene

Machine washable styles can be washed at 30°C with a non-bio detergent.

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Grip & Motion

A gently curved, ‘rocker’ sole rolls from heel to toe with the motion of walking, minimising the amount the foot has to bend and flex, conserving energy and reducing fatigue.

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Grip & Motion

Unlike conventional boat shoes that release water through the sole, water is quickly and continuously expelled through small ducts in the sidewall, reducing the risk of slipping, sliding and aquaplaning.

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Cushioning & Support

The unique open-cell structure of an Ortholite® high-performance footbed delivers long-lasting cushioning plus breathability and moisture-wicking.

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Grip & Motion

Specially engineered rubber soles made from a durable abrasion-resistant compound deliver maximum grip and stability in dry as well as wet conditions.

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Health & Hygiene

A zeolite carrier delivers active ingredients including ionic silver, which fights microbes by preventing respiration, inhibiting cell division and disrupting cell metabolism.

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Climate & Weatherproof

A waterproof and breathable GORE-TEX® membrane combined with an inner lining and protective knit keeps active feet dry and at just the right temperature.

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