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

Clarks - GORE-TEX® Extended

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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Cushion Plus

Cushioning & Support
Clarks - Cushion Plus

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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Air Spring FX

Cushioning & Support
Clarks - Air Spring FX

Using the unique open-cell structure of an Ortholite® footbed, cushioning absorbs the impact of every step. An antimicrobial, high level breathability and moisture management keep active feet fresh, cool and dry.

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Max Spring FX

Cushioning & Support
Clarks - Max Spring FX

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. Integrated technology also absorbsimpact from the bottom and sides.

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Ortholite®

Health & Hygience
Clarks - Ortholite®

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

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GORE-TEX® Extended

Climate & Weatherproof
Clarks - GORE-TEX® Extended

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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GORE-TEX® Performance

Climate & Weatherproof
Clarks - GORE-TEX® Extended

A waterproof and breathable GORE-TEX® membrane combined with light weight insulation, keeps feet dry and warm when it’s wet and cold.

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GORE-TEX® Insulated

Climate & Weatherproof
Clarks - GORE-TEX® Insulated

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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AquaDX

Grip & Motion
Clarks - AquaDX

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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Flex3

Grip & Motion
Clarks - Flex3

Ultralight, gait reactive flex and engineered deconstruction, a foot shaped fit and responsive cushioning. The five advanced principles of Trigenic Flex take natural movement to a new level.

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Rock

Grip & Motion
Clarks - Rock

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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WaveWalk

Grip & Motion
Clarks - WaveWalk

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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Machine Washable

Health & Hygiene
Clarks - Machine Washable

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

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Agion

Health & Hygiene
Clarks - Agion

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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