In The News: Ryka’s Maternity Footwear; OrthoLite Expands O-Therm Range
Women’s athletic shoe brand Ryka has launched XpectFit, its first-ever collection of maternity workout sneakers. The collection features three sneakers — the Lovable, the Love Life, and the Laid Back. Each sneaker features easy slip-on fits and quick toggle laces, massaging insoles for exceptional comfort, machine washable fabric and a wider forefoot that offers roominess for potentially swollen feet. The shoes have a narrower heel for a secure heel fit. The line includes a cross-training sneaker, a walking sneaker and a slip-on mule style.
OrthoLite is expanding the range of offerings for its thermal foam, OrthoLite O-Therm. Previously limited to a thickness of 2mm, O-Therm is now available in a thickness range from 2mm to 20mm, providing a more customizable cold block solution for brands. O-Therm is an adaptable and high-performing thermal material made for cold weather footwear solutions. An aerogel-infused, open-cell PU foam cold block solution, O-Therm can be applied not only as an insole but also a strobel layer or lining. For the consumer, O-Therm helps deliver all-day warmth, comfort and performance in cold weather conditions.