Go Retro with ECCO – Minimal Style with Maximum Effect

(PR.co.nz) ECCO’s stunning new range was inspired by 60s Scandinavian furniture, natural colours and soft flowing lines and has a shoe to fit every lifestyle this season.

Whether you’re after stylish pumps perfect for the office, classic boots that will effortlessly take you from day to night or casual flats that are ideal for weekends ECCO has got you covered.

With ECCO’s latest range encompassing the exquisite Scandinavian design, it’s easy to turn heads at the office. With form, function and femininity in mind, the ECCO formal range will have you soaring to new heights in no time at all.

The stylish ECCO Leticia (RRP $349) black patent bootie and irresistible ECCO Lulea (RRP $459) grape leaf leather wedge boots are the perfect solution for hitting the town straight after work. Team them with you’re a pretty dress or your favourite jeans and you’ll wonder how you ever lived without them!

For some serious office style, look no further than the ECCO Junction (RRP $269), an eye-catching pump in port leather, the ECCO Lille (RRP $269), a sexy black patent flat with a feminine twist, or the ECCO Keystone (RRP $269) in stunning port patent leather and the ideal combination of cute and comfortable.

Of course, most of us yearn for the weekends when we can truly kick up our heels and let our hair down. And naturally, ECCO has just the shoes to fit the bill – whether you’re cheering on your son or daughter from the sidelines or catching up with girlfriends for an indulgent lunch!

For a touch of casual chic don’t go past the ECCO Slight (RRP $429). Available in walnut/espresso leather, the ECCO Slight will bring out the country girl in everyone!

To truly feel warm outdoors this winter, snuggle up with the ECCO Lakota (RRP $469), a black wedge heel boot with a black knit upper that’ll ensure your tootsies stay toasty no matter how harsh the weather outside is.

Or, if you’re heading into the great outdoors and need something that will withstand anything nature throws at it, the ECCO Hill (RRP $359) or ECCO Clear (RRP $359) are bound to fit the bill. Rugged yet stylish, both boots are incredibly hard-wearing and will see you through the toughest of conditions.

For the ultimate in casual elegance and overwhelming comfort, the ECCO Sculptured (RRP $299) shoe with a dainty front lace is where pretty and practical collide. Team them with your favourite winter tights and heads will turn! And, true to its name, the ECCO Sculptured range has a gorgeous low sculptured heel that is ideal for those who prefer some height, but are constantly on the go.

And speaking of being on the go, ECCO has a range of modern casual trainers that will get you from A to B in both comfort and style. The ECCO Corse (RRP $269), a black patent trainer with a modest wedge, can easily be teamed with your favourite skirt or jeans for a coffee with the girls, while the ECCO Mobile II (RRP $269) in denim blue leather is a must-have if black or brown pants or skirts are your winter wardrobe staple.

Stylist Lulu Willcox says she loves ECCO’s ability to merge fashion and comfort when creating the perfect shoe.

“They look good but I also know that practically all of my readers will be able to wear them, they won’t be too high or over the top. Plus there are options for formal and casual which works well,” says Lulu.

A family-owned business that began in 1963, ECCO’s Scandinavian heritage is synonymous with creativity and innovative technology. ECCO shoes reflect unique design principles, where form, function and simplicity are essential to all aspects of its footwear range, combining modern fun with traditional comfort and style.

Make sure you have a pair or two in your wardrobe this season!

To view the full Autumn/Winter ECCO range, visit www.ecco.com/nz.

Media Release 17 February 2012.