Celebrating the Quality and Craftsmanship of Plum Bottom's favorite Brands, plum-bottom

Celebrating the Quality and Craftsmanship of Plum Bottom's favorite Brands

As the vibrant hues of spring begin to bloom, Plum Bottom is excited to celebrate the artisans behind some of our most cherished shoe brands. In April, we celebrate our Vendor Appreciation month when we shine a spotlight on the exceptional craftsmanship and dedication to quality embodied by ARA, NAOT, Rieker & Remonte, and Pikolinos. Join us as we delve into the rich history and philosophy of each brand, showcasing their unique contributions to the world of women's footwear.

ARA: Elevating Comfort and Style

For over 70 years, ARA has been synonymous with luxurious comfort and timeless elegance. Founded in 1949 in Langenfeld, Germany, ARA has consistently prioritized innovation and craftsmanship in every pair of shoes they create. What sets ARA apart is their unwavering commitment to merging fashion-forward design with cutting-edge comfort technologies.

ARA's High Soft footbed technology revolutionizes the footwear industry by providing unparalleled support and cushioning. Designed to mimic the natural contours of the foot, the High Soft footbed ensures optimal comfort and stability with every step. Whether you're strolling through the city streets or dancing the night away, ARA shoes with High Soft technology promise a blissful walking experience like no other.

From classic pumps to trendy sneakers, ARA shoes effortlessly blend style and functionality, making them a favorite among discerning customers worldwide. With a dedication to detail and a focus on providing superior support and cushioning, ARA shoes are the epitome of comfort without compromise.

 ARA - Bethel, Sandals, Ara, Plum Bottom


NAOT: Walking in Harmony with Nature

Rooted in the lush landscapes of Israel, NAOT has been crafting exceptional footwear since 1942. Inspired by the natural beauty of their surroundings, NAOT infuses each pair of shoes with a deep respect for the environment and a commitment to sustainable practices.

NAOT's philosophy revolves around the concept of "walking in harmony," emphasizing the interconnectedness between comfort, style, and the planet. Central to this ethos is NAOT's renowned cork and latex footbed technology, which forms the foundation of every shoe they create.

The cork and latex footbed is anatomically shaped to support the contours of the foot, providing unparalleled comfort and stability. This innovative technology molds to the unique shape of each wearer's foot, creating a customized fit that promotes proper posture and alignment. Additionally, the natural materials used in NAOT's footbeds offer superior shock absorption and moisture-wicking properties, ensuring a cool and dry environment for your feet all day long. With NAOT's commitment to both comfort and sustainability, you can stride confidently knowing that every step you take is in harmony with nature.

Many of the styles are American Podiatric Medical Association approved for maintaining foot health. 

NAOT - Tropical, Sandals, Yaleet, Plum Bottom


Rieker & Remonte: Heritage of Reliability

With a heritage spanning over 140 years, Rieker & Remonte has established itself as a symbol of resilience and reliability in the footwear industry. Founded in 1874 in Southern Germany, Rieker & Remonte has weathered countless challenges while staying true to their core values of quality, comfort, and innovation.

While Rieker and Remonte are sister brands under the same umbrella, they cater to slightly different preferences and styles. Rieker focuses on classic designs with a contemporary twist, offering timeless silhouettes crafted from high-quality materials. On the other hand, Remonte embraces a more fashion-forward approach, incorporating trend-driven elements and unique embellishments into their designs. Despite these differences, both brands share a commitment to superior craftsmanship and comfort, ensuring that every pair of Rieker & Remonte shoes delivers unmatched quality and style.

At the heart of Rieker & Remonte's commitment to comfort is their innovative Anti Stress footbed technology. Engineered to provide maximum support and cushioning, the Anti Stress footbeds alleviate pressure on key areas of the foot, reducing fatigue and discomfort. Whether you're navigating city streets or exploring rugged terrain, Rieker & Remonte shoes with Anti Stress technology ensure that every step is a joyous and effortless experience.

Remonte - D0J03, sneakers, Remonte, Plum Bottom


Pikolinos: Crafting with Passion

Since its inception in 1984, Pikolinos has been driven by a passion for craftsmanship and a commitment to authenticity. Hailing from Spain, Pikolinos draws inspiration from its rich cultural heritage, infusing each pair of shoes with a touch of Mediterranean flair and attention to fine detail.

Pikolinos' philosophy revolves around the concept of "life in every step," emphasizing the importance of embracing life's journey with enthusiasm and joy. By handcrafting each shoe using traditional techniques and premium materials, Pikolinos creates footwear that not only looks beautiful but also tells a story of heritage and craftsmanship.

Pikolinos - Marina, Sandals, Pikolinos, Plum Bottom


At Plum Bottom, we are honored to partner with these esteemed brands and showcase their exceptional creations during our Vendor Appreciation month.  There are a few things that all of these brands have in common: they are household names throughout Europe and the world because of their commitment to leading the women's fashion and comfort footwear industry sustainably and with compassion for their employees, their communities and the world. We partner with them because their goals of providing the highest quality footwear aligns with our philosophy of curating a collection of the best that women's footwear has to offer. Join us as we celebrate the artistry, innovation, and dedication to quality embodied by ARA, NAOT, Rieker & Remonte, and Pikolinos. Discover the perfect pair of shoes that not only elevates your style but also brings comfort and joy to every step of your journey. You deserve to walk in comfort and beauty. 

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