Sorel Women at Golden Shoes
Sorel makes footwear that is honest, uncomplicated, and unpretentious. They believe that form follows function, and that the result is often quite beautiful. Sorel put craftsmanship first in the pursuit of making products that last. Founded in 1962 in Canada, Sorel brings its functionality and heritage of expert craftsmanship to the modern world of fashion, where it is inspiring a new generation of doers, builders, and creators. And though Sorel makes more than just boots, there’s a boot in everything Sorel makes. Sorel combines felt, wool, premium leather, and flawless construction with people who aren’t afraid to get their boots dirty.
Originally founded by William H. Kaufman Inc. in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, Sorel has long been associated with the development and distribution of durable, comfortable, cold-weather footwear since 1908.
In the early 1960s, Sorel was the first to combine leather uppers, rubber bottoms and removable felt liners to make the warmest and driest winter boots available anywhere in the world. This tradition continues with updates to classic products as well as the introduction of many new styles.
Since becoming a division of Columbia Sportswear Company in 2000, Sorel has expanded and now offers an exciting range of comfortable, functional and stylish products. Sorel boots meet the rigorous demands of today’s active lifestyle. From snowmobiling and hiking to taking the kids sledding or skiing. At Sorel they will continue to earn the trust of consumers by constantly providing quality products that are warm, dry, comfortable, functional and affordable.