Around this time, boots were not thought of in the same way that shoes were. Today, fit and comfort is so important, and there are many different ways to fit any type of foot. However, even before advancements in technologies, and the introduction of rubber & winter boots to the fashion world, Baffin started by introducing specific boots for fit.
Despite men being the core customer, the entire family needed proper footwear - especially in Canadian winters! So molds were developed not just for smaller sizes, but specifically with the shape of women’s (and children’s) feet in mind.
Catalog Archives, circa 1982