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Available in unisex sizes, the Native Malibu shoes are offered in men’s 3-13 and women’s 5-15. They have a coated microfiber upper that is as lightweight as it is comfortable. Meanwhile, the slip-on design keeps things convenient for those who are constantly on the go. The low-top silhouette delivers plenty of ankle mobility.
The Native Malibu was released in several neutral color options, namely: Milk Pink/Shell White, Regatta Blue/Shell White, Pigeon Grey/Shell White, and Jiffy Black/Shell White. These colorways feature a low-key yet sophisticated flair. They will suit plenty of outfits for day-to-day wear.
Women can wear these kicks with pretty much anything, from skinny jeans and pants to shorts and skirts. Their perforated design is well-suited for the summer season, ideal for pairing with dresses, capri pants, leggings, and more.
Meanwhile, men can wear the shoes with jeans, pants, chinos or shorts along with a t-shirt or sweatshirt. Neutral, pastel and bold colors will emphasize the sneaker's subtle yet elegant appeal, especially with such colorways as the Native Malibu in Pink.
Featuring an unlined and coated microfiber upper, the low-top Native Malibu offers an ultra-lightweight and comfortable feel. The upper is designed with laser perforations that keep the feet cool and fresh. A neat appeal is added by the plain white and ribbed midsole, which has a slimmed-down look.
The Native logo is found on the side near the collar. On the insole is the Native Keep It Lite branding. The collar is unpadded, while the toe is rounded for a classic touch.
Footwear brand Native Shoes is relatively young, having been founded in 2009. It was launched in Vancouver by Damian Van Zyll De Jong, who had no prior knowledge about the shoe industry. He headed to China to learn all about the manufacturing side, while he consulted with people he knew in the industry. When he was ready, he created his collection of Native casual sneakers.
From the start, Van Zyll De Jong wanted his brand to be distinct and practical. First, he had thought of creating injection-molded EVA shoes, which were user-friendly and could be molded in a single unit. As a result, the models would be seamless, lightweight, and durable. They were also anti-microbial.
The brand’s lifestyle kicks quickly became sought-after, owing to the comfort, breathability, and durability that they offered. The brand has since branched out to experiment with different materials, leading the way for the next trend in casual footwear, leading to the creation of such kicks as the Native AP Mercury Liteknit.
One of the label’s current progressive offerings is the Native Malibu. It’s built to transition from the streets to the beach or anywhere else. It's made to have a sunny disposition, with a sharp Southern California silhouette. Laser perforations dot the upper, complemented by stylish cuts that elevate the simple model to sophistication.
The upper is made up of coated microfiber, which delivers a flexible and lightweight feel. With its slip-on design, wearers can just put on the Native Malibu and slip into palm-induced dreams. This sneaker, with its summer-ready color options, can add a soft and classy flair to any casual ensemble.
- The sneaker’s EVA outsole offers a supportive ride.
- Orthotics can be accommodated by this shoe as it has a removable foam insole.