Fall ’12 Preview: Etnies

Etnies is tackling the weather and helping replant the rainforest with its fall ’12 line. This season, the Lake Forest, Calif.-based company is expanding its “Buy a Shoe, Plant a Tree” program, which helps grow trees in Brazil in partnership with Trees for the Future. The brand has unveiled new colorways for men, women and kids. And sneakers in the new Skyline collection, including the Sheckler 5 signature shoe, with waterproof leathers and gusseted tongues to keep skaters dry and warm in the colder months. Styles retail from $45 to $100, and will deliver this summer to skate independents, mall retailers and online accounts.