September, 2014

Fall Favourite: Manitobah Mukluks

Mukluks originally became popular back in the day amongst fur traders who were navigating the Canadian terrain. More recently, Mukluks really began to take off when  a  number of Hollywood stars were photographed wearing them, beginning what became a global infatuation with the brand.

Fall Favourite: Keen Footwear

Brand: Keen Footwear

The first Keen shoe invented was a sandal designed to protect the toes. Throughout the years, the Keen brand has placed a strong focus on innovation by continuing to introduce original ideas in footwear products and finding product solutions for life's everyday needs. 

Why We Love Keen

Keen believes in having good quality footwear that will last and allow their customers to play and enjoy the fresh air. In addition to dependable products, they also believe in giving back to the global community. Through their Hybrid.Care program, Keen partners with organizations whose vision they share and through which they can give back.

Key Features

Keen.Warm: A lightweight insulation that keeps you warm. Made from charcoal bamboo, Keen.warm is a lightweight, [...] Read more

Fall Favourite: Palladium

Brand: Palladium

Palladium was founded in 1920, originating as a tire manufacturer for a majority of the aviation industry in Europe. After World War II, aircraft manufacturing came screeching to a halt, and the demand for tires decreased dramatically. Palladium decided to open a plant in Pont De Cheruy, France, to start producing footwear that was as hard wearing as their tires.


Why We Love Palladium

Combining over 60 years of authenticity with modern manufacturing, premium materials and cutting edge styling, Palladium boots are perfect to help you explore any type of environment.


Key Features

Palladium Canvas: Palladium uses the finest 100% cotton canvas when manufacturing. Before patterns are cut, the bolts of canvas are stonewashed to ensure a luxury vintage [...] Read more

Kickoff to Fall: Our Grand Prize Giveaway

Brand: The North Face


The North Face is the first choice for many of the world’s most advanced outdoor athletes, helping explorers reach boundless and untouched corners of the globe with their innovative technology and extensive line of apparel, footwear and equipment.


Why We Love The North Face

Only a brand that is named for the coldest, most unforgiving side of a mountain is one that can help us to endure our harsh Canadian weather. The brand is built on designing products of unrivalled performance, allowing people to withstand the elements in comfort.

In addition to innovating world class performance gear, The North Face shares their passion for the outdoors by supporting the next generation of explorers through funding for non-profit organizations [...] Read more

Kickoff To Fall Sweepstakes

Quarks Presents:

Enter to win great prizes from now until September 22nd!

Sandal season is coming to an end, so it’s time to kick off those flip flops and get ready for all the exciting Fall styles. From tall boots, short boots, riding boots and booties to loafers, slip ons and ballerina flats; enter our contest for your chance to win a pair from some of our favourite brands.

The countdown to fall has begun and we will be giving away a prize a day!

Head to our Facebook page from September 2nd to the 22nd and enter to win 1 of 20 prizes with a $600 North Face gift card grand prize! Share with your friends and receive additional ballots!

For contest rules, click here.