Ariat Launches New Catalyst VX Work for Fall 2015

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The Ultimate Work Boot for Extreme Environments


Union City, Calif.—June 24, 2015 –Ariat International, the leader in innovative Western and English footwear, apparel and accessories, announces the launch of its most advanced work boot to date, the Catalyst VX Work for men. Featuring revolutionary technologies and new engineering techniques, the boot offers superior performance advancements, ideal for a variety of jobs.

Catalyst VX

The full-grain leather boot is built on Ariat’s revolutionary Cobalt™ VX footbed technology, which promotes strategic body alignment for better stability, advanced support and reduced foot fatigue. The Catalyst VX Work features Ariat’s WaterproofPRO™ bootie construction with waterproof full-grain leather, Goodyear Welt construction for durability and a shock-absorbing EVA midsole. Additionally, the oil and slip-resistant Duratread™ outsole provides maximum wear resistance.

“The Catalyst VX Work is built with innovative performance features and technical details, this boot really stands out in all the right ways,” says Soyala Breen, senior director for work products at Ariat International. “Similarly to the Catalyst VX Western boot, launched in Fall 14, this boot is like nothing that has been done before, the construction allows for optimal comfort, longevity and protection to help workers stay focused on the job.”

Additional features include: Ariat’s patented U-Turn® construction for ease of entry, a lightly padded collar for enhanced walking comfort and durable molded toe cap and shin guard for additional protection in key wear areas.

The Catalyst VX Work is available in regular and composite toe (ASTM F2413-11 M 1/75 C/75 EH rated). Retailing between $289.95 – $299.95, the Catalyst VX will be available in Fall 2015 at Ariat retailers and on


About Ariat International, Inc.
Ariat International, Inc. is the leading manufacturer of innovative performance equestrian footwear and apparel. Featuring a patented technology designed to deliver stability, durability and comfort, Ariat pioneered the application of advanced athletic shoe technology into English riding boots and authentic Western boots. Ariat products are sold in a network of retail outlets throughout the world.

For more information about Ariat products or for the Ariat retailer nearest you, contact Ariat at 800.899.8141 or visit, and

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