The Walking Company Introduces New Men's Dress Line, Thad Stuart

Thad Stuart Now Available in Stores and Online

SANTA BARBARA, CA--(Marketwire - January 20, 2011) -  The Walking Company announced the introduction of Thad Stuart, a new line of men's dress shoes that the comfort footwear retailer will sell exclusively at its retail and online stores. Thad Stuart footwear is designed for the active, sophisticated, fashionable man who expects comfort and style to go hand in hand.

"In the same way we advocate healthy dress shoe options for women, we want men to have dress options that offer complete comfort as well," said Mike Grenley, senior vice president of merchandising at The Walking Company. "Thad Stuart footwear is supportive and comfortable, while presenting styles consistent with today's men's fashion trends."

Thad Stuart dress shoes provide superior fit, support and comfort from a collection of advanced features, including quality leather uppers, a comfort padded lining, an Ortholite® Contoured leather-lined foam insole, and an EVA midsole with Comfort-Gel Capsule® heel inserts.

Styles from Thad Stuart are available now in The Walking Company retail stores around the nation and online at


The Walking Company is a leading independent specialty retailer of high-quality, technically designed comfort footwear and accessories that features premium brands such as ECCO, Dansko, UGG Australia, and Aetrex among many others. These products have particular appeal to one of the largest and most rapidly growing demographics in the United States. The Walking Company operates 212 stores in premium malls across the nation and the company's online store at

With the exception of historical information, the matters discussed in this press release are forward looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. The actual future sales and other results of the Company could differ significantly from those statements.

Contact Information:

Michael Walker
The Walking Company