GOLETA, Calif., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MOZO® Shoes, creator of innovative footwear for culinary professionals and a division of Deckers Outdoor Corporation (NASDAQGS: DECK) reveals its second creative collaboration with acclaimed chef and TV personality Aaron Sanchez. Expanding on the initial success of the Red Skull, new color ways for the Skull Series are now available nationwide through select retailers and www.Zappos.com.
"Our partnership with Aaron has been as successful as it has been enjoyable over the past two years so we are truly excited to continue our collaboration. In expanding on the success of the Red Skull we are excited to provide more options for the professional cook who is looking for both style and functionality in the high-energy, chaotic environment of the kitchen," says Jeff Bua, MOZO Brand President.
Speaking to his continued collaboration with MOZO, Sanchez said, "My cooking is based on two foundations: using great ingredients and honoring cultural significance. The Skull Series give anyone who understands or shares that pride and wants the opportunity to bring it into the kitchen."
The Skulls expand on the enormous popularity of Sanchez's original style, the Red Skull, with two new color ways: orange and neon green. The design of this series draws inspiration from one of Mexico's most celebrated holidays, Dia de Los Muertos, with an embroidered Mexican Sugar Skull stitched onto the top of the shoe.
About MOZO® Shoes: MOZO® makes innovative footwear for culinary professionals, inspiring them to create and giving them the tools to do it well. MOZO dedicates itself to producing revolutionary footwear that can handle the heat of any kitchen and the scrutiny of any dining room. For more information, please visit www.mozoshoes.com and follow MOZO @Mozo_Shoes.
About Aaron Sanchez: Aaron Sanchez learned his culinary craft in his mother's kitchen as a young boy. By age 16, his culinary capability earned him an apprenticeship with world-renowned chef, Paul Prudhomme. Aaron is the chef/owner of Mestizo Leawood and the culinary visionary behind Crossroads at House of Blues. He's also well-known on the screen for starring in series such as Food Network's Chopped, Heat Seekers and Best Thing I Ever Ate and Aaron Loves NY and Motochefs on FOX Life.
About Deckers: Deckers Outdoor Corporation is a premiere lifestyle marketer that builds niche brands into global market leaders by designing and making innovative, functional and fashion-oriented footwear developed for both high performance outdoor activities and everyday casual lifestyle use. UGG® Australia, Teva®, Sanuk®, Tsubo®, Ahnu®, MOZO® and Hoka One One® are registered trademarks of Deckers Outdoor Corporation. For more information, visit www.deckers.com.
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