Italy's Lizard brand is launching its minimalist sport sandals and closed-toe footwear in the U.S. The Spring/Summer 2012. Lizard collection includes various models that combine an anatomically friendly footbed with rugged outdoor features—including Vibram soles and polyurethane mid-soles—for its marine, outdoor and travel series.
Created in 1992 as a trademark of Aicad, Lizard Footwear is present in 30 countries through a network of 600 stores, including the flagship Lizard store which opened in April 2007 at Torbole sul Garda (Trento). Aicad was founded by Alfeo Pedrotti in 1957. It is currently owned and operated by Lille and Luca Pedrotti, who took over the management of the firm in 1986.