From the savannas of Kenya, where it was born, to the bustling streets of New York City, the Bata Safari boot is the undisputed King of the Jungle. After 50 years, this original indigenous shoe known for its rough finish and comfortable fit remains unchallenged in its superior quality and enduring popularity. Made of the best cowhide and still hand stitched at the Bata factory in Limuru, the modern Safari is available in a variety of finishes and styles for men and women and stands up to the roughest treatment. In Kenya, our boot has been a revered icon for decades. Safari, the boots that say you know Africa.



You work hard, you play hard. When it’s time to head to the great outdoors, you deserve Weinbrenners on your feet. Weinbrenners are rugged and reliable, and are offered in many great styles. Shoes you can count on, wherever your adventures lead you. Weinbrenner; live outdoors.


Toughees have walked with children for nearly 60 years; they’ve earned their reputation as a classic. Originally designed to meet the needs of South African schoolchildren, many of whom walked long distances to school, you can bet Toughees are built to last. Durable, handsome, easy to care for and affordable, with podiatry-approved styles to encourage strong development. Toughees offer breathable comfort for growing feet.

Toughees Website

Baby Bubbles

The tender feet of your newborn baby need protection. Baby Bubbles protects your baby’s feet and does so with style! Baby Bubbles are specially designed for the first year of life, offering comfort and support to your baby’s feet while allowing for growth and development. Baby Bubbles gives you the security of knowing your precious ones feet are protected- so you’ll feel good about letting her discover her new world.



Whether you’re a player who loves to win or a winner who loves to play, you always give it your all. –You deserve a shoe that works as hard as you do. Since 1971, Power has been the choice of competitors worldwide who demand uncompromising quality. Power shoes are made with the finest materials and feature Bata’s legendary craftsmanship and durability. From football to tennis from running to cross-training—whatever your game, there’s a Power shoe to help you excel. You won’t always win, but you’ll never regret playing. Bata Power; it’s the spirit of the game.

Marie Claire

Your Marie Claires are like your best friend; they understand you, they’re happy to accompany you wherever you may go, and they’ll help you look your best all day and night. From a hectic day at the office, to a fun night in Paris, London or Milano, your Marie Claires are by your side. Fashionable styles, exquisite craftsmanship, and affordable style, you can always count on your Marie Claires.

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Lucky Thai Consumers Get a Second Chance at Bata “Peanuts” Sneakers

Since its relaunch in 2014 as part of Bata’s 120th-anniversary celebrations, the legendary Bata Tennis has once again been taking the world by storm. And, for fashion-conscious consumers, the special limited editions produced by Bata in collaboration with Japanese brand Comme des Garçons have been especially popular.

So popular, in fact, that the recent release featuring characters from the beloved “Peanuts” comic strip sold out in record time. Only 1,500 pairs were produced and they quickly disappeared from selected stores in Paris, New York, Miami, London, Tokyo, and Taipei.

Athletic Footwear: Finding the Shoe That’s Right for You

Athletic shoes are among the most comfortable shoes you can wear. High-quality athletic footwear will provide you with enhanced support and improved foot function for your sports activities and while walking.

Read more to discover more ideas to help you choose shoes that will work well for you.

Bata Ambassador

Combining Italian design with handcrafted detail and the highest quality leather, Bata’s premium Ambassador brand sets the standard for European footwear. And its trend-setting style doesn’t sacrifice comfort. The Ambassador offers a flexible genuine leather upper, a leather lining to absorb moisture, and a polyurethane sole for a firm grip. A contemporary classic for the man who knows where he’s going.


Bata Thailand Alive collection

The Alive casual men’s shoe collection is manufactured locally at our Bata Thailand factory. Since its introduction to the market in 2010, it has quickly become a best-seller in Thailand and a must-have shoe for men seeking casual comfort with a trendy twist at a competitive price.

The collection boasts an impressive variety of styles. Available with perforated synthetic or canvas uppers in a wide range of colors, all with an attractive graphic printed sock, it is no wonder that over 20,000 pairs are sold per year.

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There are some things shoes can’t do. Shoes can’t comfort you when you hurt or change a bad grade into a good one. They can’t play a musical instrument and they’re hopeless at math. What good shoes can do, though, is provide great support for growing feet. And, especially if they’re from Bata, they can look pretty good while they’re doing it. With dozens of styles and colors to choose from, our popular Bubblegummers collection has something for even the most discriminating primary-schooler. They don’t do everything. But you’ll love what they do for your kids.

Bubblergummers website


There’s a certain energy that comes from being outside on a sun-splashed day in a world alight with promise. Whether you’re vacationing on the Costa del Sol or just puttering around the house, Patapata is like a little holiday for your feet. Vibrant and fun, with distinctive designs that let you express your playful side. Colorful, funky, carefree. Enjoy the sunnyside of life.

Foot Care: Your Feet – Your Foundation

Can’t find the source of that nagging back or knee pain? You might never suspect it, but your feet could be the culprit. If your feet are unstable, chances are the rest of your body is, too. After all, if you built a house on an unstable foundation, wouldn’t you sooner or later expect to see structural problems in the house itself?

It’s the same with our feet. Take flat feet (pronation), for instance—a common condition of collapsed foot bones. It’s more than a local problem because it can cause the ankles to roll in and the legs to rotate inward. Naturally, this puts stress on the knee joints, causing discomfort and pain. Young athletes, especially women, are prone to patellofemoral syndrome, a painful knee condition directly traceable to abnormal foot mechanics. Back pain, too, can result from an unstable foot bone structure.

Read the full article to know more about your feet and your foundation!

Bata Comfit

Comforting, bracing, reassuring; Bata Comfits look out for your feet, providing continuous sustenance and gentle support. Comfit’s advanced ergonomic design gently supports your feet every step of the way. Super-soft uppers and a cushioned insole and heel surround your feet with tenderness. A durable non-slip sole makes sure you’re safe. You can count on Bata Comfit.


Bata Singapore Recognized at the 2015 Marketing Excellence Awards

On Nov. 18, Bata Singapore received a bronze award in the Brand Awareness category for its “Have We Met” campaign.

The Marketing Excellence Awards is one of Singapore’s largest awards shows. The award celebrates the work of the country’s top marketers, who set the benchmark for the industry. Winners of the Marketing Excellence Awards are recognized as the top performers in Singapore. The judging panel for this year’s awards included representatives from major international companies, including Adidas, Blackrock, Akamai, Hilton, Energizer and Visa.

Read the full article to know more about Bata Singapore recognized at the 2015 Marketing Excellence Awards.

North Star

The North Star sneaker brand was created in Canada in the 1970s, and became an instant classic beloved by a generation of Canadians. The North Star collection delivers fresh designs and quality construction, allowing your feet to remain comfortable while they express themselves. Dynamic, unconventional, iconic- that’s North Star.


Where comfort and style blend seamlessly, you’ll find Sundrops. Construction optimized for comfort in a full range of styles for young women, mature women, and mature young women. Details like stitch-and-turn flats, blind seams, soft rubber soles and velvety leather uppers. Sundrops are designed for walking, working, and relaxing. If you’re an active woman who values comfort, classic design and quality, you’ve just met your match. Sundrops. Comfort throughout your day.


Foot Care: Feet for Life, Pain-Free!

Do you grin and bear foot pain day after day? Many people think foot pain is normal, but that’s a myth. If your feet hurt, don’t put up with the pain—take action.

Many foot problems are related to “overuse syndromes.” When we consider that it takes about 1,000 foot strikes to walk a mile, it’s easy to appreciate how the smallest foot irritation can escalate and cause trouble. Foot pain often builds up gradually and stubbornly persists unless the cause is addressed.

Read more to find more tips.

Bata Technology

Combining great-looking style and design with the latest technology, Bata Technology offers the ultimate in healthful comfort for men and women. Developed at Bata’s Shoe Innovation Centre in Europe, the Technology collection breaks new ground in shoe design, exceeding the expectations of even the most discriminating customers. From sporty and casual to elegant and formal, from Bata Flexible, Bata Antistatic to Bata Air System, all Technology shoes are made with high-quality leather and Bata’s trademark precision.


Foot Care: How to take care of your feet (when you can’t get to your foot specialist)

Most people experience some type of foot pain from time to time. If serious and persistent, foot pain is an indication that you should see your podiatrist or foot specialist. 

But often there are simple things you can do to relieve minor issues and stay comfortable.

Read more to see the list of some typical foot complaints.

Flip-Flops Made in Kenya Echo Around the Bata World

Flip-flops, also known as thong sandals, are basic in all the best ways. With its flat sole and simple strap anchored between the toes, this shoe style was probably among the earliest types in existence, perhaps dating back to 1500 B.C. More than 3000 years later, modern men, women and children still find them a great choice for comfortable, easy footwear.

Given flip-flops’ long history of success, it was only natural that Bata would manufacture its own version of this ancient shoe. The factory at the center of this enterprise is Bata’s facility in Limuru, Kenya, which produces 16 million pairs per year – representing 40% of Bata’s worldwide production and more than half of the factory’s total output.


Legendary quality, trend-setting styles, and a tradition of innovation that dates back to 1894. For close to 120 years, the Bata brand has offered the best shoe at the best price. With contemporary and classic styles, the Bata collection has shoes and accessories for active men and women who appreciate great design and understand the meaning of value. Everyday shoes that look good and feel even better; no one knows shoes better than Bata.


Take a look at your feet!

What do the shoes you’re wearing right now do for you?

Every year, Bata produces 35,000 different styles of shoe for men, women and children of all ages. Each style does something special, besides fitting a pair of happy feet!

They help you become a world champion. Like in 1986, when Bata was an official sponsor of the football World Cup!

Or they get you to school on time! They make you jump higher. Look taller. Grab someone’s attention. They can help you to walk further. Or keep your feet warm.

What do your shoes do for you? Read more!

Bubblegummers Relaunched in Australia

Aiming to reach a new market and further establish the Bata name ”Down Under,” Bata Australia recently relaunched the Bubblegummers brand. Beloved by primary-schoolers around the world, Bubblegummers have long been one of Bata’s iconic brands.

Read the full article below.

Bata Industrials

As one of the largest manufacturers of safety shoes, Bata plays a major role in safeguarding the health of the world’s workers. From the heavy-duty Sentinel favored by emergency personnel, to the feminine Elegance and the sporty new Bickz, Bata has a shoe for every vocation where safety counts. Exclusive features such as our shock-absorbing Tunnelsystem, TriTech Plus anti-slip soles, Bata Cool Comfort linings, and integrated TPU toecaps provide the highest level of protection while keeping your feet cool and comfortable. Bata Industrials was the first manufacturer of safety shoes in Europe to receive an A-status certificate from the esteemed SATRA research and technology centre. Sometimes a shoe has to do a little more; that’s why there’s Bata Industrials.

Bata Industrials Website

Dubben a Firm Favorite in Pakistan

What makes the Dubben so popular? The secret lies firstly in its classic moccasin style, which blends seamlessly with both local and western attire. (The shoe is sold as “Mocassino by Bata.”) And secondly, with its extremely comfortable synthetic upper and light TPR outsole, Dubben is easy to wear all day.

Bata Pakistan introduced its Dubben shoe in 2007, and it quickly became a customer favorite. Almost ten years later, Dubben’s popularity continues to grow, with sales reaching 180,000 pairs last year alone.

Research & Development

Innovative, modern – design and Excellence in manufacturing
Read more to know more about the Research & Development in Bata.

Bata Bangladesh Receives 2015 Best Footwear Brand Award

Organized by Bangladesh Brand Forum (BBF), the annual Best Brand Awards recognize those brands that have most distinguished themselves in terms of business value and consumer performance.

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Metrials – Leather

Leather is the most used natural material, and presents ideal characteristics for footwear. Leather breathes, it is soft, offers very good absorption ability; and is able to adjust to the individual shape of foot.

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Valtina: A Prima Ballerina from SICA 2’s Bata Women

A star to come… Recently unveiled as part of the Spring Summer Asia/Africa Bata collection, a ballerina shoe called Valtina is sure to be a standout.

Sneak Peek! Read more below.


Tomy Takkies

It’s time to rediscover TOMY Takkies. Generations of feet have felt the touch of TOMY Takkies; now they’re back and making a serious statement. Functional and forever fashionable, TOMY Takkies are classic canvas shoes with amazing appeal. They’re colorful, sport a soft rubber sole and a classic 60’s style that’s marvelously modern. An old favorite with a new twist, today’s Takkies are also shaped as pumps, brogues and deck shoes- so regardless of your attire, you always have an excuse to wear your TOMY Takkies.


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