FNG has reworked two versions of Fracap’s M120 classic boot, resulting in a very stylish looking hiking style boot. A hand made mountaineering boot from Italy, these boots feature a Morflex Vibram sole, and either full grain brown leather or black waxed leather. Each is limited to 50 pairs, and available from FNG starting on December 2nd.
It’s rainy and unfortunate here around the offices, so we’re staying dry with some great wet weather boots, similar to these Zip boots from River Island. The boots are made of superb leather and waxed canvas for a great inclement weather boot. Available online now.
The kind people at Base London have been kind enough to let us know about the Gatsby, a piece from Base London’s spring / summer 2011 collection. Featuring a round toe suede construction with derby style lacing, and red brick welted sole, this charming shoe will hit selected Base London stockists soon.
We’ve seen shearling, we’ve seen tweed, we’ve seen wool, but this offering from Palladium is the first time we’ve ever seen sweater fabric used to line a boot. The Palladium foldover boot is lined in this unique cable knit, and fitted with contrast laces to finish. A charming boot, you can find it online now.
Allen Edmonds produces the Maxfield, a rich brown leather loafer, with a wonderfully rustic quality to it. Featuring a tasseled loafer design, the bridge of the Maxfield also features braided leather detailing that runs throughout the mouth. A beautiful loafer with a wonderfully tweedy quality, you can find it online now.
Want some real rugged dependability? It doesn’t get tougher than Red Wing Shoes, and this classic Eight-Inch Moc Oro-ginal is as tough as they come. A tough as nails work boot with Traction tread no-slip crepe wedge soles, and all leather construction, this boot is built tough enough for whatever you can throw at it. Available online now.
Converse teams up with Aloha Rag to craft these wild JP Zip sneakers. The inspiration for this sneaker is said to be New York City, and it’s eclectic, cosmopolitan style. To that end, a variety of styles and materials come together for this sneaker. Patent leather mids, buffalo leather details, rubber soles, brass zippers. Limited to 150 pairs, and available online now.
Take a good hard look at these Corbett derby contrast leather boots from D.S Dundee, because they’re some of the finest boots you’ll see all season. Dundee does some great work, using unique pebbled and smooth leather to create some beautiful contrast effects on the uppers to create a lovely boot. Available online now.
Take care of your fine shoes with this cedar shoe care valet, along with starter care kit. This solidly built piece of American carpentry is perfect for caring for your shoes, and the perfect platform for your brushing and polishing. To that end, the valet ships with two small tins of polish, two cloth polish applicators, and a small horsehair brush. A great addition to any shoe buff’s closet, you can find it at Nordstrom now.
When travelling, the last thing you want is to worry about your shoes. Thankfully, Premiata‘s tough leather lace-up boots ease that worry from your mind, producing a clean leather boot with a sturdy construction. The stacked heel provides plenty of rich support while you’re walking, while the leather provides protection against anything you might encounter. Available now from Farfetch.