Known for producing some of the highest-quality footwear in the world, Diemme’s new ‘Roccia Vet’ is an amalgam of the kind of craftsmanship and materials that have given the brand its storied reputation. Featuring an almond toned suede upper affixed to a Vibram sole, the shoe has minimal but stylish details like signature red laces, and an Italian flag trim tag. Available for purchase here at Hunting and Collecting.
Building on the popular ‘Switchback’ silhouette released this past year, Vans has given a sneak peak at two new colorways that will be available in the new year as part of their Spring collection. The shoes feautre an all-leather or nubuck construction that will be available in a blackout, or black with brown accent colorway. Look for these to his select Vans retailers Jan. 1st.
Frye shows off their chops once again with the release of the Rogan, a beautiful brown hiking boot for the outdoorsman in you. A charming boot perfect for the season now that snowfall has come, the rugged brown leather and hiking laces are ready for whatever the season has in store. Available online now.
Say hi to the Mackendrick, a beautiful brogue from Beatrix Ong. Light brown natural leather is stitched onto a low stacked heel, with a wonderful shortwing design. The clean derby style shoe is a great casual or formal choice, with the light colored leather looking smart when paired with a light suit, or even with a pair of jeans or cord. Available online now.
Frye channels the working spirit of the American midwest with the Arkansas, a dark brown mid-rise boot. A round toe leather boot with slight stacked heel, the reinforced eyelets and mouth make this boot a great choice. Available online now.
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.