The quintessential hiking boot design, every pair of Fracap boots are handmade in Italy, and until recently produced solely for the Japanese market. This new take on the classic Fracap M120 Scarponcino is expertly crafted in Italy, constructed with full grain leather uppers Goodyear welted to a Natural Vibram Morflex sole unit, offering unequalled comfort and durability. Available now at End.
This new release takes Nike’s sleeper hit, the incredibly popular Rosherun and gives it a new mid-height silhouette and rugged outdoor aesthetic. This version retains the unbelievably comfortable wedge EVA sole, which now features a colour block update and features a unique textured toe box, a hiking inspired lacing system and it is finished with canvas loops at the heel. The Nike Roshe Run Sneakerboot is available for pre-order now at End.
Amsterdam retailer Tenue de Nimes has teamed up with American heritage brand Red Wing to create a pair of beautiful Natural Indigo Boots. Earlier in the year, Tenue de Nimes visited the Japanese factory of Rampuya & Co. to find out if it would be possible to dip-dye a pair of leather boots and achieve a desired result. Rampuya took to creating a special blend of natural and artificial indigos for Tenue de Nimes to select from, and the retailer ended up with a deep, natural tone for the boot. Featuring a moc-toe, a crepe wedged sole and contrasting laces, this made in the USA, dyed in Japan edition is limited to just 50 pairs and is available in-store as well as online at Tenue de Nimes.
One of the most recognized silhouettes created, Timberland’s classic 6″ boot has been reworked by streetwear-dons, Stussy. Constructed with all leather uppers and contrast white stitching with a rubber welt and durable lug sole unit this rugged boot is more than capable of coping with anything the British weather may throw at you. The 14-eyelet boot is finished with a side zip, padded collar, branded Timberland metal decal to the rear and a Stussy branded tongue. Available now at End.
Part of the Classic Dress Beckman collection, the 9013 boot is modelled upon Red Wing‘s classic heritage styling. This iteration features a robust 6″ Roccia sole unit and plain Round Toe detail. The uppers are constructed from Chestnut Featherstone, a leather produced at Red Wing’s S.B. Foot Tannery in Featherstone, MN., which can be polished keeping their dress styling.
The Red Wing Wabasha takes the classic 6″ moccasin boot silhouette, and combines it with handsewn contrast stitching and American-made waxed canvas ankle panels. The rawhide leather laces and Vibram mini lug sole complete this well-loved Red Wing heritage style perfectly. Available now at End.
Italian label Diemme originally created the Tibet boot as part of their hunting range, but the style has quickly become popular among the fashion set. Imagined in a pebbled leather ‘Bucarest’ colorways, the rugged boot features a heavily padded collar and improved bridge support. Anchoring the Tibet boot is a Montagna Block Vibram sole; often favored by policemen and firefighters for superior traction. Diemme’s Tibet is now available via New York’s Kith for $585 USD.
Yuketen presents these innovative Made-in-Canada calf high wool boots in green and brown camo print. Featuring a round moccasin stitched toe and leather vamp, these shoes are definitely an attention-getter. You can pick up a pair now at Ssense.
Part of Nike’s new ‘Sneakerboot’ collection of footwear, the Air Force 1 Duckboot is now starting to hit various Nike retailers in a variety of colorways. More than just a morphed silhouette, this Duckboot version of the Air Force 1 features a technical leather upper with WaterShield technology, a contrasting light blue quilted wool collar for comfort and a particularly heavily treaded sole for grip in the icy winter months. Expect these to his various Nike retail outlets this week.
Australian footwear purveyors Feit have again taken their handmade ethos to a new level with these Buffalo leather hiking boots. The boots feature a superior Goodyear Welt construction, with removable insoles, cork footbed, and Vibram Gumlite outsoles. These shoes are stitched by master craftsmen who ensure quality and durability and are left on a last for 10 days to ensure proper shape and fit. Interestingly enough, Feit themselves recommend you wear these boots barefoot, so pick up a pair at Feit Direct and try it for yourself.